03 January 2012

    [RE-WIND 2011][#37] World's Newest Country

    Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
    The world gained a new nation. On July 8, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan officially seceded from Sudan, ending a 50-year struggle marked by violence and civil war. South Sudan marked its independence with celebrations that drew international dignitaries and thousands of citizens to the capital city of Juba. 



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