Two Years On, South Sudan Still Faces Major Challenges

As South Sudan marks its second year of independence, aid agencies say U.S.$485 million is required to help some three million people 'survive and rebuild their lives'.


  • South Sudan:  South Sudanese Hopeful On Second Independence Day

    Voice of America, 9 July 2013

    The searing midday heat at Juba's main stadium couldn't deter revelers from the dancing, singing and cheering that started at dawn to mark the second birthday of the world's ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Kiir Says Era of Impunity On Corruption Crimes Is Over

    Sudan Tribune, 9 July 2013

    South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit reiterated in a speech delivered in the second commemoration of the independence day that his government will no more tolerate corruption ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  South Sudan, Two Years On

    Amnesty International, 9 July 2013

    On 9 July South Sudan will celebrate two years of independence. Amnesty International's expert Khairunissa Dhala takes stock of the world's newest nation. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Kagame Calls for Continental Integration At Second S. Sudan Independence

    News of Rwanda, 10 July 2013

    President Paul Kagame has called for unity as the way to develop the African continent in all aspects. read more »

South Sudan's flag (file photo).