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The Birth of a New Nation: South Sudan

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 13th July, 2011 | 3 Comments

IMG_0589On July 9, 2011, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan after an overwhelming majority of South Sudanese voted to secede and become Africa’s newest country. Beth Garriott, Global Exchange’s Gifts & Grants Officer who lived in South Sudan from 2006-2007, shares her thoughts about South Sudan’s independence.