South Sudan Modern History

South Sudan is a country located in Eastern Africa. With the capital city of Juba, South Sudan has a population of 11,193,736 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. South Sudan’s modern history is closely related to its northern neighbor Sudan. Decades of war between these areas, from the 1950s onwards, have resulted in up to 2.5 million dead and widespread refugee flows throughout the region. The conflict led to…

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South Sudan Healthcare and Money

South Sudan Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required cholera Yes diphtheria Yes Hepatitis A Yes malaria 2 rabies Once in a while tetanus Yes Typhoid & Polio Yes yellow fever 1 Overview Good medical facilities are available in Juba. There are also limited acceptable facilities in Wau, Yei and Malakal.┬áCheck findjobdescriptions for more information. Notes vaccinations [1] A vaccination certificate against yellow fever is required for all travelers older than 9…

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South Sudan: New Start for Fragile State Part III

From guerrilla soldier to government soldier

Part of the dissatisfaction is probably due to the failed handling of the many different South Sudanese militia groups that fought against the SPLM / A and received support from Khartoum during the civil war. The Juba government has tried to make these groups part of the South Sudanese government army. But trust between the soldiers and the ex-militias is low. Many of the former military soldiers have also shown…

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South Sudan: New Start for Fragile State Part I

Plenty of water - in periods

On July 9, 2011, the people of South Sudan rejoiced at finally having their own state and independence from Sudan. However, the very tense relationship with the former enemy in the north and the many conflicts internally in the south are in danger of undermining the peace and the work of building a viable state. What is the background of the new state? Is there peace between north and south?…

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