December 19, 2013
A Test for South Sudan
The National, The National
The Associated Press
With the latest news of violence from what seems to be a failed coup in South Sudan, some analysts were quickly predicting the end for the world’s newest country. The capital, Juba, saw up to 500 people killed in street battles between rival factions of the nation’s army. South Sudan is, however, used to gloomy prognostications, having been the subject of a series of premature obituaries since even before it was created in July 2011.
TAGGED: Africa, Sudan, South Sudan