South Sudan became independent of Sudan on 9 July 2011. For all materials about this territory before its independence, please see our section on Sudan.
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Author: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)
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South Sudan: Fighting over control of oil fields escalates as rebels warn oil companies to shut operations to starve govt. of revenue
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Author: Sebastian Gatimu, Institute for Security Studies, Nairobi
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South Sudan: Saferworld report highlights challenges & gives recommendations for Chinese investments
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Author: Radio Tamazuj (South Sudan)
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