South Sudan - South Sudan South Sudan is the newest country...

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South Sudan South Sudan is the newest country in Africa as of 2011. As one might expect, it broke off from the country of Sudan , following a long civil war and a vote in which over 95% of the people voted to split off. The reasons for the civil war and split are ethnic, religious, and economic; Sudan is mostly Arab and Muslim, while South Sudan is mostly black and Christian. Furthermore, most of the oil in Sudan was located in the South, without which the government of Sudan would have a very hard time operating. Currently, there is an agreement to share the oil revenues between South Sudan (which is where the oil itself is located) and with Sudan (which has the pipelines which transport the petroleum to a port in their territory.) Currently, South Sudan is underdeveloped, with very little infrastructure, a massive health crisis (extreme rates of infant mortality and diseases that have long since died in Western Countries), and continuing instability in the border with Sudan to the north. The consequences of decades of
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