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  • 15 Jul 2011
    South Sudan officially joins the United Nations

    The striped flag of the Republic of South Sudan was raised outside the United Nations Secretariat building in New York on 14 July, shortly after the General Assembly admitted the new country as the 193rd UN member.

  • 08 Jul 2011
    South Sudanese women break justice barriers

    Poverty, limited access to basic services, low education and literacy levels - just a few of the barriers to legal and human rights faced by women of Western Equatoria state in South Sudan.

  • 08 Jun 2011
    Civil servants get a helping hand

    A strong civil service is crucial to achieving efficient and transparent governance. It also plays a key role in effective service delivery, community security and economic development.

  • 22 Apr 2011
    Protecting cattle-raising communities in South Sudan

    The post-conflict period should be a time of peace and increased security for the people of South Sudan. Ensuring the safety of communities is a key goal for government, and it will demonstrate the benefits of peace while building confidence among the population.

  • 15 Apr 2011
    Reaching communities isolated by the long rainy season

    When the rains come, Upper Nile State is a lonely place. In the remote north-east of South Sudan, the state's roads become all but useless, and clashes between militias and the army make movement on foot potentially dangerous.

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