Archives: South Sudan

Prospects for Peace in South Sudan

In July of 2011, revelers celebrated in the streets of the city of Joban, the capital of the newly-formed Republic of South Sudan. But even then there were fears that ethnic divisions would divide the country. This hour we’ll examine the prospects for peace in light of the recent stream of violence that’s left over a thousand people dead.

Challenges for South Sudan Independence

In two days, the world welcomes its 196th country, but many challenges face the new nation including a threat of civil war. Today we’ll talk with a historian and two former “Lost Boys,” who were refugees from South Sudan.