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South Sudan: vibrant ministry

In 2011, after over two decades of civil war, the new African nation of South Sudan divided from Sudan.


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Blankets and nets arriving at Bentiu, South Sudan

All hoped for development and deliverance from extreme poverty through oil revenues. Since December 2013, hopes have been repeatedly dashed by brutal military clashes and reprisals destroying homes, crops, oil installations, and the few existing services. Thousands have been killed. Around two million fled for their lives internally to safe areas or to camps in neighbouring Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda.