South Sudan

Birthing a Nation - South Sudan’s first year


South Sudan's army, or the SPLA, soldiers drive in a truck on the frontline in Panakuach, Unity state, April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
by Eric Martyn on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:15 AM via
A girl collects water from a borehole in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
by Eric Martyn on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 AM
Muslims stand outside the Grand Mosque during Friday prayers in Khartoum November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Files
by Eric Martyn on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:45 AM
A man gestures at a market burnt in an air strike by the Sudanese air force in Rubkona near Bentiu April 23, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
by Eric Martyn on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:11 AM via
A girl walks across an old bridge after leaving the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
by Eric Martyn on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:13 AM via
A man waves South Sudan's national flag as he attends the Independence Day celebrations in the capital Juba, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
by Eric Martyn on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:17 AM via
A woman holds a candle during South Sudan's independence day celebrations in Juba July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevi.........c
by Eric Martyn on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:21 AM via
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Reuters is chronicling the first year in the life of South Sudan - and assessing the odds of whether it will flourish or fail. Share your opinions, stories and pictures of South Sudan.

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