Friday, July 8, 2011

World gives welcome Africa’s youngest state

The Citizene: "Dar es Salaam. The world today welcomes into the fold the youngest state in Africa when Southern Sudan finally gains independence from the larger Sudan.

Already hailed in some quarters as the party of the decade, celebrations would go into full swing in Juba, the designate capital of the newest state, which was born out of long-drawn-out negotiations to break what was hitherto the biggest country on the continent. "