A proud South Sudanese talks to WADR on building new state from scratch
Wednesday, November 9 makes it exactly four months since Afica’s newest independent republic, South Sudan was born.
It was on July 9 this year that South Sudan declared its independence as a result of a referendum after a comprehensive peace deal with the north. On July 14, the republic of South Sudan became a member of the United Nations and on July 28, the brand new state joined the African Union (AU).
Given the rugged history and the faltering development down in the south when Sudan was one country, the new South Sudan nation will have to virtually begin everything from scratch.
But four months on, how are conditions like in Africa’s 53rd state ?
Recently, WADR’s Frank Sainworla caught up with a proud South Sudanese citizen, who was among participants at the African Economic Conference in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Mr. Jamal Wani, an official of the Central Bank.
Click audio below to listen to Frank’s interview with Wani, a proud citizen of the four month-old independent republic of South Sudan.Tweet