Cultural Diversity In South Sudan

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The country’s history is interwoven with slavery, Ottoman oppression, British colonization and old Sudanese oppression. The Country became peaceful in 2005 - after decades of civil war - when the comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was ratified. In this agreement, South Sudan gained independence during the January 2011 referendum. South Sudan became a sovereign state officially on 9 July 2011. The country is a member of UN from 14 July, 2011, wishes to join the Commonwealth, not yet accepted as of 10 October 2016.
Dual citizenship is allowed in the country and from February 2012, based on an agreement, citizens of both Sudan and South Sudan could live, be employed, own property, and travel freely between the two countries. The country has excellent economic ties with Israel and Uganda. (maybe enter through them). (WIKIPEDIA) DONE
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This diversity has presented both a unique opportunity for the country to enjoy the richness of these tribal traditions as well as a threat to the national unity and a sense of collective national identity. In other words, just as the rest of black Africa, South Sudan has had to face the question of whether cultural diversity is an asset (no) that aides the progression of the country or a liability that could shatter the hope of a strong collective nationhood. (southsudan embassy)

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