South Sudan Audio Report in Juba Arabic

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Thu Dec 27 2012, 12:45:00

Reuters has done a series of reports on South Sudan after one year of independence titled "Birthing a Nation: South Sudan's First Year." Some of these reports have been condensed into two thirteen minute audio reports in Juba Arabic. The reports focus on the situation around Pibor, near the border with Ethiopia.

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