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IPFS News Link • Energy

Independence of Southern Sudan and East Africa Oil Boom

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A few days ago, 98 percent of Southern Sudan voted for independence from the North. This is an offshoot of the 2005 Bush sponsored peace treaty, which will be effective on July 9, 2011. Sudan is the largest country in Africa and has suffered through almost fifty years of bloody civil war since its independence from Britain in 1956.