WHY PARTNER WITH A SOUTH SUDANESE PASTOR?
South Sudan, a country in NE Africa, is the newest country in the world, having gained independence from the Republic of the Sudan in 2011 after 50 years of civil war.
Since independence there has been continued tribal infighting, making life precarious for all South Sudanese.
The South Sudanese population is composed mostly of Nilotic peoples, and it is demographically among the youngest nations in the world, with roughly half under 18 years old
INTERESTING COUNTRY FACTS
South Sudanese pound
South Sudan is a multilingual country, with over 60 indigenous languages spoken. The official language of the country is English which was introduced in the region during the colonial era.
This is a list of ethnic groups in South Sudan. The Dinka are the largest ethnic group, followed by the Nuer, although due to unreliable population data it is disputed whether the Bari, the Shilluk, or the Zande are the third largest.
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