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Things I Love About South Sudan

Despite the human misery and the hardships the South Sudanese people have to face as fighting continues in the world's newest nation, South Sudanese and friends of South Sudan have taken to Twitter to share their love of the country with the hashtag #ThingILoveaboutSouthSudan.

South Sudan has been at war since December 16, 2013 after an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to former vice-president Riek Machar.

A South Sudanese girl at independence festivities

A South Sudanese girl at independence festivities
Public domain image – original by Jonathan Morgenstein/USAID on flickr

Here is what people love about South Sudan:

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