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Things I Love About South Sudan

Written by Ndesanjo Macha On 25 January 2014 @ 18:44 pm | 6 Comments

In Citizen Media, English, Ethnicity & Race, Politics, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa, War & Conflict, Weblog, Women & Gender

Despite the human misery and the hardships [1] the South Sudanese people have to face as fighting continues in the world's newest nation [2], South Sudanese and friends of South Sudan have taken to Twitter to share their love of the country with the hashtag #ThingILoveaboutSouthSudan [3].

South Sudan has been at war since December 16, 2013 after an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to former vice-president Riek Machar [4].

A South Sudanese girl at independence festivities [5]

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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URLs in this post:

[1] the human misery and the hardships: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/12/20/crisis-southsudan-coup-ethniconflct/

[2] newest nation: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2011/07/10/south-sudan-free-at-last/

[3] #ThingILoveaboutSouthSudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ThingsILoveaboutSouthSudan&src=hash

[4] Riek Machar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riek_Machar

[5] Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_South_Sudanese_girl_at_independence_festivities_%285926735716%29.jpg

[6] #thingsiloveaboutSouthSudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23thingsiloveaboutSouthSudan&src=hash

[7] pic.twitter.com/x51DeBicf7: http://t.co/x51DeBicf7

[8] January 16, 2014: https://twitter.com/viadya/statuses/423694823673982976

[9] #ThingsILoveAboutSouthSudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ThingsILoveAboutSouthSudan&src=hash

[10] pic.twitter.com/iYCcok7aOo: http://t.co/iYCcok7aOo

[11] January 15, 2014: https://twitter.com/berniefenning/statuses/423601351890059265

[12] #SouthSudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SouthSudan&src=hash

[13] pic.twitter.com/afe7rD55B3: http://t.co/afe7rD55B3

[14] January 15, 2014: https://twitter.com/gringo_loco/statuses/423576131564863488

[15] January 12, 2014: https://twitter.com/snolen/statuses/422362092931280898

[16] January 18, 2014: https://twitter.com/modernemeid/statuses/424412042682834944

[17] pic.twitter.com/Wkk3fYPh7N: http://t.co/Wkk3fYPh7N

[18] January 15, 2014: https://twitter.com/AguilB/statuses/423558531158376448

[19] #thingsiloveaboutsouthsudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23thingsiloveaboutsouthsudan&src=hash

[20] pic.twitter.com/Q8SB70tluY: http://t.co/Q8SB70tluY

[21] January 15, 2014: https://twitter.com/Sunday_Jimmy/statuses/423557971256168448

[22] pic.twitter.com/cQgm15GlU0: http://t.co/cQgm15GlU0

[23] January 17, 2014: https://twitter.com/jonahleff/statuses/424203890150490112

[24] pic.twitter.com/PGAUDZtSyY: http://t.co/PGAUDZtSyY

[25] January 15, 2014: https://twitter.com/berniefenning/statuses/423601271372017664

[26] pic.twitter.com/DiDPVN3tB4: http://t.co/DiDPVN3tB4

[27] January 11, 2014: https://twitter.com/willowwistful/statuses/422100031605186560

[28] #ThingsIloveaboutSouthSudan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ThingsIloveaboutSouthSudan&src=hash

[29] January 12, 2014: https://twitter.com/Hashim11/statuses/422297324690624512

[30] pic.twitter.com/T4qJrBnsNv: http://t.co/T4qJrBnsNv

[31] January 11, 2014: https://twitter.com/Evalopa/statuses/422090051875389440

[32] http://t.co/mLMWCB0Jyb: http://t.co/mLMWCB0Jyb

[33] January 11, 2014: https://twitter.com/Dunia_Duara/statuses/422083372865687552

[34] January 11, 2014: https://twitter.com/SouthSudanPatri/statuses/422079358681903104

[35] January 14, 2014: https://twitter.com/micheleperry/statuses/422947535976558592

[36] January 11, 2014: https://twitter.com/IanECox/statuses/422025057666617344

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