South Sudan became a nation on July 9, 2011, after separating from the Republic of Sudan.
People related to South Sudan:
Salva Kiir Mayardit - president
Other current South Sudan relationships:
African Union - member state
Chemical Weapons Convention - non-signatory country
Frontier Services Group - petroleum ministry contractor
Interpol - member nation
Paris Agreement - participant
Satellite Sentinel Project - monitors activities
South Sudan past relationships:
Donald E. Booth - U.S. special envoy
Susan D. Page - U.S. ambassador
Muckety news stories featuring South Sudan
The power of celebrity was palpable in Washington this week, as George Clooney testified before the Senate, posed for photos at the White House state dinner and traveled the talk-show circuit to discuss violence in the Sudan.
March 16, 2012