Southern Sudan went to the bushes 25 years back to fight the Arabs in Khartoum in a bid to get independence. Millions of lives were lost in this civil war.
At the end of the fight, Southern Sudan was curved out of the former main Republic of Sudan forming the new Republic of Southern Sudan. The people of Juba and Southern Sudan jubilated as Southern Sudan became an independent state.
But one year down the road, life in Southern Sudan is worse than what it was when the country was part of the greater Sudan.
The country is reeled through high inflation, border fighting, tribalism, immorality, murders, political persecution, political unrest, disease outbreaks, and aerial bombing by northern Sudan, shortage of hard currency, ethnic rivalry, political quarrels and corruption in government offices.