Sudan to split

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In January, people in southern Sudan overwhelming voted to split from the north as a new country. The Republic of South Sudan is to take control of the southern regions this July.

The US State Department warns that this transition period may be marked by civil unrest, the migration of persons between the north and south, and disruptions or delays in government services, particularly in the south.

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In January, people in southern Sudan overwhelming voted to split from the north as a new country. The Republic of South Sudan is to take control of the southern regions this July.

The US State Department warns that this transition period may be marked by civil unrest, the migration of persons between the north and south, and disruptions or delays in government services, particularly in the south.