Whats are the challenges faced by the World’s newest nation?

By George Bamu on February 11, 2012

The Washington Post

South Sudan citizens celebrate as their nation establishes its presence among foreign embassies in Washington D.C.

The top African news of the moment may not be the fact that last December, Time magazine placed positive African news on its cover. On the cover, the magazine reported substantive facts, statistics and lessons about economic growth and improvement in African way of life in the last decade.

Similarly, the experts at The Economist said, “After decades of slow growth, Africa has a real chance to follow in the footsteps of Asia.”

For the time being, the top African news is that the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS), after gaining independence from its northern neighbor, the Republic of Sudan (RoS), faces daunting development and survival challenges.…

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