SOUTH SUDAN SS7CG2B. Sudan South Sudan SUDAN SUDAN SOUTH SUDAN Before July 2011After July 2011

Download SOUTH SUDAN SS7CG2B. Sudan South Sudan SUDAN SUDAN SOUTH SUDAN Before July 2011After July 2011

Post on 24-Dec-2015

225 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

Embed Size (px)

TRANSCRIPT

  • Slide 1
  • SOUTH SUDAN SS7CG2B
  • Slide 2
  • Slide 3
  • Sudan
  • Slide 4
  • South Sudan
  • Slide 5
  • Slide 6
  • SUDAN SUDAN SOUTH SUDAN Before July 2011After July 2011
  • Slide 7
  • HISTORY OF SUDAN Area of constant conflict- north against the south North- IslamicSouth- Christian Sudan gained its independence in 1956 Capital is in the north of the country South was promised participation in the government process, but promise was not kept. Constant raids by the Islamic north on the Christian south- civil war Led to two long periods of conflict and starvation where an estimated 2.5 million people died.
  • Slide 8
  • THE SPLIT INTO TWO COUNTRIES On going peace talks for many years Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed in 2005 After an agreed on 6 year period a vote was taken on whether to become an independent country. 98% of vote went to independence July 9, 2011- became an independent country
  • Slide 9
  • PEOPLE Language- English (official) Religion- animist and Christian Population- 10 million + Literacy Rate- 27% Male- 40% Female- 16%
  • Slide 10
  • GOVERNMENT Republic- (presidential democracy) President- Head of government & Chief of state Legislature and President are elected by popular vote (citizens)
  • Slide 11
  • ECONOMY Underdeveloped & Landlocked Widespread poverty Relies heavily on foreign aid Main occupation- subsistence agriculture Very few resources- BUT they have oil 98% of revenue comes from oil **Since South Sudan is landlocked, they must stay linked with Sudan to be able to transport oil to the ports for shipping.

Recommended

View more >