What caused the South Sudan Civil War?


What caused the South Sudan Civil War?

South Sudan:

Decades of civil war characterized Sudan ever since its independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956. These wars eventually led to the independence of South Sudan in 2011, yet conflicts have continued in both Sudan and South Sudan since that time.

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The South Sudanese Civil War was caused by ethnic tensions and by divisions in the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), which has ruled the...

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Sudanese Civil War Lesson for Kids
Sudanese Civil War Lesson for Kids


Chapter 20 / Lesson 123

Sudan has been in a civil war for about 50 years. Two civil wars and the formation of one of the world's newest countries still hasn't prevented more fighting. In this lesson, we will learn about some of the causes of the wars in Sudan.

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