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South Sudan capital votes 97.5% to break away

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 21:09 (AFP) JUBA, Sudan — The once sleepy south Sudan town of Juba that hopes to become the world’s newest national capital opted 97.5 percent for independence, preliminary results from a landmark vote showed Wednesday. There were 211,018 votes cast for independence for the mainly Christian, African region against just 3,650 […]

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