Africa's newest state draws closer to launch

The news about Sudan in the so-called developed world is most-often focused on the dramatic, often tragic events that happen there. That's understandable given the country's history since its 1956 independence from Britian and Egypt. But with the January CPA referendum vote to separate itself from the North, Southern Sudanese have started down a path to create the world's newest state. Though fraught with uncertainty and huge challenges, progress is being made, however undramatic. Click here to read more in this  IRIN News story.