5 REASONS SOUTH SUDAN THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC) - PART 6

South Sudan, also known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked nation in East Africa. Ethiopia, Sudan, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Kenya are its neighbours. 


5 REASONS SOUTH SUDAN JOINED THE EAC.


Since 1956, the south and north of the former nation of Sudan have been fighting a civil war. In 2011, it became independent. In 2013, there was an attempt at a coup.

It is characterized by high levels of poverty and illiteracy as well as a low GDP and yearly budget. The Dinka and Nuer populations are deeply divided along ethnic lines.

 It has diplomatic issues with the Sudanese Republic over a number of disputed states, as well as with Uganda over boundary disputes and Kenya over the Ilemi Triangle, which is on the border between Kenya and South Sudan. It is an island nation. The military government is in charge of it.

Furthermore, in South Sudan, the capital and largest city is Juba. South Sudan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021 was $5.94 billion USD.

5 REASONS SOUTH SUDAN JOINED THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

1.  Diversification of the Economy

2.  High Transport Costs
3.  In Kenya and Uganda, there are about 70,000 South Sudanese students.
4.  The EAC common market protocol has relaxed the VISA requirements, which makes it simpler for South Sudanese citizens to conduct business.
5. Landlocked issues and resolving ethnic issues.


                                                       

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