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Britannica Quiz Geography of Africa Quiz Where is Serengeti National Park? What is Rhodesia called today? Find out by taking this quiz about Africa. Relief South Sudan’s vast plains and plateaus are drained by the Nile River and its tributaries. This river system runs from south to north across the entire length of the east-central part of the country. At the heart of the country is a clay plain, the centre of which is occupied by an enormous swampy region known as Al-Sudd (the Sudd). There are two contrasting upland areas.

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South Sudan vs DR Congo: 2023 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers, Group F Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture, and Probable Lineups, August 27 2022South Sudan vs DR Congo will take place at Salle Mohamed Mzali for a 2023 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers Group F match on Saturday. South Sudan sits in second place in the group table with 13 points having won six games and losing one. They come into this game on the back of a 69-66 loss to Senegal.

Despite some obstacles, the eagerly awaited referendum did take place: a weeklong vote on independence for southern Sudan was held January 9–15, 2011, with the results indicating the south’s overwhelming preference to secede. The country of South Sudan declared independence on July 9, 2011. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica Land South Sudan is bounded on the north by Sudan; on the east by Ethiopia; on the south by Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and on the west by the Central African Republic.

Because of this, British energies in the north were free to be directed toward modernization efforts, whereas in the south they were more focused on simply maintaining order, leading to a dichotomy of development between north and south that continued for several decades. After Sudan became independent in 1956, numerous governments over the years found it difficult to win general acceptance from the country’s diverse political constituencies, especially in the south. An early conflict arose between those northern leaders who hoped to impose the vigorous extension of Islamic law and culture to all parts of the country and those who opposed this policy. The latter group included the majority of southern Sudan’s population, many of whom were already up in arms over fears that the south would be further marginalized by the northern-based government; those fears led to a lengthy civil war (1955–72).

The second quarter was more of the same as Cameroon increased their lead with the scoreboard reading 34-20. Cameroon led the scoring in the third quarter too as the score was 52-43. Congo put up a monumental comeback but could not get the job done as they lost the game 71-69. Read more: Italy vs Georgia Preview South Sudan vs DR Congo: Predicted Lineup South Sudan: Padiet Wang, Sunday Dech, Nuni Omot, Majok Deng, Koch Bar DR Congo: Myck Kabongo, Jonathan Kuminga, Rodrigue Ebondo Tambwe, Rolly Fula Nganga, Jordan Sakho Where And When To Watch? The 2023 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers Group F match between South Sudan and DR Congo will be held at Salle Mohamed Mzali in Monastir on Saturday, August 27 at 10:30 PM (Congo time), 11:30 PM (South Sudan time) and Sunday, August 28 at 3:00 AM (Indian time).

Senegal started the game well and took the first quarter 17-11. South Sudan hit back in the second quarter and took the score 27-24. The third quarter was very close as South Sudan only led Senegal by one point with the score at 43-42. They were not able to hold on to that lead as Senegal finished the game 69-66 and won the game. On the other hand, DR Congo sits in fifth place in the standings with 11 points having won four games and losing three. They come into this game on the back of a 71-69 loss to Cameroon. Congo started the game in dismal fashion as Cameroon raced to an early lead in the first quarter with the score 21-5.

The Addis Ababa Agreement of 1972 ended the conflict only temporarily, and in the next decade widespread fighting resumed with the second civil war (1983–2005). Numerous discussions, cease-fires, and agreements between southern leaders and their northern counterparts occurred but yielded very little success until the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), which ended warfare and generated an outline of new measures to share power, distribute wealth, and provide security in Sudan. Significantly, it also granted southern Sudan semiautonomous status and stipulated that a referendum on independence for the region would be held in six years.

Prior to 2011, South Sudan was part of Sudan, its neighbour to the north. South Sudan’s population, predominantly African cultures who tend to adhere to Christian or animist beliefs, was long at odds with Sudan’s largely Muslim and Arab northern government. South Sudan’s capital is Juba. South Sudan was settled by many of its current ethnic groups during the 15th–19th centuries. After the Sudan region was invaded in 1820 by Muḥammad ʿAlī, viceroy of Egypt under the Ottoman Empire, the southern Sudan was plundered for slaves. By the end of the 19th century the Sudan was under British-Egyptian rule. Although the north accepted British rule relatively quickly, there was greater resistance in the south.

South Sudan | Facts, Map, People, & HistoryAudio File: National anthem of South Sudan Head Of State And Government: President: Salva Kiir Mayardit Capital: Juba4 Population: (2022 est. ) 14, 235, 000 Form Of Government: transitional government1 with two legislative houses (National Legislative Assembly [3322]; Council of States [503]) Official Language: English5 Summary Read a brief summary of this topic South Sudan, also called Southern Sudan, country located in northeastern Africa. Its rich biodiversity includes lush savannas, swamplands, and rainforests that are home to many species of wildlife.

The Ironstone Plateau lies between the Nile-Congo watershed and the clay plain; its level country is marked with inselbergs (isolated hills rising abruptly from the plains). On the Uganda border there are massive ranges with peaks rising to more than 10, 000 feet (3, 000 metres). The Imatong Mountains contain Mount Kinyeti (elevation 10, 456 feet [3, 187 metres]), the highest point in South Sudan. Get a Britannica Premium subscription and gain access to exclusive content. Subscribe Now Drainage and soils The Nile River system is the dominant physical feature, and all streams and rivers of South Sudan drain either into or toward the Nile. The White Nile (Baḥr Al-Abyaḍ) enters the country as the Mountain Nile (Baḥr Al-Jabal) from the south through rapids at Nimule on the Uganda border.

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After its confluence with the left- (west-) bank tributary known as the Baḥr Al-Ghazāl, the Mountain Nile becomes the White Nile. A little farther north along its course, the White Nile receives much of its water from the right-bank Sobat River, which flows from the Ethiopian Plateau to join the Nile near Malakal. Drainage in the country does not always reach the Nile rivers; the rivers of the southwest, for example, infrequently reach the Baḥr Al-Ghazāl system.

[LIVESTREAM#] Congo vs South Sudan live video The match starts at 12:00 AM on March 21st, 2023. Catch the latest Congo and South Sudan news and find up to date Africa Cup of