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South Sudan

Officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. It is planned that the capital city will be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future. South Sudan is bordered by Sudan to the north, Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and the Central African Republic to the west. South Sudan has a population of approximately 8 to 10 million and Juba is the capital and largest city of the Republic. 

Universities

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University of Juba

The University of Juba is South Sudan's premier and comprehensive university. It was established in 1975 and first admitted students in 1977. It currently boasts 10,000, students and 400 faculty spread across 8 colleges, 2 schools, 4 specialized centres, and 2 Institutes. We are based in downtown Juba, the beautiful and cosmopolitan capital of South Sudan. Colleges include law and medicine, engineering, agriculture, natural resources and environmental sciences, applied and industrial science, education, computer science, and management sciences. Our graduate school of Public Service is one-of-a-kind in the country, and is committed to the training of exceptional leaders for government, NGOs, and private sector companies. Our Centre for Peace and Development Studies provides the only graduate postgraduate programmes in security, strategic, diplomatic, and humanitarian and development studies.