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Securing south Sudan
Region's police struggle with limited resources ahead of important elections.
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2010 15:59 GMT

A peace deal in 2005 ended the second Sudanese civil war and established southern Sudan as an autonomous region within the country.

However, the region remains plagued with intra-tribal conflicts as it prepares for local and national presidential this year followed by a referendum on independence in 2011.

Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from Juba on attempts by the police to bring unity and security to the region, despite their limited resources.

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Al Jazeera
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