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25 Oct 2010 14:34 GMT | Politics, Africa
Many southern Sudanese who fled the region during the decades-long civil war are returning to the south to make their vote count in next year's referendum.
Some politicians are hoping the homecomers will play a key role in swinging the vote towards South Sudan's independence.
But, as Al Jazeera's Haru Mustasa explains from the regional capital, Juba, for many it has been a tough homecoming.
Source: Al Jazeera
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