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South Sudan jubilant ahead of vote
In the final days before the referendum, south Sudan appears to have made its decision.
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 19:48 GMT

The final day of campaigning before a historic referendum is under way in south Sudan, but for many people the future has already been decided.

There is excitement in the air in the capital, Juba, as people look forward to the possibility of a split from the north.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports.

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