South Sudan builds national archive

World’s youngest country tries to salvage history and colonial era documents before it became independent.

South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, is building a national archive to salvage its history before it became independent.

But years of war have meant thousands of documents from the colonial era have been left to rot. Archivists are in a race against time to save what they can.

Al Jazeera’s Anna Cavell reports from Juba.

Source: Al Jazeera