Braving odds for South Sudan vote

Many who fled the civil war are returning despite grinding poverty to vote in referendum.


    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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