PBS Newshour speaks with Pulitzer Center journalist Rebecca Hamilton on the challenges the new nation of South Sudan, which declared independence on Saturday, July 9, will face in the future.

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"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.

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January 9, 2014 / Reuters
Rebecca Hamilton
Three years ago, South Sudan gained independence and became its own nation. Now, it may be about to start a civil war.
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Coverage of Darfur fluctuates between journalists ignoring the conflict for long periods or zooming in for short bursts. The one constant: the continued suffering of the local inhabitants.