The world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, has cancelled its sixth Independence Day celebrations for the second year in a row. Their independence falls on July 9 each year.

Juba said it had cancelled the celebrations citing financial reasons – the same reason the 2016 event did not hold. Minister of Information said on Friday night after a cabinet meeting that available resources will be channeled to other more pressing areas.

“We are not celebrating the anniversary of independence because th…

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