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In this photo released by United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Monday, July 25, 2016, women participate at Friendship Primary and Nursery School, a makeshift school comprising of several classrooms that has been opened for internally displaced people in a transit area, at the United Nations Mission compound in Tomping, Juba, South Sudan. The initiative is providing basic education to about 900 displaced children and adolescents. (Isaac Billy/UNMISS via AP)

South Sudan

July 8, 2011

The African republic celebrates its independence in the wake of a bloody, two-decade civil war.