Monday, 9 July 2012

South Sudan marks first Independence day with Peace calls

A man walks with a child during celebrations in Nairobi

A band plays South Sudanese National Anthem in Nairobi

Guests led by the country`s Higher Education Minister Peter Adwok Nyaba  (with walking stick) cheer up in Nairobi

A Champagne is served during the ceremony

Poster on the country`s Independence day

 Ladies were not left out at the Nairobi Ceremony

South Sudan traditional dancers perform

A woman dances in Nairobi

Excited Southern Sudan citizens showcase their dancing styles

 Country`s ladies residing in Nairobi display their national flag.

South Sudan marked her first Independence with calls of peace from their leaders both at the country`s capital in Juba where the celebrations were led by the country`s President Mr.Salva Kiir Mayardit and in the Diaspora.
At the Kenyan capital,Nairobi where a big number of the country`s citizens residing their converged at the Nairobi Railway club to celebrate the day.

A poster with the country`s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the late Hero John Garang De Mabior

In Nairobi they were addressed by their Minister for Higher Education Peter Adwok Nyaba who called on his countrymen to maintain and keep peace wherever they are.The event was also attended by representatives from Rwanda,Democratic Republic of Congo,Ukraine,Italy,Zimbabwe and host Kenya among other nations

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