Africa A bitter 'happy birthday' for warring South Sudan (+video)

The world's newest nation turned three yesterday with little of the earlier euphoria. An outgoing UN official slammed the nation's leaders for wasting 'all the goodwill.'

By , Correspondent

Andreea Campeanu

South Sudan marked its third anniversary of independence amid a civil war that has killed thousands of people and displaced more than 1 million. So the birthday mood in the world's newest nation does not resemble the complete jubilation of recent years.