Africa A bitter 'happy birthday' for warring South Sudan

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.