South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir
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Salva Kiir: 'An historic moment' for Southern Sudan

Huge numbers of people are voting in Southern Sudan in a landmark referendum on independence from the north.

Amid scenes of jubilation, south Sudanese leader Salva Kiir said: "This is an historic moment the people of Southern Sudan have been waiting for."

  • 09 Jan 2011
  • From the section Africa
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