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What next for North Sudan?

Audio 05:50
Reuters/Stringer
By: Billie O'Kadameri
7 min

South Sudan declared its independence on 9July but its still facing significant challenges with the government of Sudan. Khartoum wants to enforce the Islamic Sharia law - an issue that was a major factor behind South Sudan's push for independence. So what happens to Christians who remain part of North Sudan? Archbishop Daniel Deng, the head of Episcopal Church for the two Sudans in Juba explains.