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South Sudan marks 3rd birthday, despite war and famine

9 July 2014 Last updated at 09:14 BST

It is the world's newest country and today marks the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence.

But aid agencies are warning it faces a growing humanitarian crisis, with four million people likely to face critical food shortages unless they receive help.

A power struggle there has led to prolonged fighting and a huge refugee problem.

Anne Soy reports.