Southern Sudan Vote Brings Jubilation In Juba

JUBA, Sudan — There is jubilation in Juba, the young boomtown in Southern Sudan that could soon become the world’s newest capital.Hundreds of enthusiastic southerners rallied in the streets Friday, two days before voting begins in a se…

JUBA, Sudan — There is jubilation in Juba, the young boomtown in Southern Sudan that could soon become the world’s newest capital.

Hundreds of enthusiastic southerners rallied in the streets Friday, two days before voting begins in a seven-day independence referendum that is likely to split Africa’s largest country in two.

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