South Sudan officially known as the Republic of South Suda, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from the Republic of Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition. Its capital and largest city is Juba.

South Sudan is bordered by Sudan to the north, Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest and the Central African Republic to the west. It includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal, meaning “Mountain Sea”. Nilotic peoples form the majority of its population.

Funny and embarrassing facts about South Sudan

Here are a few funny and embarrassing facts you should know about South Sudan;

2. Violence

South Sudan has seen more violence and suffering than any other country in East Africa. According to reports, South Sudanese are likely to get violence. A mere confrontation can lead to death in Junub.

South Sudan has been known for violence since its independence and the people are quick to fight then dialogue comes later.

2. No running water

Despite having River Nile flowing through the country, there are people in the country who have never drunk clean water thank to instability in the country.

Country’s capital, Juba has no running water and people use bottled water which is not affordable for everybody.
3. Hotels

Junubin and hotels are like brothers, they always go together that’s why every corner in Juba has a hotel.

4. Ballers but no houses

Most rich Junubin in South Sudan dont have their own houses but rather stays in hotel rooms.

6. No electricity

Juba, nicknamed the dark city has no stable supply of public electricity. Although the country has power stations which run on huge generators, most of them are f**ked up.
7. No sewer system

Residents of Juba have called on the government on numerous occasion to address the sewerage drainage issues which affects the city during the rainy season.

8. laziness

Are Junubin lazy people? Go to South Sudan and you will find people wanting to live a lavish life but don’t want to work for it.

9. everyone politician and journalist

The country where everyone is politicking and busy on social media being ‘Journos’

10. No roads

South Sudan has small kilometers of paved roads. Most of the roads in South Sudan are seasonal dirt roads

11.Long holidays

Junubin love holidays and that why when it rains in Juba or part in South Sudan people decide not to go to work.
12.No good schools

There are no good schools in South Sudan. PERIOD!


South Sudan has more army generals than any country in Africa and every house has a gun or two.

Add any other fact you know about South Sudan.