By Priyanka Khanna
More than six months after the secession of South Sudan, thousands of South Sudanese are still trying to make the journey southward. The United Nations estimates that nearly 700,000 people of South Sudanese origin remain in Sudan, anxious to leave before the April deadline. Priyanka Khanna travelled to Kosti Way Station, the main departure point, to report on the situation for families heading south.
KOSTI, Sudan, 1 February 2012 – A raggedy doll is all that 18-year-old Sabina Saisa has left to remind her of her best friend, Jacqueline.