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South Sudan ambassador asks for prayers for world’s newest nation

Hard News Café

By Shirrel Cooper

Referendum to create new African country concludes Jan. 15

LOGAN—Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth wants Utah State University students to pray for him and his country, which may become the newest nation in the world this weekend.

Gatkuoth is the head of mission for the government of South Sudan to the United States. He is a former Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement representative to the United States as well as former soldier in the Sudanese Peoples’ Liberation Army.

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