The World’s Newest Nation – and DXCC Entity

    South Sudan has become the world’s newest nation.

    Sudan earlier became the first state to officially recognise its new neighbour.

    South Sudan became the 193rd country recognised by the UN and the 54th UN member state in Africa. A formal independence ceremony is due to be held later on Saturday.

    BBC News

    * South Sudan is expected to become a new DXCC entity on July 14th.