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The newest country in the world is also responsible for one of the longest-running civil wars still active, but today the fighting has stopped.

A ceasefire has been agreed upon by the nation’s leaders and the famine-stricken South Sudanese community has been given a chance to live in peace.

The deal will see a transitional government, made from opposing sides lead them until an election can take place, which is a huge step forward.

Refugees across the world are celebrating the breakthrough, and hoping that this time it lasts.

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