The Republic of South Sudan is one of the newest countries in the world, gaining its independence from Sudan in 2011. South Sudan is renowned for its biodiversity, which includes inter alia a wide range of mammal species and birds. Examples of animals that live here are the African elephant, common chimpanzee, lion, buffalo, topi, giant forest hog, hartebeest, bongo antelope, and giraffe. The second-largest wildlife migration in the world takes place in South Sudan’s Bandingilo National Park, involving 1. Economy South Sudan has one of the worlds least developed economy. The economy is extremely dependent on oil. South and North Sudan split the revenue from this oil. There is a lot of prospecting for oil being performed and the oil industry might grow quickly in the coming years.
The economy is also dependent on other natural resources and agricultural products. The country does not have a stock market at this time. There is a company that is working to start a stock and binary options exchange in the country. They have however encountered regulatory problems and are unsure when they might be able to open their exchange. At the time of writing this, they hope to be able to open in 2019 but are uncertain if they will be able to do so. Travel advisory Numerous countries worldwide have issued travel advisories urging their citizens to refrain from non-necessary visits to South Sudan due to widespread violence and a politically unstable situation. Many countries are also recommending their citizens in South Sudan to leave if it is safe for them to do so. If you are interested in visiting South Sudan, always consult up to date recommendations, as the situation can change rapidly. There is an extreme risk to your security in South Sudan due to ongoing armed conflict, civil unrest, and violent crime and we advise against all travel. Flying in The major airport in South Sudan is Juba International Airport in the capital, to which there are regular connections to other African airports such as the international ones in Nairobi, Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Asmara, and Khartoum.
Malakal International Aiport, which is located near the borders with Sudan and Ethiopia, has regular connections to Khartoum with Sudan Airways. Several smaller airports with unpaved runways exist throughout the country, such as Nimule and Akobo. South Sudan are national languages and shall be respected, developed and promoted. Alcohol is legal in South Sudan and alcoholism is a large problem in the country. The legal situation surrounding gambling in South Sudan is unclear and it seems to be largely unregulated at this date. Some forms of gambling are definitively legal since the country feature a national lottery. There are no casinos or poker rooms in the country. There is no regulation regulating online gambling. Only a small part of the country have internet access.
It should be safe to gamble online while in South Sudan. It is however recommended that you do so in the privacy of your hotel room. Many online casinos block traffic from South Sudan but there are some casinos that accept traffic from the country. In December 2011, it was formally announced that the U. Government’s sanctions against Sudan weren’t applicable to the newly formed South Sudan. Such Visas are made available to persons from countries that have historically low rates of immigration to the United States. A random and computer-generated drawing determines who can enter through the program. Visas are selected based on a regional basis, where countries that have sent fewer immigrants in the past 5 years receive more visas. Countries in Africa and Europe currently receive the greatest amount of visas in the lottery program. Each year more than 50, 000 applicants are selected for the lottery program, in order to account for those that are unable to pursue the visa.
Even if selected, some individuals are ineligible to obtain a visa, and thus being selected for the program does not guarantee that you will obtain the visa. The most common reason for being ineligible after selected is a lack of a high school diploma, or two years of work experience in a job that requires at least two years of training. Important Dates: The Diversity Visa 2016 program dates will be released soon. The filing period will be held on around October 2014 to November 2014, lasting 30 days. Applicants for the 2014 DV lottery are able to check the status of their application through June 30th 2014. Check the status of your application online at www. Entrants must have at least a high school education or its equivalent, or at least two years of work experience, in the past five years, in a job that requires at least two years of training or experience. Is there a green card lottery Application Fee? No, there is no green card lottery application fee.