Southern Sudanese holding their country's flag celebrate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, Aug.15, 2011, for the raising of the flag at AU head quarters in Addis Ababa. All AU member states including ... more 
Southern Sudanese holding their country's flag celebrate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, Aug.15, 2011, for the raising of the flag at AU head quarters in Addis Ababa. All AU member states including the head of states will attend the ceremony. South Sudan officially proclaimed its independence on July 9, and was recognized by the UN on July, 15, as the 194th member state after the general assembly unanimously voted in their favor (AP Photo/Elias Asmare) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elias Asmare
Mon, Aug 15, 2011 12:21 PM EDT