The Times of London
Malakal, Southern Sudan
Barges arrive from the north every day, loaded with people and their possessions. Jumbles of chairs and bed frames, mattresses, tin pots, plastic basins and barrels are piled on the quayside at Malakal, the first big town on the Nile in the south.
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