St Josephine Bakhita is the patron saint of South Sudan. She was born in South Sudan in 1869 and died 1947. At theage of 12years when she was sold to Italians. She later joined the Cannosian sisters. She is known for her gentleness and thanked her kidnappers.She was cannonised on 1st October,2000. Her feast day is on February 8th every year.
There is a radio station named after her it is found in Sudan.￼An now it makes 14 years today.