One year ago Monday, Sudan split in two.
The Sudanese government consented to the secession of South Sudan on July 9, 2011.
But this post-separation year has not been a happy one.
The economies of both countries have worsened, and strife between and within each country has not let up.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Tagreed Abdin in Khartoum.
Abdin is an architect and mother of three who has lived in the city for decades.