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South Sudan’s Young Reporters Independence Day Exhibit Displays True Promise

MINGKAMAN, South Sudan – To celebrate July 9, South Sudan’s fifth independence anniversary, Internews hosted a multimedia exhibit featuring photographs and audio produced by Mingkaman Young Reporters. This is a group of youth from Mingkaman, Awerial County I had trained

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Peace and Reconciliation in South Sudan begins on radio airwaves

KAPOETA, South Sudan – Loka John sits down on a blue plastic chair in the Singaita 88.3 FM newsroom. The 23-year-old sets his notebook on the table in front of him and flips it open to an empty page. He

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South Sudan: ‘Panda Bor’ Our Home, Our Culture, Our Radio, Our Community

BOR, South Sudan – “When I turn on the radio, my wife immediately switches the dial to Mingkaman FM,” said Daniel Ayuen Manyok, Jonglei state school inspector. Every Sunday evening, listeners in Bor, and across the Nile River in Mingkaman,

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South Sudanese Youth Find Voice and Take Over the Radio Airwaves

Local youth learn media skills for community reconciliation. MINGKAMAN, South Sudan – “I would like to welcome my guests. It’s now time for the new Mingkaman Young Reporters program,” says 100 FM daytime host Deng Daniel Ngor. Four Mingkaman residents,

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South Sudan: Messages from Mahad – Juba IDPs use radio for family reunification

JUBA, South Sudan – Riak Akech wakes up to the sound of the muezzin call to prayer for all Muslims. She’s a Christian, but uses the call as an alarm clock in her small tukul, or hut, which she shares

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South Sudan: Healthy Living – How a Mental Health Radio Show Can Help Displaced People

MINGKAMAN, South Sudan – “Thanks for tuning in. This is Healthy Living. I’m your host Ayada Machok Kuerich. This program focuses on mental health awareness. Stay tuned to Mingkaman 100 FM.” On December 15, 2013, President Salva Kiir’s guards attacked

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South Sudan’s ‘Rising Stars’ of Loreto Girls Secondary School Journalism Club

RUMBEK, South Sudan – It’s 8 a.m. Monday morning at Loreto Girls Secondary School, 10 kilometres north of the violence prone capital of Lakes state. The girls line up in four straight rows for their weekly assembly. Two students march toward

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