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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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Loreto Girls Journalism Club Reunite and Report from Rumbek on South Sudan’s Economy

RUMBEK, South Sudan – “The first time I heard there was fighting in my village, I felt sad. I wasn’t expecting this to happen,” said Christine Makuer Bol. “I’m trying my best to teach people not to do this again.

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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 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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Mingkaman Young Reporters: South Sudanese Youth Media Training for Local Change

MINGKAMAN, South Sudan – Twelve Mingkaman residents, ranging in age from 17-years-old to 43-years-young, came together for a three-week Internews South Sudan Young Reporters training. All came to learn the basics of radio and photography at Mingkaman 100 FM in

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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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Mingkaman Together: A radio special to ease tension in the community

MINGKAMAN, South Sudan – “It’s not about my tribe, it’s not about my cows,” sings Afro-Jazz musician Mer Ayang. “I’ve got lines, I’ve got dots, I’ve got marks on my face. Darling please don’t you see I’m a South Sudanese.”

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