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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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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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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: 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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