Here’s the cover of South Sudanese-American musician OD Bonny’s new CD. And here is OD singing, Kwo I Lobo Tek. OD will perform from the album at the University of Southern Maine in Portland for an event to launch The Good Braider. 7 p.m. in the university […]
Here’s a link to a South Sudanese radio station, Radio Miraya. Radio Miraya is operated by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan with the Foundation Hirondelle. South Sudanese reporters are covering the development of current news in the country and offer a feature called “Miraya Connects,” a […]
Emmanuel Jal’s story is extraordinary. He is a Sudanese musician now living in Canada. He was saved from his life as a child soldier by Emma McCune who was a British aid worker, married to Riek Machar, gurrerilla commander from the South Sudanese Nuer tribe during the war […]
The Sudanese People in the Sutherland Shire – a Moving Community Oral History Project. A community in Australia has organized an oral history project with Southern Sudanese people who have resettled there from Sudan and members of the community who assist them in resettlement. Many voices and generations are […]
I continue to discover new things that awe me about elephants. Meet Shanthi. Her name is a different spelling of Shanti which means in Sanskrit, peace, peace, peace.
Doctors Without Borders/Medecin sans Frontiers has put out an alert – a humanitarian crisis is happening now in border regions between Sudan and South Sudan. To follow what’s going on and hear voices of people in the field, you’ll find links on MSF’s News on South Sudan […]
You can follow the story of Alek Wek’s Journey Home. Her facebook page desribes her mission: “Alek Wek, Sudanese Supermodel, will partner with UNHCR on her first journey home since South Sudan’s independence. Alek will support UNHCR to expand and launch life changing projects in EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE AND […]
Here’s an NPR story, Back to School, Despite Sudanese Violence from Bentiu, Unity Province, South Sudan. 17-year old Dalal Stephen Kuong, a student at the school, is pictured in this photo taken by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.
PRI’s THE WORLD tells this remarkable story of South Sudanese runner Guor Marial who is now a resident of the U.S.: “South Sudanese Runner Wants to Compete in London but not for Sudan.” And he will! Under an independent Olympics banner. Marial went to high school in our own […]
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