Category: South Sudan

Journey to Kakuma

I have just returned from a journey from Nairobi to Kakuma village in the northern Turkana district of Kenya. Beside the village in this semi arid region is the Kakuma refugee camp currently the home of nearly 100,000 refugees from South Sudan and Somalia as well as other […]

Kakuma Journal

January 4, 2013 Hello from Nairobi. I’m doing an experiment. Very hard. I finished the books I brought. A book I bought on Kindle didn’t show up on my ipad and who knows how long I can keep a charge. For a few days I am staying at […]

Radio Miraya

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 […]


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 […]

What’s Happening in the Sudans?

As I talk with readers about The Good Braider, we inevitably come to talk about South Sudanese family’s desire to return to South Sudan now that it’s an independent nation. And then we talk about latest news of  Sudan’s “relentless aerial attacks”  in the unmarked border regions between Sudan […]