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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
My friend who served as a reader for The Good Braider, Rashida Mohammed, posted this video and I wanted to share it here. It shows a UNHCR child transit center in a refugee camp on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
My novel, The Good Braider, is based on dozens of oral histories as well as much research about Sudan. I want to tell you about a play whose script is created around oral histories of immigrants. “Dreaming Again,” commissioned by the NH Humanities Council and written by Genevieve Aichele, […]