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This project is supported by the European Union.

Any material related to this project is the sole responsibility of the Union of Journalists of South Sudan and Media Diversity Institute and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.

UJOSS Secretary General comments on project

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Street children cry out for help

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The 12 April 2011 was the international day of the street child but, in much of South Sudan, soon to be the world’s newest state, it has passed without notice or acknowledgement, save for a local charity in Yei which organized an event to highlight the social and economic magnitude of the problem.

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Another perspective

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A granny's view on the new State of South Sudan

"We have known nothing but injustice since we were born"

March Edition of the People’s Voice PDF Print

pvlogosmallmarchThe March edition of the People’s Voice includes stories on: the poor conditions in Yambio State Hospital; the unfortunate death of one of the leading female media figures in South Sudan - Apollonia Mathia; the South Sudanese ‘Arrow Boys’ - a community policing outfit protecting their neighbours from the LRA; a cry for help from taxi operators in Yei River County pleading with the police to provide training on road safety; conflict over land in Western Equatoria leading to a humanitarian crisis with more than 15,000 people displaced; and a story about a man who tried to kill himself after being branded as a witch doctor.

Click here to read the pdf version of the People’s Voice for March.