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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.

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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"

Sudan People's Voice Articles
South Sudanese poised to vote for independence PDF Print

sudanmapminiNearly all observers are apparently unanimous in their predictions that the majority of South Sudanese are poised to vote for independence on 9th January 2011. A total of 3.3 million people, representing 96% of eligible voters have registered in Southern Sudan ahead of the region’s independence referendum on 9th January, according to officials from the Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB). 

 
Returnees make it back home amidst fear and despair PDF Print

By Staff Writer

SSudaneaseRAbout 63 Internally Displaced People (IDPs) have made up their mind to put up and live at the poor sanitary conditions along the smelly shores of River Nile as home. They have endured the blistering sunshine and cold nights trying to come to terms with realities of being a displaced person in your own country.Their horrible experiences on River Nile is labelled with scaring tales that are evidently narrated with untold grieve, fear and despair on their faces as a result of their return from Northern Sudan.

 
Focus on local culture, media urged PDF Print

By Santino Manut and Sergios Pons 

Southern Sudanese, like any other traditional and conservative African society, remain closely attached to their long held and cherished ways of life. Today, the people of Southern Sudan stand out amongst Africa’s most prominent groups as a people easily identified by their traditional cultural practices.

 
Downsizing progresses, problems increase PDF Print

RegionsSSBy Diana Dejooza

The Government of Central Equatoria State (CES) has managed to reduce its work force from over 20,000 to 12,000 employees, the Director General of Finance and Economic Development, Mr John Ljino Loku has said. He reiterated that the downsizing will continue until it reaches the target number of 9,000 employees. This will give room for 1000 graduates that are seeking employment according to him.

 
Allocate plots to citizens to avoid conflict PDF Print

By Friday Gift

alocatepicOver the past few months, controversy surrounding the delay in demarcation and allotment of residential plots has led to a rise in tensions between residents and local authorities in Yambio County. Several past efforts by the authorities to demarcate plots in the County have been largely unsuccessful with only a few residential areas securing demarcation. The delay in plot demarcation coupled with fear amongst residents has been blamed for the confusion surrounding the plans to undertake the exercise. 

 
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