Topic: South Sudan

  • Tackling Misinformation through Media for Peacebuilding in South Sudan: A New Project by JHR

    Journalists for Human Rights has launched a new project in South Sudan, supported by the Canadian Government through the Peace and Stabilisation Operations Programme (Peace UPS). This project was launched in a spirit of partnership and shared purpose, bringing together South Sudanese media representatives and government officials. The event was marked by the participation of

  • 4 Years in South Sudan Leads to Safer Environment for Journalists

    Beginning in February of 2016, JHR implemented the project “Strengthening Media in South Sudan” funded by Global Affairs Canada. The project aimed to enhance public accountability in South Sudan on human rights and good governance issues through working with journalists, media outlets and organizations, civil society organizations and government representatives. Over the course of the

  • Community Organization Calls for a Balanced Approach over Covid-19 Pandemic in South Sudan

    (JHR trained journalist John Agok of Agamlong NewsPaper) The government should not spend all money on Covid19 measures while neglecting other priorities such as other urgent medical attention, relief services for people cut off and those participating in essential agricultural activities. “The government’s failure to provide clean drinking water, food security, and health services to

  • Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support During Covid Times

    As the coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry, and concern in the population at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers, and people with underlying health conditions. In South Sudan, the general public is having a similar experience. The

  • The Undocumented Handshake: Is Peace at Home?

    Trainers blog, by Juma John Stephen Political events have been developing at an unprecedented speed in the Horn of Africa in recent months. First there was Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga’s peace handshake this year, which was followed by a handshake between President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda

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