Month: August 2013

Aug 2013: Enough is Enough with Egypt (Ajak)

A Response Too: It’s time for Washington to cut Egypt loose– By March Lynch It’s time for Washington to cut Egypt loose, of course, it is time to cut Egypt loose but the way to cut it loose has put

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Pibor Humanitarian Report

Humanitarian report on the food and medical crisis in Jonglei specifically the Pibor area in the aftermath of July tribal clashes. http://www.irinnews.org/report/98653/immense-humanitarian-needs-in-sudan-s-jonglei

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Aug 2013: Media as a Tool of Peace and Development (Kou)

Media is a powerful tool that helps people understands social, economic and political progress of every nation. It enables people not directly involved in various level of governance to learn and acquaint themselves with the latest developments. Media may create

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A Girl’s Story on Forced Marriage

Very well written and eye opening. It really made the plight of young women in South Sudan real. http://allafrica.com/stories/201308190236.html

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A Mother’s Tale From the Newest Fighting in Jonglei

This is a tough read, but obviously real and relevant. Things are so tough in and around Pibor right now (Pibor is in eastern Jonglei). The UN is calling for and giving emergency food aid. Really sad times. So much

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Jok’s May 2013 South Sudan/Kenya Trip Summary

Jok made a trip to South Sudan and Kenya to check in on our existing scholarship students, to meet our newest scholarship student, to meet with the local government on our school building plan, and oversee an agriculture project. This

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“Booking It” run for a great cause this Saturday!

For all you in the Tacoma area, this is a great cause and we support it….. It’s just over one week until the 7th Annual Booking It 5K/2K Cross-Country Run/Walk to raise money for scholarships for students in Lesotho on

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July 2013: Is Egypt Becoming Another Sudan? No! (Kou)

A commentary on Headed South Why Egypt could turn out looking like Sudan. And that’s not good news. By  Andrew  C. Miller Even though Egypt and Sudan were part of the Ottoman Empire, and were once governed under the Mohammed

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