Month: July 2015

July Blog 2015: Insecurity (Jacob)

The insecurity is whereby people life as well as their properties are being threated or endangered by certain group of people or certain tribe. The insecurity is the root cause of Africa being left behind in terms of infrastructure development,

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July 2015: When Expectations Turn to Unexpected (Reec)

“Great expectations make frustrated men, when you stretch your arm to reach higher things, you drop what little you had under the armpit, to want plenty is being confused and to have plenty is more than being confused” Hama Tuma,

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July 2015: The UN in South Sudan (Akim)

My appreciation goes direct to the UN as the world’s body which is rescuing people of South Sudan from so many difficulties they are living in currently. UN is playing crucial roles in South Sudan since the war broke out

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July 2015: Inflation in South Sudan (Aguet)

Inflation is an increase in the price of goods and services in the market, or an upward movement in the average level of prices. Inflation in South Sudan have caused a lot of problems such as food insecurity and children

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July 2015: The Evolution of the Vampire State (Guor)

“Here in South Sudan, we have two problems: Rats and Government”, the concentration of economic power in the hands of the state to direct economic activity and the whole battery of controls of prices, exchange rates, interest rates and other

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East Africa Spring 2015 Recap

I had the immense pleasure of spending two and a half weeks recently visiting our 11(!) scholarship students in Kenya and Uganda. As always, the kindness and generosity of our scholarship students, their families, and everyone in the East African

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East Africa Spring 2015 Photos

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June 2015: My Experience in the Field: Lifting off, the Lid on South Sudan War Crisis in Unity State (Reec)

The fighting that took place in Juba, South Sudan on the 15th of December 2013, triggered off worse crisis that would shake the foundation of an Independent South Sudan to its core. Someone would have been called a slimy little

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