Author: Kou Dut Kou

Nov 2014: A Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (Kou)

Dear Secretary-General, I salute you Mr Secretary. I am writing to you this short letter to briefly shed some light on pressing issues facing South Sudan as well as to kindly ask for your intervention. Since independence, South Sudan has

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October 2014: Suffering. In A Photo (Kou)

Poor people live as if they were foreigners in their own land. They are in constant state of migration in order to survive from wars, hunger, diseases, flooding and intimidation.

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Sept 2014: Boko Haram. A South Sudan Perspective (Kou)

What do Boko Haram want? Sane people would not love to see a devastating turmoil, like that of Nigeria, to engulf their own countries. I know there are some precedencies where some cases of violence are justifiable. These may include

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Aug 2014: Personal Reflection (Kou)

Just four years ago, I was stranded at home. I didn’t know whether I was going to make it to University. But then, as always, hope and dreams kept pushing me through hard times. I have had several dreams that

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May 2014: Our Poor Nation Poem (Kou)

OUR POOR NATION dwendling on a floor of a continent with horrible sound deeply inside a nation with terrible background where poverty erodes the ground people lives in shacks to nook from loot malices drain people’s blood from their head

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April Blog: Wealthy China and India’s Relations with Poor Countries (Kou)

There have been some dabate on whether China and India, which are among the wealthy nations on Earth, have always turn their back instead of helping countries under the shadow of horrible disasters and catastrophes. China have adopted a foreign

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March 2014: Smaller States Should Watch Out For Imperialists (Kou)

The crisis in Ukraine where one of its territories was overran earlier this year by Russia or Pro-Russian forces is the latest indication that the characters preceding the devastating World Wars aren’t yet erased. Few years ago, many small states

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Feb 2014: The Upheavels of Political Power in S.Sudan (Kou)

The traditional African society has never had issues instigated by power scrambling amongst its people. There are norms and values that define one’s limit. The diminishing African culture was enormously monarchical in that only specific individual or class of people

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Dec 2013: Christmas Day Celebration in South Sudan (Kou)

Every year, there is a special day or event that outweighs any other. That period is a period of joy and immense euphoria. No one born in darkness will always live in darkness. Whether you had a humble, poor or

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Nov 2013: The Plight of the Mentally Ill in Africa (Kou)

Note: I was inspired but this photojournalism article on the mentally ill in Africa. Here in Africa and South Sudan especially, mentally ill people are being treated as animals. No one cares about their well being, freedom etc. I have

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