A school bell rings out in Malakal.
It is the first time since 2013 that this particular bell, which signals the start of the South Sudan school certificate exams, has been heard here.
An incapacitated hospital is a sad sight. After five years out of service, it gives disgrace a face. Unless, of course, Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan comes to the rescue. Such has been the fortunate fate of the Jonglei Health Institute in Bor.
“Our 2019 should begin with a new page of love for one another. I know, it is not easy to forgive, but if I can forgive the leaders of our country for making me a widow in 2013, why can’t we all forgive one another for the sake of our children?”