Words such as ‘boundaries’, ‘ceasefire’, ‘diversity’, ‘implementation’, ‘constitution’, and ‘democracy’ are some of the few that they struggled to spell out, yet the Aweil students seemed to be enjoying themselves in a spelling contest that also served as a learning forum.
More than 40 members of South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) have benefited from a two-day training organized by the Human Rights Division of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Kuajok, Gogrial.
“I have been teaching for three years. Many of my colleagues abandoned their profession and ran to organizations and companies with better pay. My main objective is to bring up my brothers and sisters from the lower level because they are the future of tomorrow.”
Leaders in South Sudan's Tonj area have expressed an urgent need for a regional dialogue to help stem the spectre of recurrent conflict between the Thiet and Manyang communities, and the entire Tonj area in general.
A delegation comprising the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, and the Indian Ambassador to South Sudan paid a visit to Lasu, a town located in Otogo County in the Yei River area, to understand firsthand the challenges facing the local population so they can wor