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South Sudan’s Search for its Soul, Jok Madut Jok, TEDx, August 2012

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This video was produced in 2012 but is as relevant today as ever. Jok Madut Jok, then Under-Secretary Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport; Co-Founder Sudd Institute; Professor of African Studies, Loyola Marymount University, California and author of many books on South Sudan and North Sudan speaks about the importance of culture in nation building,…

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South Sudan To Be

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This 10 minute film was made by the South Sudan Theatre Organization with Transformedia. Through the lens of the troupe’s first production, the film looks at the potential role of culture in reconciliation in South Sudan (Excerpted from 50 minute documentary, South Sudan Arabic, English subtitles). The full film has been shown across South Sudan…

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J-Hub’s Emmanuel Mbisimo

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“J Hub’s Community Manager Emmanuel Mbisimo talks about: what J Hub is and how it was launched out of a Peace Hack Camp; the events its has organised; its Open Solar event; the kind of start-ups it’s fostering; and the importance of peace for more start-ups to develop.”

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Emmanuel Jal and Abdel Gadir Salim, 2014

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This is Emmanuel Jal and Abdel Gadir Salim performing Baai at the MasterPeace in Concert – “Music above Fighting”. This song was released in 2005 following the signing of the CPA on Jal and Salim’s joint effort “Ceasefire”. “On September 21, 2014, MasterPeace celebrated the UN International Day of Peace with 55 events in 42…

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Meet CNHPR peace mobilisers

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This is a slideshow of peace mobilisers trained as part of thw work of South Sudan’s Committee for National Healing, Peace & Reconciliation: “These are some of South Sudan’s new heroes, Peace Mobilisers working at the grassroot level in their states to heal wounds and re-weave the torn fabric of their communities. They came from…

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200 peace activists trained by CNHPR

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This video is an interesting look at the vision for a national reconciliation and healing process just before the outbreak of wider conflict in December 2013. “On 25 November 2012, a public announcement of ‘a first-ever comprehensive peace and national reconciliation conference to try and heal the mental wounds that have visibly divided … communities…

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Wrestling for Peace on VOA

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In the video, the Bor Dinka v. Mundari match is featured. South Sudan is holding a “wrestling for peace” tournament, bringing together athletes from around the country. The last big tournament was canceled when civil war broke out in December 2013.  Jason Patinkin reports from Juba.

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France 24 report from Pagak, 2015

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France 24 gained access to the opposition headquarters in Pagak in 2015. “Rebel leader Riek Machar arrives at the opposition headquarters in Pagak. He has come to consult his generals on the latest draft peace agreement. But some are suspicious of putting down their arms. Appeasing the generals is one issue, keeping the movement together…

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Traditional Nuer Culture

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This video provides an intimate look inside daily life for a Nuer community. “The Nuer (Naath) people in South Sudan are one of the largest ethnic groups in the northeastern Africa which stretches from Egypt for 2000 km and westward from the Red Sea for 1500km. They are the second largest tribe in South Sudan,…

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Talim le Nas

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Theatre actors from South Sudan Theatre Organization have been involved in a series of street dramas titled ‘Education for the People: Grasp It!’ the performances aim to explore the value of education in South Sudan especially girls education and to illustrate the challenges girls face in their communities, such as early marriage. CCTV’s Maria Galang…

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Women of South Sudan

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This video gives voice to women affected by the conflict in South Sudan since 2013. The contributors discuss the impact of the war and the involvement of women in the peace process. South Sudan’s peace agreement signed in August was meant to end a 21-month-old civil war that has left thousands dead and many more…

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“I cry for my country”, Poem, 2015

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This is an amazing poem by a young man from Juba, South Sudan, entitled “I cry for my country”. The poem was performed at the South Sudan Theatre Organisation’s first Inter-School’s Theatre Festival held in Nyakuruon Cultural Centre in Juba, September 2015. Despite limited fresh air at the venue, human eyes were glued to the…

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