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, emphasising the need to celebrate cultural diversity and the importance of national heritage to support some idea of national identity. He believes young people are the vehicle for national cohesion and the focus for a strong future.

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