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Reflections in Juba–Time to go back home

Looking into the distance towards the south-east from the balcony of my room, I can see the way home from the diminutive images of vehicles plying the Juba/Nimule Highway, probably more than ten kilometers from where I am standing. If … Continue reading

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South Sudan my second home – Reflections of a stranger in a strange land.

Just when I thought I had found another home away from my native home in the Eastern Ugandan district of Tororo and my second home in Entebbe in Central Uganda, South Sudan, the world’s newest nation “spat in my face” … Continue reading

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Yambio – It Feels Like Home

I have never felt so lazy to write like I am today. I wonder if it is something to do with the bout of malaria fever that I am just recovering from or is because this place feels so much … Continue reading

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Bentiu

Today, the fifteenth day of November 2012 the year of the Lord, I am in Bentiu the capital of the oil rich Unity State of the Republic of South Sudan. I arrived here after one and half-hour’s flight from Juba … Continue reading

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Rumbek – Lake State, South Sudan

Tonight I am in Rumbek the capital of Lakes State of the Republic of South Sudan, probably more than 400km north of Juba the Republic’s capital. I landed here at about 5pm local time and checked into Afex Group Campsite, just a few … Continue reading

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Trip to Bor in Jonglei State

It was nice being in Bor, the capital of the South Sudan state of Jonglei last week. The three-day field trip to Bor gave me a great needed break from the hassle and bustle of Juba that I usually go … Continue reading

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Home Sick

I did go home to Uganda last week after my journey to Wau and Kuajok in Western Bar el Ghazal and Warrap states respectively but it seems rather than heal, it has worsened my home-sickness. Probably a few lines on my field … Continue reading

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