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REFLECTIONS IN JUBA – Independence South Sudan

Today is South Sudan’s fourth independence anniversary and it is my last day of ¬†work here in Juba as far as my current contract with the New Nation newspaper and the Sudan Advocacy for Development (the NGO that runs the … Continue reading

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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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Another Day in Juba

The forty-eight hours within which I thought I would be back home in Uganda for the Christmas holiday are gone and I am still indoors in Juba. If all was well, I would be in Kampala in the photo to … Continue reading

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Carol of the guns – Juba’s failed coup attempt.

Just when I thought I had a few hours to leave Juba for the Christmas holiday back home in Uganda, fate had it otherwise and that is probably why I had this bit from the Bible hanging over me after … Continue reading

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