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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 – Ignorance, Rebellion or Style?

Nearly thirty years ago there was a young baby-sitter where I lived in Entebbe who would often run around the house naked before she would have a bath. There were several attempts to get her to stop the habit but … 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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Reflections in Juba – Lessons from my elders.

Some time later this year or early next year, God willing, my family will have a thanksgiving ceremony for our aging parents (they are well into their early eighties). When the idea came up from our eldest brother over the … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories–Brooms for a roof.

  Some might say that Moses this is not the time to be talking about Christmas at all; it is time for serious business. Yes, I would totally agree with you if you are one of those who would rather … 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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