World Jun 15

Using the power of radio to end conflict in South Sudan

The second season of "Sawa Shabab", a radio drama aimed at helping youth in South Sudan resolve conflicts peacefully, begins this week. In it, “Richard” tries to help his father navigate a neighborhood feud, while “Rose” faces the possibility of…

World Jun 02

Radio drama encounters real-life trauma in South Sudan

A new radio drama in South Sudan called Sawa Shabab coaches young listeners on life skills and getting along with others. But just as production was set to begin, violence erupted in the country -- the same violence the show's…

World Dec 17

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U.S. suspends embassy activity in South Sudan

The State Department urged U.S. citizens in South Sudan to "depart immediately" and suspended embassy operations until further notice because of increasingly violent activity in the capital Juba and elsewhere.