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 Apr 23

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Rebel leader denies blame for South Sudan massacre

Bodies were strewn in the streets of the city of Bentiu, South Sudan, when a U.N. convoy arrived in the aftermath of a massacre of civilians. South Sudan’s foreign minister charged that rebels of the Nuer ethnic group are behind…