“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” Gautama Buddha The current shocking developments of the armed conflict in South Sudan were rather sudden though somewhat anticipated. Through the years, I have tried to remain optimistic about South Sudan. I am inspired by some South Sudanese people who kept trying so hard to rise […]
When she entered the office, my heart beat fastened. I strongly wanted to runaway, to forget all about this interview, to just take the next flight back home. I was told about her story, and so many others, but when I met her, it was so difficult to emotionally deal with the case. I had[…..]
On Tuesday 21st May, Joyce Fernando was brutally murdered by her husband, Dr Amos Cleto, in Wau Town, Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan. Dr Cleto attacked Joyce, breaking her arms before raping and murdering her and finally dismembering the body. The body was found hours after the murder following a phone call by Dr Cleto to family members of both Joyce and himself.
7th March 2012: Jo Crouch, SIHA Regional Programmes Officer. Being in South Sudan always brings a multitude of emotions, but on this trip, an overarching one is a sense that, despite a multitude of challenges facing the country, there are some things to smile about. On the 1st March, SIHA launched its latest publication, Falling[…..]