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PODCAST: Radio renaissance aids teachers in South Sudan during COVID-19

While many in the developed world are home schooling via Zoom and other online tools these days, in South Sudan, it’s old-fashioned radio that’s proving the best way to keep children on track with schoolwork.

For this episode of our flagship UN News podcast, the Lid Is On, Conor Lennon reports on the radio renaissance underway, in the world’s youngest country.

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South Sudan refugees will near 3 million in 2018 without peace

The number of South Sudanese forced to flee their country could approach the three million mark by the end of next year, unless brutal civil conflict stops.

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Trials of refugee camp life inspire South Sudan singers

The challenges of day-to-day life in a refugee camp have inspired two young singers in South Sudan to write a song about their experiences.

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Learning languages gives you many chances in life: South Sudan journalist

A radio journalist at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is highlighting the benefits of multilingualism.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan crisis, Southern Africa and multilingualism

South Sudan famine aid effort hampered by security fears

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UN Mission in South Sudan protests arrest of radio journalist

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has protested the arrest of a journalist working for the UN’s radio station in Juba.

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South Sudan “one of worst places” to be a girl child

South Sudan is one of the worst countries in the world to be a girl, according to an NGO there marking the UN International Day of the Girl Child on Tuesday.

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Rapes and violence in South Sudan "increase resolve” of Council

Sexual violence and the ongoing fighting in South Sudan has increased the resolve of the UN Security Council to make sure a peace agreement for the country is implemented.

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South Sudanese girl talks about “fear of dying”

A young girl has been talking about her “fear” of dying during a recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.

More than 270 people died in the capital, Juba, during six days of clashes between rival forces loyal to the President and Vice President.

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Not listening “can harm you”: vital role for radio in South Sudan

You can do yourself harm in South Sudan, if you fail to tune in to local radio.

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