Archive for April 24, 2019

People Who Perpetuate Poverty in Africa are Leaders Who Overstay in Power

Posted: April 24, 2019 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

People Who Perpetuate Poverty, Instability and Criminality in Africa are Leaders Who Overstay Their Welcome to Power

By Chol Duang, Juba, South Sudan

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (PW) —- Over the years African and Western scholars, experts and observers alike have argued that poverty in Africa is undeniably a result of bad leadership and governance. Several Pan African leaders themselves have admitted this truth, albeit reluctant about it. Many younger Africans who are informed and desperately want change on the continent believe that poor leaders who come to power on ethnic, sectional or regional agenda are largely responsible for grinding poverty, political bickering, corruption, ethnic wars and land issues.

Others say instability in one African nation can have adverse effects across Africa, particularly on trade, diplomacy, migration and political events in nearby countries. Recently, I debated a Facebook friend who claimed that there had been biases by Western media about South Sudan and Africa. When I challenged her to point out some of the Western media biases reported about South Sudan, she remains convinced that there have been biases in the media about South Sudan which are not true.

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The New Duk Community Youth Leadership will be an Invigorating Factor

Posted: April 24, 2019 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

The 2019 Duk Community Youth Leadership in Juba will be an Upgrading and Renovating Factor

By Wenne Madyt Dengs, Juba, South Sudan

Duk Community youth leadership in Juba, April 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (PW) — In modern societies, well instituted youth organizations play an outstanding role in ending social injustice, and promote equality for all – women rights, girl child education, challenging public authorities to end inequity and many important issues.

Youth groups, associations and unions have always been present throughout history, in every society. Yet they have never received same attention from different communities, with an attention to political system.

At a different plane, youth organizations can be also used for aims such as attacking minorities or promoting sectional division and segregation which at many times leads to community’s disintegration. A youth association should purely adhere to fundamental principles of civil society; advocating for fair justice and lobbying with authorities for community wellbeing.

Political representatives at national and subnational levels of government become more accountable when a community works closely with an independent, strong and benevolent youth organization that sensitizes local citizens – to know their constitutional rights. But unfortunately a number of youth leaders are always detached from local people by politicians through bribery, and/or of a handing of better job.  

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