Archive for May 1, 2019


By Mangar Marial Amerdid, Juba, South Sudan

Alfred Taban Logune
Alfred Taban Logune, South Sudanese veteran journalist and politician

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (PW) — On Saturday, April 27, 2019, South Sudan lost one of its pioneer journalist; Alfred Taban, the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the Juba Monitor Newspaper. Taban was born in Kajo-Keji in 1957. In 1976, he joined the University of Khartoum as a medical student majoring in medical laboratory sciences. He studied for the duration of three years, but then his education was interrupted by political problems.

Due to his love for writing, Taban had begun writing articles for the Nile Mirror Newspaper and the South Sudan Magazine. He extended his writing to advocacy work by becoming the chairman of the Kajo-Keji Student Union. Due to his advocacy work on behalf of the people of Southern Sudan, this created conflict between him and the Sudan government.

Alfred Taban Logune, South Sudanese veteran journalist and politician

According to Taban, “They didn’t like my politics and I didn’t like their politics, so conflict was inevitable.” While problems persisted in his life, Taban continued to focus on his studies and received high marks. When he sat for his final third year exams, the School of Medicine at the University of Khartoum informed Taban that he had failed the exams and would be required to repeat his third year.

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Final Report on Our Trips conducting Educational Development Researches Across China, 2017-2019

Prepared by Mr-John Monyluak Thon Lal, Master’s Degree Student/ Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua City, China

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit (L) with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao

Introduction

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (PW) — The report will focus on all trips; most of focus will be Hangzhou, Zhejiang, Wuhan and Beijing. But before disseminating the report in details, let explain my bona-fide start for coming to China, first was a initial and a wonderful admission, after when Zhejiang Normal University decided to enroll me as a Master Degree student in The Program of Comparative Education; I officially made my decision to came and study here, because never forgot that a chance came at once and go.

My desire for study in abroad I was specifically interested to study in probably two Countries, the China and Japan, the reason behind this, I though that I am naturally socialistic when viewing the way I want people to live, people should respect each other, always smile, do right things and refrain from bad ones. The humanism should be guided base on natural norms sharing of equal opportunities and cooperation.

These two Countries should have these principles most importantly China. Because I learned a lot about China History especially Mao Zedong and Confucius their history is well known worldwide, These are the reasons allowed me to came, this report will much talk of trips that we had last year in Hangzhou, Wuhan as well as the development in Hangzhou and this University, it will also in collaborate the trip that we had in Beijing.

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By Thiik Mou Giir, Melbourne, Australia

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (PW) — From Arab-Islamists’ controlled country, Sudan, now many South Sudanese have moved to some Western countries, only to find out that they have moved to where, also, racism is deeply and historically rooted.

Racism; in other words, white supremacy, is expressed in overt and in covert ways. It has been instilled in the mind and in the heart of the black man and the woman in such a way that makes it difficult, without a proper education, for them to even have a glimpse of the full, negative impact it has made upon their characters.

You, the receiving end of white supremacy have, in turn, become the giver, the promoter and the agent of white supremacy. You have become an agent who works for the white folks. I am also an agent who, likewise, works for the white folks.

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