Category Archives: South Sudan

The Far Edge of Humanity

Today I stood on the far edge of humanity and it was beyond what 90% of us in the world would think is possible let alone acceptable (inside or outside of war). The reason I knew I was still within … Continue reading

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Nothing Special But Always Special – 37th Year Ahead

You guys know the drill by now… I’m so happy… I’m living my dreams… People are wonderful… I’m so privileged and humbled… We can end extreme poverty… Things are not the best thing in life… Simplicity of less is more…I … Continue reading

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A very tricky role and game of development in South Sudan

Whenever I work in aid and development and particularly in Africa I am always conscious and cautious of my role in the development of another country where I wasn’t born, don’t speak the language and most likely won’t be living … Continue reading

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An Unnatural Disaster

(Note. I wrote this two weeks ago and I don’t have any picture to accompany as too dangerous if I get spotted…) It is with a heavy heart I go to sleep tonight thinking about the multitude of people who … Continue reading

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South Sudan – the Nepal Earthquake, everyday

I don’t like to compare disasters but the tragedy of Nepal allows me to give you the best perspective on South Sudan that I can think of in three months here. It is almost impossible for me to explain the … Continue reading

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Global Polio Eradication Initiative Alive and Active in South Sudan

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was formed in 1988 with the collaboration of Rotary International, the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and in more recent times the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. While this … Continue reading

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A Mirror in Juba

Good to be back on this blog in a travel sense of experiences, learning, perspectives, reflection and discovery. This one is a big reflection one 🙂 I’m currently back on the Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) program for the second … Continue reading

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