Internews has been working in what is now South Sudan since 2006, building some of the first community radio stations in the country, and providing communities in remote, information-poor areas with vital access to news and information in local languages. Learn more>>
Why is it important for people to have a radio, even when their communities have access to other forms of media? What do affected communities choose to listen to, and how does this information affect their daily lives?
Fake news, misinformation and conspiracy theories erupted into Western media during the 2016 United States presidential election. Yet in many media markets around the globe, these are longstanding challenges.
South Sudan held its first film festival last year - the Juba Film Festival.
The people of Kapoeta area lacked a credible source of news and information until USAID-supported Singaita FM community radio went on air in May 2016.
Achut Deng Dau’s life was saved due to the heroic acts of her husband’s colleagues.
“I was deeply overjoyed because I wouldn't have stood losing both a child and wife,” said Majok Mangok, Dau’s husband and Mayardit FM Operations Manager.
The Radio Community in South Sudan joined radio stations around the world in celebrating International Women's Day 2017 on March 8. Teams at Singaita FM, Mingkaman 100 FM and Nhomlaau FM were led by women and it was women who presented news bulletins and programs through the day.