#Hagana Official Music Video by #Anataban

Check out the Music Video for the song #Hagana by #Anataban artists. “Hagana” is the Arabic word for “it’s ours’ and is a call for the youth and citizens of #SouthSudan to claim back their country and transform it from the current state of violence, poverty and hardship to country with a future of peace, prosperity and justice. #JunubdeHagana

Continue reading »

Healing the pain through comedy

By Waakhe Simon Wudu Mading Ngor’s childhood was spent fleeing the massacre that wiped out his village and killed his father, and then surviving the ensuing ten bitterly-hard years as a child refugee. One of his remedies for fixing South Sudan would seem surprising, especially in view of his own harrowing childhood: comedy. “We looked for the one thing that could build bridges across the deep divides that rack our country, and we came up with comedy,” says Mading. And specifically, neighboring Kenya’s Eric Omondi, whose international popularity recently earned him a star turn on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show. Read the

Continue reading »

Sign of Hope’s press conference

The press conference in Berlin: eyewitness reports of horrible environmental contamination, new and scary victim totals. Held on April 18th in Berlin, Sign of Hope’s press conference produced shocking revelations on Big Oil’s contamination of water, lives and the environment in South Sudan. The speakers were:  Reimund Reubelt, Chairperson, Hoffnungszeichen | Sign of Hope e.V. Klaus Stieglitz, Vice-Chairperson, Hoffnungszeichen | Sign of Hope e.V. Nnimmo Bassey, Oilwatch, Hero of the Environment, Right Livelihood Award laureate (Alternative Nobel Prize) Bior K. Bior, Nile Institute of Environmental Health, South Sudan

Continue reading »

Interview Nnimmo Bassey

Watch Ildiko Mannsperger interview Nnimmo Bassey: Oilwatch, Hero of the Environment, Right Livelihood Award laureate (Alternative Nobel Prize) From the press conference in Berlin: eyewitness reports of horrible environmental contamination, new and scary victim totals Held on April 18th in Berlin, Sign of Hope’s press conference produced shocking revelations on Big Oil’s contamination of water, lives and the environment in South Sudan.

Continue reading »

Interview with Klaus Stieglitz

Watch Ildiko Mannsperger interview Klaus Stieglitz: Vice-Chairperson of Hoffnungszeichen, Sign of Hope The press conference in Berlin: eyewitness reports of horrible environmental contamination, new and scary victim totals. Held on April 18th in Berlin, Sign of Hope’s press conference produced shocking revelations on Big Oil’s contamination of water, lives and the environment in South Sudan.

Continue reading »

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: evidence of oil contamination

View uncensored documentary evidence of environmental contamination in Ruweng State, South Sudan. This evidence emerged and went viral on social media days after the government denied that the area is suffering from oil pollution. The pictures show babies born with deformities, cows dying from unknown diseases and other environmental effects of oil spillage. Read more and view all photos

Continue reading »
#SouthSudanIsWatching

#SouthSudanIsWatching Twitter campaign

Check out the #SouthSudanisWatching campaign. It calls South Sudan citizens to actively engage and keep a close watch over the HLRF process. Together we must all demand and ensure a peaceful solution is reached for the future of our nation. #Anataban

Continue reading »