This movie gives a brief overview on the Rural Youth's Voices
Project, a Community Based Youth Radio Station and Music Production
Studio in Magwi, South Sudan.
This last production about the project pictures the different
phases of the training in Media For Peace, Radio Journalism and Music
Production that Xchange Perspectives carried out in Magwi, South Sudan
in January and February 2010 in cooperation with the German Development
To get a holistic and clear picture of the
significance and role Radio Magwi FM 92.5 plays, this report will
highlight different facets of the project from the general situation in
Magwi County prior to the inception of the project, the various
achievements and results, the resources invested, the different
challenges faced all through the project and to finally future
recommendations for the good continuation of Radio Magwi. >>> Download
Particular appreciation and gratitude goes to DED for their commitment
to the project, their high levels of cooperation, and especially to Ms.
Beate Mueller Grunewald for her constant look out on the project’s good
The Media for Peace Training, conducted from the 14th to the 22nd of September 2009, was an advanced workshop for a group of pre-selected individuals (21) involved in media production in Southern Sudan.
These ideas were compiled by Leila Bendra and Dominik Lehnert in response to the ‘COMMUNIQUE’ of the Sudan Conference organized by Sudan Forum e.V., Church Development Service and Sudan Focal Point-Europe.
The conference was entitled ‘Visions of Transition 3: Transformation from War to Peace or Protection of Prejudices and Privileges?’ held from the 12th to 14th of June 2009 in Hermannsburg, Germany.
Southern Sudan is at peace, since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005. But for decades the people of Southern Sudan experienced armed conflict and they still suffer from its consequences, such as underdevelopment, large-scale displacement and continuing armed conflict at the community level. Today, more than three years after the signing of the CPA, one can more or less find “A GUN IN EVERY HOME”...