"Let's participate actively with all our hearts. Life is more important than anything else. And life can only be in unity", Johnsonic sings for the whole Sudan to vote peacefully. This music video, produced by Xchange Perspectives for mict, brings in simple words what the elections meant to the people of Southern Sudan: Having their voices heard.
A community’s quest for justice. Oil companie's pursuit of benefit. A region in the heart of Africa and the human cost of living in it. Oil and conflict in the Niger Delta are strongly interconnected. The story takes us from 1999, the murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa and others, and the massacre of citizens in Odi in Bayesala, in which 2.500 civilians were killed and typifies the oppression in the region, to today. Nigeria’s oil reserves are at the heart of this conflict.
"I dream of being a doctor", Diana says with a smile. Many children share this same dream, many however have to struggle as much as she does to make their dreams come true. This documentary film reflects one day in the life of a 13 year-old Sudanese school girl, Diana, who stands exemplary for many others. Produced by Xchange Perspectives for EED and SEZ, the film brings us closer to understanding the hopes of thousands of girls in Sudan.
Dedicated to spreading the voices of the Sudanese from both the North and the South, 'sudan votes', a project by mict, trains journalists and publishes their views about all events occurring inside Sudan. Xchange Perspectives has advised 'sudan votes' and linked up potential journalists and singers initially trained by XCP to join 'sudan votes', which has become a primary source of reliable information made in Sudan.
The referendum clock is ticking - for the people of Sudan a critical CPA benchmark is fast approaching. We hope that this will be an all inclusive process focusing on conceptualizing leadership as a means to foster ideas of consultative decision-making, cooperation, transformation and peace in the context of diversity. It is only through an integrative use of power that all parties can move forward towards a future of peace in Sudan.
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