About four years ago, when I was preparing my packing list for South Sudan, I had no clue what I needed to bring along. I knew no one who could provide me with feedback and there was also no (easy) way of acquiring information. So, I decided to pack what I thought was needed for, […]
Tag: South Sudan
South Sudan is marking ten years of independence. Though it’s been around officially for only a decade, similarly to my home country Kosovo, South Sudan has a long history. However, you can read this in history books so I am not going to get you bored with it (also because generally, I don’t do history-related […]
Diverse Africa through the eyes of those who know and love it!
Have you ever come across people who want “to move to Africa” or “visit Africa” or those who say that “why to go to Africa, it’s just a poor country(?) with starving people, wars, and chaos” but rarely or never realizing that Africa is not a country but it is a culturally and ethnically rich […]
Juba, the capital of South Sudan, is not a place people think of or are advised to visit. When I decided to move to South Sudan (in Yambio), my family and friends were worried about my safety and security, and for sure it doesn’t help at all knowing that the country is among the most […]
I’ve entered my tenth month of being a UN Volunteer with UNMISS and now, almost confidently, I can answer almost all Frequently Asked Questions someone might have for the procedures and life as a UNV and other general questions about moving to South Sudan. Below, I’ve taken all the relevant questions I’ve received over this […]