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South Sudan in Focus is a 30-minute weekday English-language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.

January 2014

January 31, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 30, 2014

Statement in English by U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan, Susan Page


January 30, 2014

Statement by US Ambassador to South Sudan in Arabic


January 30, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 29, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 28, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 27, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 24, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 23, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 22, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 21, 2014

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on UN Jan. 21, 2014


January 21, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 20, 2014

Jonglei Caretaker Governor John Koang on destruction in Bor


January 20, 2014

South Sudan Army spokesman Philip Aguer on Information Minister barred from UN camp


January 20, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 17, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 16, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 15, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 14, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 13, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 10, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 09, 2014

South Sudan Opposition Spokesman Hussein Mar Nyuot on Alleged Uganda Bombing Raids


January 09, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 08, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 07, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 06, 2014

Clip 5 IGAD Envoy, Amb. Seyoum Mesfin, at South Sudan addresses news media at press conference

“I would urge in the name of the suffering people that the focus on constructive media news rather than look for sensationalism and try to pass the wrong message across the continent.    There is no easy undertaking in a peace process. It is challenging. So we wish you to be objective and constructive."


January 06, 2014

Clip 3 IGAD Envoy, Amb. Seyoum Mesfin, at South Sudan talks news conference

  Since the day of independence  began South Sudan, it heralded to the people of south Sudan that they would ultimately be crowned with the dividend of independence and peace. But within a short period of time, only in two years, we witnessed today that again parents are burying their loved ones, their sons and daughters. This is painful, painful to the people of South Sudan, painful to all of us in the region because peace, tranquility, development and success is indivisible in our region.”


January 06, 2014

Clip 1 IGAD Envoy, Amb. Seyoum Mesfin, at South Sudan talks news conference

“The parties have agreed to tackle two critical items of agenda both of which are to clear the way for going into substantive talks that brough the conflict in the country. These are the cessation of hostilities with all elaborate mechanism for verification and monitoring, but also the status of detainees. Addressing these issues would naturally and obviously create a conducive environment for the talks.”


January 06, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 03, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 03, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 02, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan


January 01, 2014

Marthe Van der Wolf on status of South Sudan peace talks


January 01, 2014

Excerpts from Riek Machar Interview with John Tanza of South Sudan in Focus


January 01, 2014

South Sudan's Riek Machar -- interview with John Tanza


January 01, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

30 minutes daily of news and analysis from Sudan

January 2014
January 2014
January 2014

South Sudan in Focus (SSIF) is a 30-minute  English-language broadcast and Internet program covering rapidly changing developments in South Sudan and the East Africa region.

South Sudan in Focus airs at 7:30 pm in Juba (1630 UTC) and can be heard on FM stations throughout South Sudan, on shortwave, and on VOA’s 24-hour channel in Nairobi at 8:30 pm. The program is hosted by John Tanza in Washington D.C., and a network of stringers around South Sudan, and reporters in Washington, D.C., produce the stories that are heard on South Sudan in Focus.

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Contact Us
Email: sudanproject@voanews.com

Telephone: 

To leave a message for the program staff, call +1.202.205.9942.  After you hear the VOA identification, press 97 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!

 
Shortwave Frequencies
9675, 11655, 13800

Affiliate Stations

Liberty  88.7 FM (Juba)
Liberty  90.0 FM (Yei)
Maridi   89.0 FM (Maridi)
Yambio 90.0 FM (Yambio)
V.O.P  97.0 FM (Juba)
Radio Jonglei  95.9 FM (Bor)
Bentiu FM 99.0/ MW 558 Kilohertz
Radio Malakal FM 105 (Malakal)
Radio Wau MW/AM 271 (Wau)
 

 

 

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South Sudan in Focus Videos

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South Sudan Tournament Remembers Basketball Giant Manute Boli
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Charles Lomodong, Karin Zeitvogel
June 29, 2015 9:56 PM
The tournament had a broader message than just basketball: a message that sport can unite the South Sudanese people.

South Sudan Town Hall

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South Sudan Town Hall: The Peace Processi
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May 01, 2015 3:36 AM
What has been the role of the media? What has been the effective involvement of the international community? How should a peace process be conducted? Was it inclusive enough?