On November 7, 2015, Sierra Leone was officially declared Ebola free. That seemed to suggest that the country could now move on, but the epidemic had left its mark everywhere: people’s faith in the health service and the authorities had been shaken; the virus had torn families and whole villages apart; friends became enemies, as fear of picking up the virus spread; suspicion was rife and ubiquitous, as was mourning, for the thousands who had succumbed to Ebola.
Xchange Perspectives (XcP) supported the GIZ Governance Programme (GovPro) to establish a Community Radio Station in Morobo County, Central Equatoria State, Republic of South Sudan. Ochan A. Hannington provides insight into the Radio Morobo project.
The film ‘A call for arms: Community security and arms control in Darfur’, produced by Xchange Perspectives (XcP) for BICC, sheds light on the traditional-leader led approach to control arms, outlining different aspects of the initiative and how it benefits the people of Darfur.
Xchange Perspectives (XcP) supported Weltfilme e.V. to implement the Juba Youth project in South Sudan. XcP and Weltfilme worked with five South Sudanese film-makers to produce fictional and documentary short films on issues affecting the youth and their way of living in South Sudan.
"A radio station that improves the standard of living and passes crucial information to the people of Magwi." Initiated and implemented by Xchange Perspectives for DED, the Rural Youth Voices Project Magwi supports people to share their views through music, radio, and print productions. Radio Magwi FM 92.5 builds channels of dialogue for exchanging knowledge and visions, an essential pillar of peace.
out the 'ViewChange Online Film Contest'. A short version of our 'Radio
Magwi FM92.5' film has entered the competition in the category
'Overcoming Conflict'. Online voting begins September 4th, 2010, and
ends September 15th at 11:59 p.m. PT. Please vote online (click the graphic to the left) for our film if
you like it and share it with your friends and family. Thank you for
your support! In UNITY, your XCP team.
A photo from our latest project, Radio Magwi, has entered a photo competition and it has made it to the finals! Vote for Radio Magwi and ‘DEMOCRACY IS... WHEN ALL VOICES ARE EQUALLY HEARD AND CONSIDERED.’ here.
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