Monthly Archives: December 2011

10 Reasons You Know You Are Leaving Juba

1. You enter the airport and throw yourself in one of the masses of khawajas checking in, hoping that it leads you to the correct check in counter. But if it doesn’t, don’t worry. You just elbow your way through … Continue reading

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WWJD?

When I am working in the field,  children have one of two reactions when they see me. Either they react like this: Shouting excited words of “Khawaja” or “Gileatad” (both meaning white person/foreigner) they will come up and touch my … Continue reading

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Security Updates

Living in a post-conflict country, we get updates on security incidences that happen across the country. A very useful feat. And ironically, quite entertaining at times. Case in point, a security update from last week: ‎”On 13 December 2011 at … Continue reading

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An Unacceptably Yucky Creepy Crawly

Now I am back from having spent approximately the last month carrying out assessments in the field, there are so many stories to tell. Where to start? With the fact that I saw my first ever real live snake – … Continue reading

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How Honey Helped Me Through Immigration

Flying in South Sudan brings oh so many stories with it. I mean really, all you have to do to realize this is land a Juba Airport and enter the arrival hall one day, which wins the prize for “the … Continue reading

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Words of Apology

After a brief hiatus from blogging as a result of a surge in busyness at work, I am back. The last few weeks have seen us organizing the successful First Agricultural Trade Fair – South Sudan and then I have … Continue reading

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