“The serious writers of South Sudan, the journalists, the musicians, have to address the issues the politicians don’t care about. It is now our time to tell the world what it is that we want.” Taban lo Liyong, Interview, The New Nation, Newspaper, Juba, 2012.
Today, 10-10-2014, upon the announcement of Malala Yousefzai and Satyarthi, the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, a world’s leading century-long award, and following the enactment into laws the Draconian National Security Bill and NGO Bill into law by South Sudan Parliament, and the sluggish ongoing South Sudan Peace Process in Ethiopia, we at AFTABOSS Internet’ional, USTASS and Master Text Collector, are also launching mini-competition for peace promoters.
This goes to all bloggers and social media personalities, we are running this challenge dubbed “Piece4Peace Challenge”. It is for writers (bloggers, journalists, Facebook bloggers, etc.) who have a piece of opinion/article on the ongoing peace process of South Sudan. The article must be between December 15, 2013 and November 15, 2014. Collection of articles will kick off on November 15, 2014 and will run through November 15, 2014.
Watch this space for more details about the Procedures of Connecting, Collecting and Correcting the articles by a special committee to be announced on November 15.