Now a plumber’s apprentice in Avondale Estates, Majok Marier has co-written a memoir about his experience during the Sudanese civil war with the goal of educating others about the Lost Boys’ story to prevent future violence in his homeland and to benefit his family’s village.
Guinea worm, a parasitic disease that affected more than 3 million people less than 30 years ago, is now found in only four African countries, with the number of cases dwindling to 542 in 2012, according to an annual report by the Carter Center. Since 1986 the center has led an international effort to eradicate the […]
South Sudan became the 193rd country recognized by the United Nations on July 9 after a decades-long civil war. The birth of the new nation came six months after a referendum that stemmed from the 2005 peace agreement between the North and South Sudanese. Despite ongoing disputes with Sudan, if the tentative peace endures, there is hope for South […]