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Leaving Aweil – last photos

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My last few days in Aweil felt quite sad – as I did some last chats with ladies in Apada, said formal goodbyes to people in ministries, and tried to take photos around the town for memories.  Oh, and broke down on the bike a few times.

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Last few weeks in Northern Bahr el Ghazal – Mayen Ulem village photos

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It’s been pretty wet here. Continue reading

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Melons and maps: research photo diary

melon1Alternative title: I bought a melon for the house, and other research adventures.

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Research: photo diary

Earl Grey tea, in Mile 14.

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And on the road to Wanjok from Aweil town, these lovely local schools.

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Current events in South Sudan: photos from Aweil

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First week in Aweil: photo diary

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Pithy comment on current state of privatisation of public health services in the UK?  No, it’s Nelson’s Hides and Skins LTD.

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The Aweil palaces

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I live in a concrete hut in Aweil, much like my one in Juba.  It’s rare to find a concrete structure here, particularly in Maper, where I’m moving to in two weeks: Maper is a suburb of Aweil built since 2008, with continuing land demarcation and disputes, and a population getting back on its financial feet following – for most – a huge family relocation.

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