Hydropower for Juba

JUBA (South Sudan) – It’s the talk of the day, from the grocery shops lodged in shacks on the side of the road, to the poshest restaurants in town. Since the rainy season’s floods disrupted the Gulu-Nimule road, the main entry point to South Sudan from Uganda and the whole of East Africa, Juba has […]

Purging plastic from Juba

In a city without running water, plastic bottles are not a luxury, but a necessity. In Juba, the capital city of South Sudan, they are quickly becoming an emergency. An estimated 750,000 plastic bottles are consumed every day, and there is nowhere to throw them away. “In 2012, when I first arrived in Juba, I […]