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RVI is recipient of the 2017 Open Society Foundation New Executives Fund
The Rift Valley Institute is one of twelve non-profit organisations to be awarded an Open Society Foundation New Executive Fund grant in 2017. The grant, which is intended to assist newly...MORE >
It might be shorter to list those who were not critical of international election observers in Kenya.  Following the historic decision of Kenya’s Supreme Court to nullify the August 8...MORE >
The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay
Why is the Horn such a distinctive part of Africa? This book, by one of the foremost scholars of the region, traces this question through its exceptional history and also probes the wildly...MORE >
Tarikh Tana: Our history
The Rift Valley Institute, together with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, and UNESCO, with funding from Norway, are pleased to announce the first 'Tarikh Tana (Our...MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 1: The Sentencing of the Torit Mutineers (An archive document from 1955, Equatoria Province)
Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) aired the first of a five-part radio series about the South Sudan National Archives (SSNA) on Wednesday 1 November 2017, in coordination with...MORE >
Letter from Gogrial
Chief Morris Ngor of the Buoyar Chiefdom (Western Dinka in South Sudan) is the oldest chief in the Apuk Dinka. He ascended to his position of communal power in 1973, when his father, who...MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 2: The Gospel of St Mark in Bari
Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the second radio show about the South Sudan National Archives on Wednesday 8 November 2017, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of...MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 3: Instructional pamphlet on malaria in Bor Dinka
On Wednesday 15 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the third radio show about the South Sudan National Archives, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of...MORE >
Uganda hosts by far the greatest number of South Sudanese refugees, but Sudan also hosts nearly half a million, Ethiopia more than 400,000, and Kenya over 100,000. In 2017 alone, the number...MORE >

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