News from the RVI

RVI Annual Juba Lecture Series 2018
The Rift Valley Institute is pleased to announce the seventh Juba Lecture Series under the theme of ‘Everyday Economies: Historical Perspectives and Present-day Realities in South Sudan... MORE >
The Institute recently wrapped up its fifteenth year of annual field courses, which were held this year in May and June in Kenya. The one-week intensive courses covered an array of... MORE >
‘The Wisdom of Elders’—RVI at the Hargeysa International Book Fair
RVI attended the Hargeysa International Book Fair in Somaliland, showcasing work on customary authorities in South Sudan.  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 >
Juba University students discuss customary authorities
As part of its ongoing South Sudan Customary Authorities project, RVI, in coordination with staff and students at the University of Juba, organized an event which discussed the role of... MORE >
Dutch Embassy team visit to the South Sudan National Archives
On Thursday 3 August, the full eighteen member Dutch Embassy national and international staff team in South Sudan visited the National Archives as part of their annual team outing. Staff... MORE >
The third phase of RVI’s South Sudan Customary Authorities Project, funded by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), is now underway. The project aims to deepen... MORE >
New website tracks LAPSSET and development in northern Kenya
The Lamu-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project is a large-scale development initiative that affects communities across Northern Kenya and bordering countries. Yet those... MORE >
Challenges for national dialogue in Sudan
In National Dialogue in Sudan, a paper for the Sudan Democracy First Group, RVI Fellow Atta el-Battahani examines the successes and failures of  national dialogue in Sudan and... MORE >
Civil society, landownership, homicide and the rule of law in South Sudan
The South Sudan Law Society's publication, In Brief, covers critical issues in legal and constitutional development in South Sudan. An article in the inaugural issue by Victor... MORE >
South Sudan National Archives on Miraya FM
On 15 June 2013, Miraya FM in Juba broadcast a feature on the process of digitizing documents for the South Sudan National Archives. The project is a collaboration between the Ministry of... MORE >
My Mother Will Not Come to Juba: Report launch in South Sudan
In South Sudan, delays in the formulation of a new national constitution have led to growing public concern. My Mother Will Not Come to Juba: South Sudanese Debate the Constitution is the... MORE >

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