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Malong Part two: “Kiir has no problem with me but he implementing what others told him”

9/23/2017
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This is the part two of the interview with the former South Sudanese chief of army Pual Malong Awan Anei. In this segment, Malong talked about the role he played in 2004 that helped in reconciling Dr. John Garang and his deputy Slava Kiir Mayardit. Malong talked about his arrest and what he thinks as the reason for keeping him under house arrest. (This is the part two of the interview with the former South Sudanese chief of army Pual Malong Awan Anei. In this segment, Malong talked about...

Duration:00:42:43

NBA-backed academy in Canberra offers new hope, access

9/23/2017
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A groundbreaking partnership between Basketball Australia and the United States' National Basketball Association (NBA) has led to a Global Academy for the sport in Canberra. The academy is expected to fast-track elite talent from around the world into the US college-basketball system and, ultimately, the NBA itself. Based at the Australian Institute of Sport, it also gives Australia's best prospects the chance to prove they belong with the world's best. (A groundbreaking partnership...

Duration:00:07:00

Multicultural groups concerned over proposed citizenship laws

9/23/2017
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Proposed changes to Australia's citizenship laws have divided many community groups. Ethnic communities say they feel unfairly targeted, while the government believes it will improve security and make the term 'citizen' really mean something. (Proposed changes to Australia's citizenship laws have divided many community groups. Ethnic communities say they feel unfairly targeted, while the government believes it will improve security and make the term 'citizen' really mean something. )

Duration:00:12:23

SBS radio services changing to reflect Australia's changing needs

9/23/2017
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The SBS Radio Services Review began nearly 12 months ago with a public consultation into the proposed Selection Criteria to be used, in conjunction with the Census 2016 data, to select which languages would be serviced by SBS Radio from the end of 2017. As Australia evolves, SBS is committed to reviewing its services after each Census to reflect the demographical changes and to ensure it is supporting new communities who need news and information in language as they navigate life in a new...

Duration:00:13:14

Victoria suffering near-record flu rates

9/23/2017
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Some Australian states are experiencing an unprecedented influenza outbreak, with Victoria among the worst hit. The state's Department of Health says the epidemic may have reached its peak. Influenza rates are at a near-record level in Victoria, with over 13-thousand people tested this year. That's up from just over 8-thousand cases in the same period last year. (Some Australian states are experiencing an unprecedented influenza outbreak, with Victoria among the worst hit. The state's...

Duration:00:08:03

Settlement guide: Having a say in Australia is part of the democratic process

9/23/2017
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All Australians have the right to participate as active citizens in shaping the society we live in. However, due to past traumatic experiences some new migrants maybe fearful of speaking up in public and do not know how our democratic processes work. (All Australians have the right to participate as active citizens in shaping the society we live in. However, due to past traumatic experiences some new migrants maybe fearful of speaking up in public and do not know how our democratic...

Duration:00:13:02

Settlement Guide: Did you know you can access interpreter services for free?

9/16/2017
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Qualified translators and interpreters can be a big help when youre new to Australia. They can do a range of things from translating official documents to accompany you to a doctor appointment to make sure you understand what's going on, in your language. You might already have paid for their services, but did you know they can be available for free? (Qualified translators and interpreters can be a big help when youre new to Australia. They can do a range of things from translating...

Duration:00:14:07

Malong’s part one: “No body visited me here at my resident because I do smile badly now”

9/13/2017
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Until May 09 this year, Gen Malong Awan was one of the most powerful South Sudanese military personals. Paul Malong who is a liberator and the SPLA war veteran served many positions including being Governor and security senior official before he was made the chief of General Staff in 2014 and sacked in 2017. A close to president Kiir, he joined again after the war broke out in Juba in 2013 and he was credited by many to have saved the regime from the opposition forces. In May, South...

Duration:00:58:39

Malong Awan:"Iam not released"

9/10/2017
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South Sudanese for chief of Army Paul Malong said those who are spreading rumors about his release are not telling the truth. "If I were released that means I could have been seen walking around. Since Mayik was last sent, I have not received any other official communication" (South Sudanese for chief of Army Paul Malong said those who are spreading rumors about his release are not telling the truth. "If I were released that means I could have been seen walking around. Since Mayik was...

Duration:00:10:14

John Pen:“We were children, suffered but some of our teachers gave us hope”

9/9/2017
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South Sudanese former child soldier who is now a journalist, civil right activist and author John Ngong Aluong remembers his former director Sebit William Garang Dut. Ngong Aluong who left his home village of Kolmerek in 1990 considered Sebit William as one of his best mentors. Sebit taught me the concept of being the activist. In 1993, he selected us as the part of the team to represent South Sudan during the visit of Paul John Paul II in Gulu-Uganda. Despite the challenges that many...

Duration:00:32:16

Settlement Guide: Everything you need to know about doing your taxes in Australia

9/9/2017
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Tax time is when Australians complete their tax returns after the end of the financial year on 1 July. Its the time to check if the correct amount of tax has been paid and if any deductions can be claimed. It can also mean money back in your pocket in a tax refund. …explains how to lodge a tax return. (Tax time is when Australians complete their tax returns after the end of the financial year on 1 July. Its the time to check if the correct amount of tax has been paid and if any...

Duration:00:13:31

Awur Mawel:”Sebit William was a unique and great person and we are proud of what we have done”

9/8/2017
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In October 1990, Awur Mawel Malual who was a 24 years old officer with given orders to command movement of over one thousand children from Bor District. Many of these children were between the age of six and fifteen years old boys. With orders from Kuol Manyang to Arun Maan Chot, Awur who was the headmaster of Malek School in Bor was then selected to take these children to Torit. After Torit, these will be again moved to Polataka. In the Same year, Awur was joined by Sebit William Garang...

Duration:00:53:01

Paul Malong:”Doctors need my DNA in order to identify the body of my daughter in Kenya but the presidency refused as per now”

9/6/2017
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Breaking News: South Sudanese former Chief of General Staff Paul Malong Awan Anei is denied permission to to go to Kenya to identify the body of his deceased daughter. Malong whose two daughters (Amou and Alakiir) were at Moi Girls in Nairobi, said 'Alakiir is confirmed dead and Amou is still admitted in hospital." In an exclusive interview with SBS Dinka Radio said,"The Minister in the office of President came to me this morning and informed me about the decision made by the Presidency....

Duration:00:27:48

Akeer:“Menstruation has had a negative effect on the education of girls.”

9/2/2017
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South Sudanese former refugee, international model, mother of three, Akeer Chut Deng who came to Australia 22 years is now championing a new cause. to help vulnerable South Sudanese girls who are faced with challenges of menstrual hygiene. As the war continues, many young girls are left vulnerable and their health became the least topic to parents because of the economic situations, cultural taboos and many other things. Akeer initiated a Freedom Pads Project and used social media was the...

Duration:00:18:30

Settlement guide: Free English classes to help migrant find a job in Australia

9/2/2017
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Finding a job is a priority for migrants moving to Australia. But most workers need to be able to speak and write English well. Migrants can access free English classes to learn the basics of English or to improve their language skills to get a job. (Finding a job is a priority for migrants moving to Australia. But most workers need to be able to speak and write English well. Migrants can access free English classes to learn the basics of English or to improve their language skills to get...

Duration:00:11:57

The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics in High Court

9/1/2017
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The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics moves to the High Court tomorrow, (thur) although the court process is not expected to be a quick one. The Chief Justice will preside over a directions hearing for five members of federal parliament whose dual citizenship could disqualify them from their jobs. Section 44 of the Australian Constitution prohibits dual nationals sitting in parliament. (The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics moves to the High Court...

Duration:00:08:31

Ian Thorpe has become the face for the "yes" campaign in the same-sex marriage debate

9/1/2017
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One of Australia's most powerful chief executives, a former prime minister and a champion Olympian are all joining the same-sex marriage debate. And as Federal Government ministers publicly vent their disagreements over the issue, the Opposition Leader has also jumped in with his thoughts on those arguments. But, separately, the Labor leader has now had to fend off questions about his past as a dual citizen. (One of Australia's most powerful chief executives, a former prime minister and a...

Duration:00:11:20

Racism, hate and a new online tool to help young people

9/1/2017
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New government research shows more than half of Australians between ages 12 and 17 have witnessed racist or hateful comments about cultural or religious groups online. And amid the pending postal vote on same-sex marriage, the research shows young LGBTI* people are also particular targets of online hate. The results have led to new online resources developed by young people to help them cope. (New government research shows more than half of Australians between ages 12 and 17 have witnessed...

Duration:00:10:54

Government picks first area for proposed drug-testing of jobseekers

9/1/2017
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The Turnbull Government has selected the south-western Sydney area of Canterbury-Bankstown as the first location for a proposed drug-testing trial of new jobseekers. Welfare recipients in the area could be randomly tested for drugs from the start of next year. (The Turnbull Government has selected the south-western Sydney area of Canterbury-Bankstown as the first location for a proposed drug-testing trial of new jobseekers. Welfare recipients in the area could be randomly tested for drugs...

Duration:00:08:23

Australia Day moves brave or futile?

9/1/2017
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Debate is growing across the country about scrapping Australia Day celebrations on January the 26th as a sign of respect for Indigenous Australians. Historically, in 1788, January the 26th is the day England's Sir Arthur Phillip and an entourage of marines and officers claimed the land in the name of King George the Third. Among Indigenous people, there is, of course, strong support for moving the celebrations from that date -- but not total support. (Debate is growing across the country...

Duration:00:06:51