Promise fulfilled

[Show thumbnails] For anyone following the news from South Sudan events haven’t been easy to take. So much promise only a few years ago as the world’s newest nation has […]

The Long Run

A group of Londoners tenaciously carries on its years-long commitment to South Sudan, a young nation beset by challenges (London Free Press — Feb 15, 2013) GLEN PEARSON “I’m nervous.” […]

Birth of a Nation

Despite long odds Republic of South Sudan celebrates a new beginning (London Free Press — July 9, 2011) GLEN PEARSON “It’s the moment my people and I have been waiting […]

Teen traveller makes mark

IN PERSON: Real education found on world stage (London Free Press — June 27, 2011) MASHOKA MAIMONA Two years ago, at 16, he was a delegate chosen to shake hands […]

South Sudan looks to us

Canadians, especially Londoners, have a role to play in the new nation’s future (London Free Press — February 12, 2011) GLEN PEARSON From every region and village they emerged from […]

Canadian Govenment Aid for Darfur Refugees

Assistance from the Canadian government builds water towers, helps to stabilize the region (London Free Press — March 13, 2010) GLEN PEARSON Vaulting up the water tower was clearly one […]

Garang Leaves Gift of Hope for Sudan

(London Free Press — Editorial section — Wednesday, August 3, 2005) GLEN PEARSON Last week’s tragic death of Sudanese Vice-President John Garang in a helicopter crash has delivered a devastating […]

Smart Aid Develops Business of Caring

(London Free Press — Viewpoint section — Saturday, February 26, 2005) GLEN PEARSON Modern communications have brought what used to be regionalized disasters to our television screens with explosive, graphic […]

Sudan Rebuilds Hope

(London Free Press — Viewpoint section — Saturday, February 26, 2005) GLEN PEARSON The deal had been signed and everywhere we looked in south Sudan the effects of the recently […]

Diplomacy’s ultimate challenge

(London Free Press — Wednesday, August 11, 2004.) GLEN PEARSON News from Sudan is all the rage these days. The deeply troubling developments in that country’s western region of Darfur […]