Radio is "tool to enact change": South Sudan reporter

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To commemorate the Day of the African Child, UN Radio Miraya, run by the UN Mission in South Sudan, gave children the airwaves – allowing students to co-host as radio announcers – starting early in the morning with the a two-hour breakfast show programme and continuing with the news. Photo: UN Radio Miraya

Radio can be used as a tool to enact great change, according to a journalist working with the United Nations radio station in South Sudan (UNMISS).

Sebit William Ker was speaking on the line from Juba about the importance of World Radio Day (WRD) as well as radio's role in connecting people across the country.

The annual event celebrates radio as a powerful communication tool and a low cost medium.

Mr William also shared with Jocelyne Sambira what keeps him personally motivated in a difficult and sometimes dangerous environment.

Duration: 6’40″

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