South Sudan’s warring parties signed a peace agreement in August 2015, but fighting still continues, meaning many people are still likely to uproot themselves out of fear for their lives.
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When her friend Hiba Mohamed* fled Sudan in search of greater journalistic and social freedoms, Maha Eltelb was left behind, torn between excitement for her friend – and a deep sense of loss.
Micheal Ajak escaped to the Nyumanzi refugee camp, northern Uganda, in December 2013 after the civil war broke out in Juba and he doubts he will ever see his home again.
Mohammad Dafallah, like many Sudanese, moved from his rural home to the city, lured by access to healthcare, education and other basics. Despite his new urban life, he still yearns to toil in the fields.
Sudanese film maker and activist Mohammed Elfadil lives in Boston, the United States, where he creates documentaries from footage he shot in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
In December 2015 The Niles correspondents from Sudan and South Sudan gathered at a newsroom workshop in Nairobi, to write and edit the seventh travel-sized The Niles print edition on migration.
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