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Freelance Journalist shot dead in Akobo


May 21, 2015 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese freelance reporter has been killed in what relatives and local officials said was a targeted revenge attack.

Pow James Reath, who left Bor, the capital of Jonglei state at the onset of the conflict, was a freelance reporter with UN-run Radio Miraya FM and most recently worked for Radio Tamazuj and Gurtong website.

Reath, who held a diploma in journalism and mass communications in Uganda, was allegedly moving to a nearby non-governmental organization (NGO) base to get internet access when he and Yohannes Pal Kuek, a master’s degree student who was on research mission, were killed.


Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 05:00
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