Journalists Attend Media Workshop In Juba

More than 50 journalists and editors working for Media Incorporation and Transition (MICT) also known as Nile and other invited journalists from various media houses have attended a three-day training on strengthening and incorporating the new skills of journalism to young South Sudanese.

By Abraham Agoth

JUBA, 14 December 2012 [Gurtong] – The training aims to develop scenarios for a sustainable civil society in South Sudan, with an emphasis on openness, accessibility and transparency to create the world’s first Open Source Country – a new model for Africa and the world.

Speaking to Gurtong during the launching ceremony, Stephen Kovats who is the director for Agency for open culture and critical transformation said, “The training was organized to meet the levels of different aspects in the modern technology around the globe. This workshop is participatory which is meant to develop, moderate and create open culture for the structures and technology as well as basic tools of for the open and free media path for the new nation.”

He said to achieve the Millennium Developmental Goals, media opts as one of the aspect to educate and promote peace in the youngest nation.

 “The MICT which bears a global name of ‘r0g’ is the collaborative agency for open culture, art and critical transformation formed in Berlin Germany.

The agency, initiated by Stephen Kovats, with a team of friends and colleagues including Ela Kagel, Micz Flor and Therese Breyer, it is currently being set up as a new organization.

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