Radio Talk Show – Yambio FM

Activity: Radio Talk show on Healing and Reconciliation

Location: Yambio FM 90.0 MHZ-WES

Number of Participants: Masses

Date: September 13, 2022

Partner: UNDP & Sweden

Brief Activity Story

Since the workshops cannot be used as a media for mass communication to pass on important information to masses over large distance, in the bide to have the message of healing and reconciliation reach to more people, we opted  to use the radio  talk shows and on this day the project officer shared about healing and reconciliation in relation to the 2018 South Sudan revitalized peace agreement to the people of Yambio


Objectives of the Activity

1.    To create awareness to the general public on the commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (CTRH)

2.    To educate the masses on the importance, processes and procedures of CTRH.

3. To empower the community to clearly understand their roles in CTRH processes.

Results/Issues discussed and outcome of the Activity


  1. The audience/public was able to get clear concepts on healing and reconciliation
  2. Community members were able to raise their concerns in regards to healing and reconciliation
  3. The radio talk show was very participatory as listeners were able to call studio line and asked questions that were answered by the guests

 Issues discussed:

  1. Understanding healing and reconciliation on peacebuilding perspective
  2. Importance of healing and reconciliation
  3. Public views in regards to healing and reconciliation on post conflict perspective


  1. A multitude of the community understands the importance of healing and reconciliation.
  2. The community in Yambio and WES at large are made aware of their roles in bringing healing and reconciliation as a component of the CTRH


Recommendations and Action points


1.  Callers appealed to RDAA to extend such programs to other areas as well

2.  Callers appreciated RDAA and UNDP disseminating the peace agreement especially chapter 5.

3. Government was encouraged by callers to prioritise peace over their interests/positions


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