211 Check has made significant strides in combating misinformation in South Sudan through extensive training, global recognition, and local engagement, reshaping the information landscape and empowering individuals to discern and counter false information.
The main objective of this engagement is to develop a comprehensive report on the dis and
misinformation landscape in South Sudan, considering both online and offline mediums.
The report will provide a detailed analysis of the current situation, identify key actors and sources of disinformation, assess the impact of disinformation on South Sudanese society, and propose
strategies to counter disinformation effectively.
211 Check | July 2023 Theophilous Ochang, Torit-based VoEES In South Sudan, like in many other parts of the world, Facebook account attacks and scams have become persistent issues for […]
Empowering Media Against Misinformation in South Sudan: Journalists’ Training Delivers Accuracy and Trust
211 Check | June 2023 Elizabeth Lodou | Courtesy Photo Elizabeth Lodou, an accomplished broadcast journalist and Reporter at The Radio Community, embarked on a transformative journey as she joined […]
Ochaya Jackson: From Fellow to Trainer, Spearheading the Fight Against Disinformation in South Sudan
211 Check | May 2023 Ochaya Jackson Amos | Courtesy Photo Ochaya Jackson was admitted as a fellow for a previous 211 Check two-month in-person and intensive Fact-checking and Digital […]
Disinformation thrives in conflict situations and in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, years of political uncertainty have cultivated a severe information disorder. In the face of another postponement of elections, community peace […]
This project demonstrates that collaborative efforts in knowledge and skills building can contribute to equipping people with the tools and resources to keep communities safe.
In May 2022, #defyhatenow lead team members from Berlin, South Sudan, Cameroon and Kenya met in Nairobi for the first time since the project was initiated to create an amalgamated […]
#defyhatenow South Sudan is pleased to announce the selection of four successful candidates for the two-month Fact-checking, and Digital Rights Fellowship slated for September 19, 2022. The candidates made it […]
#defyhatenow South Sudan through its 211 Check project is inviting interested journalists, academics, and civil society representatives to apply to join the third cohort of its three-month virtual Empowering Fact-Checking […]