Sense of urgency spurs plans for Anglican university in South Sudan

Posted May 4, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A charity is working with the Episcopal Church in South Sudan to open a multi-campus university within the next two years, with the aim of helping the next generation escape the violence that has plagued the country.

In 2011, Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul commissioned a feasibility study to explore how the church might go about establishing a university. Just three of South Sudan’s five state universities are now operating: the other two have suspended teaching, owing to the current civil war, which erupted in 2013.

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