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The Heart of Nuba will be released theatrically on April 6, 2018.
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HAPPENING IN SUDAN

Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

The Sudanese government and a coalition of rebel groups on Thursday entered into a final phase of peace talks, which will centre on the creation of a unified Sudanese army. Mediators described the discussions as the "most important" component of the Sudan peace...

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The Kind of Day We Have All Been Waiting For

The Kind of Day We Have All Been Waiting For

Ryan Boyette has dedicated his life to reporting on and providing assistance to the people of the Nuba mountains. He recently shared an event on his Facebook page that marked a moment in history for the people of Nuba: "A historic day in #Sudan . This...

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Al-Bashir May Be Extradited to International Criminal Court

Al-Bashir May Be Extradited to International Criminal Court

If you have been following the news on Sudan, you may know of an exciting recent development -- a member of Sudan's ruling council stated recently that the council had reached an agreement “to hand over those facing arrest from the International Criminal...

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FILM UPDATES

The Heart of Nuba Awarded at Cinema for Peace in Berlin

The Heart of Nuba Awarded at Cinema for Peace in Berlin

On Februrary 11 The Heart of Nuba was honored with the Most Valuable Documentary Award at Cinema for Peace in Berlin on February 11. Katrina Carlson performed the film’s song “Bloom” for the audience. As an extra blessing, Dr. Tom was able to join us and...

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The Heart of Nuba on Voice of America

The Heart of Nuba on Voice of America

The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...

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Aurora Foundation Launches New Global Initiative

Aurora Foundation Launches New Global Initiative

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has launched its new program, the Aurora Community, to actively support the program members by connecting them with each other in accordance with their area of intervention, encouraging them to exchange their knowledge, and promoting...

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The Catena Family Expands!

The Catena Family Expands!

We could not be more delighted to share some recent photos from Dr. Tom of his and Nasima's new family member! This year the adoption of their son, Francis Gene, was finalized, bringing a much-earned source of love and joy into the Catena tukal (household). There is...

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An Update from Dr. Tom

An Update from Dr. Tom

The situation here in Nuba has been pretty stable for the past year. The Transitional government in Khartoum and the SPLA-N rebels have met recently for peace talks but were unable to reach any conclusions. The SPLA-N is demanding that Sudan have a secular (not...

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