AMDISS at quick glance

Association for Media Development In South Sudan (AMDISS) was formed in 2003 before the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of 2005. AMDISS was formed by South Sudanese journalists in the diaspora who are editors and owners of the leading media outlets for the then Southern Sudan, it started as a network through the internet/emails and it is a membership based organization.
  • AMDISS Director experience on the Japanese Election, December 2022

    AMDISS Director shared his experience on the Japanese Election Management practices upon his return from attending training in Tokyo organized by JICA. He shared the experience at a sideline Board […]

  • Media Development Institute graduates 29, November 2022

    In today’s congregation, we have graduated 29 students, including 7 females after completing a one-year course in journalism. The students were awarded Advanced Certificates in Journalism. We are happy to […]

  • UNESCO’s Regional Adviser visit to AMDISS.

    Today November 8th, 2022, a Regional Adviser for Communication and Information for Africa of UNESCO visited AMDISS. UNESCO supported part of the infrastructure needs of the training at MDI including […]

  • MDI Receives a guest lecturer, November 4th.

    Today [Nov 4th] we are glad to receive our guest lecturer from the national parliament. The Chairperson of the Standing Specialized Committee of Information at the Reconstituted-Transitional National Legislative Assembly, […]

  • Lisi Robert declared president-elect, Oct 2022

    The students of Media Development Institute (MDI) Cohort-VII conducted a free and fair election of the students representatives through a secret ballot. The six elected members include Class President Lisi […]

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  • “I was running a kiosk for charging cell phones to support my studies at MDI,” Peter Gatkuoth. “I also performed very well during my internship. I am so proud and happy about this hard-won award. It encourages me to do more in the field to win more awards and make difference in society.”
    Peter Gatkuoth is one of the six MDI Alumni who won the award for exceptional writing on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan.
    He encouraged his colleagues to devote themselves to educating, informing, and entertaining their audience regardless of the challenges facing the media space in the country.

    Peter Gatkuoth, MDI AMDISS