My Name Is Sakula Banga

A viral My Name Is Sakula Banga Creat Emmanuel Jal Stuart Stone am Book Emmanuel Jal has no fixed record of when exactly he was born but he is fairly sure that he was about se

A viral My Name Is Sakula Banga Creat Emmanuel Jal Stuart Stone am Book Emmanuel Jal has no fixed record of when, exactly, he was born, but he is fairly sure that he was about seven years old when he was recruited as a child soldier in his native Sudan He didn t need much persuading to join three years previously, his father, a police officer, disappeared at the onset of the country s second civil war raging from 1983 to, despite the 2005 peace agreement, this very day , and his mother had just been killed in the conflict Hellbent on revenge, Jal very much wanted to represent the Sudan People s Liberation Army because, as he explains, no one else in the world was going to help us.From a vantage point of some 20 years, Jal still harbours fond memories of the SPLA Unlike many armies that have children, he says, the SPLA trained us well He recounts that the training lasted a full year, in which time he was taught how to cook, camp and how to be handy with both spears and AK 47s By the time they sent us out to battle, we couldn t wait My friends, my family members, had been murdered I wanted to kill as many Muslims and Arabs as I could Two decades on, the fact that Jal escaped with his life is just one remarkable aspect in what has come to be a remarkable life Now in his late twenties he estimates 28 this strikingly good looking young man has settled in London, and become intent on telling his story, not just once but over and over again Today, he is a rapper, an author and even the subject of a documentary film I believe I have escaped for a reason, he says, quoting the title track of his forthcoming album, Warchild To tell my story, to touch lives.. Set in Africa but with no set political or social context, Sakula Banga is the story of a young boy born under a star and a great promise However his world is destroyed when his kingdom falls apart and under the control of a brutal leader Shang Sakula is subsequently thrown into a whirlwind of events as he is torn from his family, kidnapped and then breaks free He emeSet in Africa but with no set political or social context, Sakula Banga is the story of a young boy born under a star and a great promise However his world is destroyed when his kingdom falls apart and under the control of a brutal leader Shang Sakula is subsequently thrown into a whirlwind of events as he is torn from his family, kidnapped and then breaks free He emerges a young adult trying to navigate his way through a dystopian environment where children are now beginning to raise themselves and establish control over chaos As the book continues, we follow Sakula as he unravels the riddles of his past re connects with old acquaintances and grapples with his identity, beliefs and relationships Sakula s new path pushes him to test all his physical and mental powers as he tries to forge a new way forward for his people when they become confronted with their united enemy A powerful story, told by musician, activist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal.. Good Kindle My Name Is Sakula Banga

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