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Security Council Members call for sustainable political process in Darfur

Members of the United Nations Security Council on Monday called on Sudan's government, opposition parties and armed groups in Darfur to continue the efforts...
Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) from Partaker estate demonstrate at the entrance of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Sept. 3, 2015. The IDPs took part in a demonstration on Thursday protesting against poor living conditions and eviction from their camp. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

AU, UN call for support to internally displaced persons in Darfur, Sudan

Reiterating the encouraging development in Darfur, Sudan, the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) have called for support to the internally displaced...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

British pledges to peaceful settlement in Sudan

The British ambassador said here on Monday that his country would work with the international community to achieve comprehensive peace in Sudan. "We are committed...
United Nations

UN Pays Tribute To Victims Of Holocaust

Mrs Christine Evans-Klock, the United Nation Resident Coordinator in Ghana has called on member countries to institute educational programmes to instill the memory of...

Humanitarian conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Darfur is appalling

"Over 39,000 Southern Sudanese refugees, mostly women and children, have arrived in East Darfur State since last March," Al-Deif Iyssa Eleo, commissioner of Abu...

Sudan Referendum: 97% Vote To Remain As Five States

more than 97% of voters in a referendum chose to remain as five states rather than form a single region, it said. The vote was...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

There is no rebellion in Darfur anymore – al-Bashir

"There is no rebellion in Darfur any more, and soon Darfur will be declared completely free of rebellion," said al-Bashir when addressing a people's...

Extremists group presence in Darfur debunked by Sudanese authorities

"The wide spread of the Sudanese armed forces at the joint border areas with Libya and Chad prevents infiltration of any terrorist groups,"...
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31 local and foreign organisations to observe referendum in Darfur

The organizations include 25 local and 6 international ones such as the Great Lakes Organization, the Arab League, and the Common Market for Eastern...

South African Peacekeeper Dies in Sudan

"A military convoy providing security escort for humanitarian aid trucks was ambushed" and came under fire on Wednesday, South Africa's Defence Department said in...

Gambian peacekeepers arrive in Banjul after serving 12 months in Sudan

The contingent named Gamcoy 18 has finished its 12- month term in Sudan, replacing the 17th batch of Gambian soldiers deployed for UN Peace...

Sudan and UN sign new agreement on reintegrating ex-fighters

As many as 13,500 ex-fighters of armed movements that signed Abuja Agreement and Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) are to be reintegrated...

UN raise concerns over new displacement in N. Darfur

On Monday, Rueda visited Tawilla, west of El Fasher, where more than 22,000 people, mostly women and children, have gathered in recent weeks next...
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses a media briefing after meeting with leaders of organizations representing foreigners in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 24, 2015. South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday met with leaders of organizations representing foreigners, assuring them of maximum protection. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Sudan: Zuma wants South African troops pulled out

The termination will take effect from April 1, the president said. Zuma thanked all members of the SANDF for their participation in bringing peace in...
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UN, international agencies in Darfur banned for security reasons

The United Nations and other international organizations have earlier complained about "significant restrictions" for them to access to thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs),...

Sudan Darfur clashes kill 16 whilst injuring 9

According to South Darfur State's security committee, uncontrolled groups attacked Malui and Amoud Aradaiba areas and caused such a large casualty. ...
United Nations

Experts’ panel in Sudan mandate extended

In a unanimously adopted resolution here, the council expresses its intent to review the mandate and take appropriate action regarding further extension no later...
RDF soldiers dance after returning from a peacekeeping mission in Darfur in 2013. (File)

UN worried over effect of continuous dangers in Darfur on regular folks

"Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in...

AU condemns attack on UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has learnt with great shock the attack by unidentified armed men...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN boss condemns assaults on peacekeepers in Darfur

The attack left one South African peacekeeper dead and four others wounded after an exchange of fire, said a statement issued here by Ban's...

Gunmen ambushed South African Peacekeepers in Darfur Killing One

"At this stage we are not in a position to release the personal details of the soldier in question, I can only confirm that...
RDF soldiers dance after returning from a peacekeeping mission in Darfur in 2013. (File)

Sudan asserts it has made progress in Darfur against rebels

Sudan claimed on Tuesday that its armed forces have recently won a strategic victory in the Darfur region against the rebel movement in the...

Killing Of Seven Civilians Blamed On Darfur Peacekeepers

Sudan?s government on Sunday accused peacekeepers in Darfur of killing seven civilians, disputing the UN-African Union mission?s version of events in which it...

Inability to hold Sudanese pre-dialogue meeting was a blow

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Saturday voiced his disappointment at the failure to hold the Sudanese pre-dialogue meeting in Addis Ababa, saying "a...
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Youth urged to prepare themselves for leadership role

The youth have been urged to prepare themselves for leadership roles to create opportunities for self-improvement. Mr Christian K. Leslie, Chief Director of the Ministry...

All parties in and around Kalma asked to exercise restraint

A group of women and children in Kalma camp for internally displaced people, South Darfur. Photo: UNAMID/Albert Gonz?lez Farran Concerned about escalating tensions, the...

UN and AU Darfur Peacekeepers Probes Under Review

UNAMID troops escort World Food Programme (WFP) trucks during a trip from El Fasher to Shangil Tobaya, North Darfur on 10 February 2014....

Mediation dispute leaves 3 injured in Darfur

UNAMID troops on patrol in North Darfur. Photo: UNAMID/Albert Gonzalez Farran (File Photo) Armed men in Sudan's western region today killed a Rwandan peacekeeper...

Security Council sets straight priorities AU-UN forces

Deeply concerned at the ?considerable deterioration? of the security situation in Darfur over the past year, marked by ongoing clashes between the Sudanese Government...

Officials of UN and AU speak on constraints on aid delivery

United Nations and African Union officials today voiced deep concern at increasing violence affecting civilians in Sudan?s Darfur region and the growing constraints on...