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Ma’aliya leaders resign from East Darfur State govt.

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ABU KARINKA

A number of Ma’aliya leaders submitted their resignation from the East Darfur State government today, and withdrew their membership of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), in protest against the formation of a new government, as announced on Saturday.

Protests of Ma’aliya in Abu Karinka, Adila, Sharef, a...

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Beja ex-combatants attempt suicide in Port Sudan

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PORT SUDAN

Two demobilised Beja Congress combatants on Sunday attempted to commit suicide inside the Red Sea State’s government premises in Port Sudan, in protest against the state government’s negligence of their living conditions.

The Eastern Front, including the Beja Congress, signed the Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement...

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Sudan women politicians call for release detainees

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KHARTOUM

The Sudanese Coalition of Women Politicians has called for the immediate release of detainees Samia Kiir and Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi, and demanded the right to visit them in the prisons of El Nahud, West Kordofan, and Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum.

In a memorandum delivered to the National Human Rights...

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Sudan women politicians call for detainees's release

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KHARTOUM

The Sudanese Coalition of Women Politicians has called for the immediate release of detainees Samia Kiir and Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi, and demanded the right to visit them in the prisons of El Nahud, West Kordofan, and Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum.

In a memorandum delivered to the National Human Rights...

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Gunmen kill teacher, cut off his head in Kutum, North Darfur

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KUTUM

Militiamen shot dead a school teacher in Kutum, North Darfur on Sunday, and cut off his head.

“Salah Ahmed Adam, teacher at El Shargiya secondary school for girls in Kutum town, was on his way home in a nearby village, when three militiamen stopped him near the village of Beri. They shot him dead, cut off his head,...

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Teachers on strike against insecurity in North Darfur’s Kutum

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KUTUM LOCALITY

(UPDATE 20:00) Teachers of 14 secondary schools in Kutum locality, North Darfur, embarked on a one-week strike today, in protest against the murders of seven teachers in the locality since last year.

“The killing and beheading of secondary school teacher Salah Ahmed Adam at the hands of government-backed m...

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Teachers strike against insecurity in North Darfur’s Kutum

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KUTUM LOCALITY

(UPDATE 20:00) Teachers of 14 secondary schools in Kutum locality, North Darfur, embarked on a one-week strike today, in protest against the murders of seven teachers in the locality since last year.

“The killing and beheading of secondary school teacher Salah Ahmed Adam at the hands of government-backed m...

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Cautious calm in North Darfur’s El Sareif after tribal clashes

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EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN

El Sareif Beni Hussein locality in North Darfur is witnessing a cautious calm after a series of clashes last week between Abbala and Beni Hussein tribesmen. Fighting on Thursday claimed the lives of 34 people.

In a statement on Sunday, El Sareif Youth League criticised the absence of the...

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Lorry passengers robbed in Sirba, West Darfur

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SIRBA LOCALITY

A commercial vehicle was ambushed in Sirba locality, West Darfur, on Saturday.

“A group of gunmen incepted a lorry at gunpoint near Wadi Bir Dageeg on the Sirba-El Geneina road”, the coordinator of the Sirba camps reported to Radio Dabanga. “They severely beat the passengers, and robbed them of all their be...

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Demonstrators call for abolition of East Darfur State

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EAST DARFUR

Large numbers of citizens in Abu Karinka, Adila, Sharef, and El Mazrob in East Darfur, went to the streets on Sunday morning.

The demonstrators protested against the formation of the new East Darfur State government, and demanded the abolition of East Darfur State instead. The areas inhabited by the Ma’aliya s...

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Four women, including two minors, gang-raped in Darfur

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SIRBA / EAST JEBEL MARRA

Militiamen raped a school student in Sirba locality, West Darfur on Friday. On Sunday, three women, including a minor, were gang-raped in East Jebel Marra.

The coordinator of the Sirba camps told Radio Dabanga that on Friday evening a group of “government-backed militiamen” kidnapped a secondary s...

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Herders killed in armed robbery in Darfur’s East Jebel Marra

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EAST JEBEL MARRA

Three herders were shot dead in an armed robbery in East Jebel Marra on Thursday.

“At about 8 pm on Thursday evening, a group of nine gunmen coming from El Malam, attacked camel herders in El Dara, in the area of Kaja,” a herder reported to Radio Dabanga from East Jebel Marra.

“The gunmen fired at the h...

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Herders killed in Darfur’s East Jebel Marra

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EAST JEBEL MARRA

Three herders were shot dead in an armed robbery in East Jebel Marra on Thursday.

“At about 8 pm on Thursday evening, a group of nine gunmen coming from El Malam, attacked camel herders in El Dara, in the area of Kaja,” a herder reported to Radio Dabanga from East Jebel Marra.

“The gunmen fired at the h...

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Gimir gold miners captured at Sudan-Chad border

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KULBUS

The Chadian authorities detained 18 gold seekers of the Gimir tribe, when they were crossing the Chadian-Sudanese border on their way back from Niger to Kulbus in West Darfur more than two weeks ago.

Abakar El Tom, the spokesmen for the Gimir tribe told Radio Dabanga from Kulbus that the Chadian authorities...

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Gimir prospectors held at Sudan-Chad border

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KULBUS

The Chadian authorities detained 18 gold seekers of the Gimir tribe, when they were crossing the Chadian-Sudanese border on their way back from Niger to Kulbus in West Darfur more than two weeks ago.

Abakar El Tom, the spokesmen for the Gimir tribe told Radio Dabanga from Kulbus that the Chadian authorities...

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WFP to reduce food rations in Central Darfur camps

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WADI SALIH LOCALITY

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) will reduce the food rations for the population of the camps for the displaced in Wadi Salih locality in Central Darfur.

A camp sheikh informed Radio Dabanga from Garsila camp that the monthly food rations provided by the WFP will be reduced from eight 100kg sacks of...

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More than 2,000 home wiped away by rains in Central Darfur

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CENTRAL DARFUR / NORTH DARFUR

Torrents and floods destroyed thousands of homes in the Nierteti camps for the displaced in Central Darfur last week.

“Heavy rains and floods destroyed more than 2,000 homes entirely in the two camps in Nierteti in the past week. At least 3,000 houses were damaged, a resident of Nierteti c...

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Woman killed, four others injured in East and South Darfur

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YASSIN / NYALA

A woman was killed and three others injured in an ambush by militiamen in the area of Labdo, Yassin locality in East Darfur on Friday. In Nyala, capital of South Darfur, gunmen shot a citizen on Thursday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a resident of Labdo camp for the displaced reported that on Thursday...

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More than 2,000 homes wiped away by rains in Central Darfur

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CENTRAL DARFUR / NORTH DARFUR

Torrents and floods destroyed thousands of homes in the Nierteti camps for the displaced in Central Darfur last week.

“Heavy rains and floods destroyed more than 2,000 homes entirely in the two camps in Nierteti in the past week. At least 3,000 houses were damaged, a resident of Nierteti c...

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More than 2,000 homes washed away by rains in Central Darfur

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CENTRAL DARFUR / NORTH DARFUR

Torrents and floods destroyed thousands of homes in the Nierteti camps for the displaced in Central Darfur last week.

“Heavy rains and floods destroyed more than 2,000 homes entirely in the two camps in Nierteti in the past week. At least 3,000 houses were damaged, a resident of Nierteti c...

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Woman killed, four injured in East and South Darfur

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YASSIN / NYALA

A woman was killed and three others injured in an ambush by militiamen in the area of Labdo, Yassin locality in East Darfur on Friday. In Nyala, capital of South Darfur, gunmen shot a citizen on Thursday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a resident of Labdo camp for the displaced reported that on Thursday...

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Sudan Ministry denies Ebola case in West Darfur

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EL GENEINA

The Minister of Health Affairs for the Darfur Regional Authority, Firdos Abdel Rahman Yousif, has denied reports of the deadly Ebola virus disease in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur. Media in Sudan have been prohibited from covering any news related to the disease. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization...

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'East Darfur tribes agree to a truce': DRA

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EL FASHER/ED DAEIN

The Darfur Regional Authority has declared that the leaders of the Rizeigat and Ma'aliya tribes in East Darfur have agreed to a cessation of hostilities, eight days after the massacre in Um Rakuba, which claimed the lives of hundreds of men from both tribes. The government has deployed troops to...

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Sudan's rebels to consult AU in Addis this Sunday

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ADDIS ABABA

A delegation of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, a coalition between the main rebel movements in Sudan) will meet on Sunday in the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, with the AU's chief mediator, Thabo Mbeki, and the chairman of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

The delegates will consult the AU...

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Rains destroy camp shelters, crops in North and West Darfur

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SARAF OMRA/SIRBA

The rains and floods that hit Saraf Omra locality in North Darfur last week damaged more than 2,000 homes in the Jebelein, Dankoj, Hai El Salam, Imtidad Hai El Salam, and El Wadi camps. A total of 22,000 people in North Darfur have witnessed their houses or crops being damaged or destroyed by floods,...

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‘Diarrhoea death figures false’: Central Darfur Health Ministry

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ZALINGEI

The Central Darfur Ministry of Health has denied the mortality figures and reports of children dying because of diarrhoea and fever, according to citizens and internally displaced people in Wadi Salih, Mukjar, and Nierteti localities. In the past two days, eight displaced people who suffered malnutrition have...

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'Government agrees to monthly pay salaries': South Darfur union

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NYALA

The lessons that students have missed during the four weeks that teachers and other staff members of the Ministry of Education in South Darfur were on strike, should be compensated. The Union of Education Workers in South Darfur stated it is considering ways of compensating, two days after it “achieved more than 9...

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Girls raped, displaced kidnapped in Mershing, South Darfur

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MERSHING

Militia members raped two displaced girls at a farm in Mershing locality, South Darfur, on Monday. A day later, militiamen kept several displaced people hostage in exchange for money. Five people were robbed by militiamen in Mershing on Wednesday.

One of the Sheikhs of Hashaba camp told Radio Dabanga that the...

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Four children die in explosions, West Darfur

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SIRBA/SILEIA

Four children died in two separate incidents in Sirba and Jebel Moon locality in West Darfur on Tuesday and Wednesday, when grenades they discovered detonated.

The coordinator of the Sirba camps for displaced people told Radio Dabanga from Manjura in Jebel Moon that Adam Nimeiri Haj (13 years), Abdo Mohamed...

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Abbala-Beni Hussein clashes continue in North Darfur

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EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN

Fighting between militants of the Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes continued for the second consecutive day on Thursday in North Darfur. Sources in the El Sareif Beni Hussein locality reported that the clashes have been taking place in Hijer Tigeiteeg and Um Madsees areas until Thursday evening.

Ther...

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34 deaths in North Darfur tribal clashes, tension rises

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EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN (UPDATE 23:20)

Fighting between militants of the Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes continued for the second consecutive day on Thursday in North Darfur. Sources in the El Sareif Beni Hussein locality reported to Radio Dabanga that 34 people were killed and 20 others were wounded during clashes in Um...

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Women protesters detained in Omdurman, Sudan

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OMDURMAN

The security services detained 16 activists of the “No to women’s oppression” group, who staged a protest in front of Omdurman women prison today.

The women protested against the detention of women politicians, especially Dr Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi, Co-Vice President of the National Umma Party (NUP), reportedly...

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Red Cross signs country agreement with Sudan government

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KHARTOUM

Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today signed a newly revised country agreement.

The legal document formalises relations between the Sudanese authorities and the Red Cross, and will replace a previous agreement dating from 1984, the ICRC announced in a...

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New Red Cross agreement with Sudan government

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KHARTOUM

Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today signed a newly revised country agreement.

The legal document formalises relations between the Sudanese authorities and the Red Cross, and will replace a previous agreement dating from 1984, the ICRC announced in a...

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More than 50 Darfur displaced die from diarrhoea

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CENTRAL DARFUR / NORTH DARFUR

In Nierteti, Central Darfur, 18 children died this week from fever and diarrhoea. In Saraf Umra, North Darfur, at least 20 displaced died of the same ailments. In the Abu Shouk and Korma camps, North Darfur, 21 people died from diarrhoea, eight of them children.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a...

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Diarrhoea kills more than 50 in Darfur

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CENTRAL DARFUR / NORTH DARFUR

In Nierteti, Central Darfur, 18 children died this week from fever and diarrhoea. In Saraf Umra, North Darfur, at least 20 displaced died of the same ailments. In the Abu Shouk and Korma camps, North Darfur, 21 people died from diarrhoea, eight of them children.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a...

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Sudan: Health of detained journalist deteriorating

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KHARTOUM / EL OBEID

The health of journalist Hassan Ishag, detained since June this year, is worsening.

The Sudanese Journalists Organisation for Human Rights reported to Radio Dabanga that they have obtained information confirming the worsening of Ishag’s health condition. The El Jareeda newspaper correspondent is...

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Health of detained Sudanese journalist deteriorating

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KHARTOUM / EL OBEID

The health of journalist Hassan Ishag, detained since June this year, is worsening.

The Sudanese Journalists Organisation for Human Rights reported to Radio Dabanga that they have obtained information confirming the worsening of Ishag’s health condition. The El Jareeda newspaper correspondent is...

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Unamid mandate extended, UN Security Council calls for revised focus

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NEW YORK

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has extended for the mandate of the AU-UN joint mission in Darfur for one year, and asked the mission to focus on its revised strategic priorities.

In a resolution unanimously adopted, the 15-member body extended the Unamid mandate until the 30 June 2015, Sudan Tribune reported...

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Security Council extends Unamid mandate, calls for 'revised focus'

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NEW YORK

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has extended for the mandate of the AU-UN joint mission in Darfur for one year, and asked the mission to focus on its revised strategic priorities.

In a resolution unanimously adopted, the 15-member body extended the Unamid mandate until the 30 June 2015, Sudan Tribune reported...

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South Darfur education strike ends with payment of arrears

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NYALA

Teachers and other staff members of the Ministry of Education in South Darfur State have ended their strike after they received their monthly entitlements and arrears on Tuesday.

The Minister of Finance of South Darfur State, Adam Mohamed Adam, told Radio Dabanga that the problem of the delayed payment of the...

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Arrears payment ends South Darfur education strike

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NYALA

Teachers and other staff members of the Ministry of Education in South Darfur State have ended their strike after they received their monthly entitlements and arrears on Tuesday.

The Minister of Finance of South Darfur State, Adam Mohamed Adam, told Radio Dabanga that the problem of the delayed payment of the...

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West Darfur displaced hail Paris Declaration

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EL GENEINA

The West Darfur sector of the Association of Darfur Displaced and Refugees has welcomed the Paris Declaration, signed on 8 August between the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, an alliance of the main Sudanese rebel movements) and the National Umma Party (NUP).

The Association hailed the contents of the Paris...

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Five women gang-raped in Central Darfur’s Nierteti

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NIERTETI LOCALITY

Militiamen gang raped five displaced women in Central Darfur on Wednesday.

“On Wednesday evening, five women of the Nierteti camps were assaulted by a group of militiamen in the area of Mulgawa, west of Nierteti town,” a camp resident reported to Radio Dabanga from the Nierteti North camp.

“The women w...

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South Darfur reconciliation between Taisha, Salamat postponed

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NYALA / KHARTOUM

The reconciliation conference between the Taisha and Salamat has been postponed for a month.

On Tuesday, the governor of South Darfur, Maj. Gen. Adam Mahmoud Jarelnabi, announced the postponement of the reconciliation conference between Taisha and Salamat for a month.

The chieftain of the Salamat tribe,...

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South Darfur: Taisha, Salamat reconciliation postponed

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NYALA / KHARTOUM

The reconciliation conference between the Taisha and Salamat has been postponed for a month.

On Tuesday, the governor of South Darfur, Maj. Gen. Adam Mahmoud Jarelnabi, announced the postponement of the reconciliation conference between Taisha and Salamat for a month.

The chieftain of the Salamat tribe,...

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Abbala herders attack Beni Hussein farmers in North Darfur

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EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN

Abbala tribesmen attacked Beni Hussein farmers in the area of Hijeir Tigeiteeg in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality, North Darfur, amid fears of renewed clashes again between the two tribes. The situation

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an activist reported that “five farmers were slaughtered, four shot d...

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EU grant of 18 million euro for primary education in Sudan

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KHARTOUM

The EU Delegation to Sudan and Unicef launched two newly EU-funded programmes to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of El Gedaref, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and the Darfur States, in Khartoum on Tuesday.

The objectives of the two projects are to increase children’s a...

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18 million EU grant for primary education in Sudan

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KHARTOUM

The EU Delegation to Sudan and Unicef launched two newly EU-funded programmes to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of El Gedaref, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and the Darfur States, in Khartoum on Tuesday.

The objectives of the two projects are to increase children’s a...

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Sudan militia recruit more than 3,000 minors in South Kordofan

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NUBA MOUNTAINS

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) reported that government forces have recruited more than 3,000 young men in the Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan. They have been transferred to military camps, to be trained and integrated into the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

The SPLM-N...

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