Darfur, Sudan Newswire

Darfur, Sudan Newswire

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  1. Sudanese forces, UNAMID conduct joint weapons search in C. Darfur campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Central Darfur authorities and Darfur hybrid peacekeeping mission Thursday conducted a joint weapons search operation in a camp for displaced persons near the state capital Zalingei. "The state government coordinated with IDPs local leaders, UNAMID forces and humanitarian organizations conducted a weapons search campaign inside Al-Hamidiya camp," said Abdallah Issa IPDs coordinator in Central Darfur, "The Joint Commission reached the conviction that there is no weapons or armed men among the displaced people residing in the camp," he further told Sudan Tribune after the operation.

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  2. .com | Ugandan civil society seeks arrest of visiting al-BashirRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    ... issued by the ICC in 2009 and 2010 on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed in Darfur, Sudan, where it is estimated that around 300 000 people were killed and over two million were forced to leave their homes between ...

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  3. U.N. official: One-third of Darfur's population still displacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Violence in Darfur, Sudan, has declined, but people are still too scared to return home, a senior U.N. peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Wednesday. Bintou Keita, assistant secretary-general for Peacekeeping Operations, said nearly one-third of Darfur's population -- about 2 million people -- remain displaced and "positive developments have not led to the voluntary and sustainable return of internally displaced persons."

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  4. Kidnapped Swiss aid worker freed in DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... gunmen on 7 October. "The Swiss woman who was kidnapped on 7 October 2017 in the city of El-Fasher in North Darfur, Sudan, was released on 14 November 2017. She is in good health under the circumstances," said the Federal Department of Foreign ...

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  5. Kalma IDPs call to task UNAMID with weapons search operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The residents of South Darfur largest camp for displaced people have rejected a forcible arms collection campaign the authorities plan to carry out in Kalma during the upcoming days and called to leave the operation for the hybrid peacekeeping mission . The IDPs are reacting to a meeting held at the Sudanese presidency to discuss ways to conduct the campaign in the IDPs camps in Darfur including Vice President Hasabo Abdel Rahman, South Darfur Governor Adam al-Faki and UNAMID head Jeremiah Mamabolo.

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  6. Report: UN peacekeeping arms losses could equip an armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Mail & Guardian

    ... Berman said. A Nigerian peacekeeping convoy similarly succumbed to a "not overwhelming force" of rebels in in Darfur, Sudan, in March 2010, handing over 55 assault rifles, machine guns and some 14,000 rounds of ammunition, he added. According to the ...

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  7. France special envoy meets N. Darfur deputy governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    A senior French delegation on Sunday has arrived in El Fasher, North Darfur state capital to at the beginning of a tour to inspect the security and humanitarian situation in the restive region. The delegation, which includes the French Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, StA phane Gruenberg and the French Ambassador to Khartoum Emmanuelle Blatmann, has met with the deputy governor of North Darfur Mohamed Biraima.

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  8. Sudan's Bashir to visit Uganda despite ICC warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to visit Uganda for three- day visit again, defying the international arrest warrant over alleged genocide in Darfur region. President Omer al-Bashir gestures as he addresses the crowd in Al-Fashir, North Darfur, Sudan April 1, 2016.

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  9. Former WFP local workers protest in North Darfur over unpaid duesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Dozens of former Sudanese staff at the World Food Programme Wednesday have protested in El-Fasher, North Darfur state capital demanding payment of financial dues that amounts to $20 million. They handed over the WFP programme director in North Darfur a memo containing details of their financial dues since 2011.

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  10. Emmanuel Amuneke appointed Sudanese club Al Khartoum head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Sporting News

    The former Nigeria's U17 World Cup-winning handler will take charge of the Sudan Premier League outfit after agreeing on a two-year deal Amuneke, who was unveiled after putting pen to paper on Tuesday watched the Khartoum based outfit bow1-0 to Merreikh Nyala away from home. He led Nigeria U17 team to win the 2015 U17 Fifa U17 World Cup in Chile before failing to qualify for the African Youth Championship with the U20 squad.

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  11. Sudan:Prices of Consumer Goods Skyrocketing Again in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Khartoum / Darfur / Kassala - People across Sudan are complaining about a renewed rise in the prices of food and consumer goods. Traders in Darfur attributed the increased prices to the multiple levies and fees recently imposed on the goods.

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  12. Sudan:UNAMID Urges Collaborative Approach to Arms Collection in Darfur CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | AllAfrica.com

    In a press statement on Saturday, Unamid called on the Sudanese authorities to coordinate the search of illegal weapons in the Darfur camps for the displaced with the UN-AU peacekeepers. The statement is a reaction to the "show of force" by armed government forces in the Kalma camp near Nyala, capital of South Darfur, on Thursday.

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  13. Sudanese government faces challenges in Darfur perilous exercise of arms collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    According to identical sources in different parts of the western Sudan region of Darfur, the collection of weapons campaign launched by the government is facing a series of difficulties, due to the lack of needed funds and the resistance of the Musa Hilal-led Border Guards Forces militia Since the middle of last August, the Sudanese vice president has inaugurated the campaign to collect weapons from citizens, militias and tribes in a two-stage process, voluntary and coercive. However, South Darfur arm collection committee decided at the end of last October to postpone the campaign of forcible phase indefinitely due to lack of funding.

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  14. UNAMID calls for collaborative approach to disarmament campaign in Darfur IDPs campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur Saturday has called for adopting a collaborative approach to collect illegal arms from Darfur IDPs camps. Kalma IDP Camp, near South Darfur capital Nyalan patrolled by Unamid on 11 August 2010 Last August, the Sudanese government launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.

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  15. Sudanese forces briefly surround Darfur Kalma campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    In a show of force before to launch the compulsory arms collection campaign on Friday, Sudanese government forces surrounded South Darfur largest camp for displaced people on Thursday for some time before to withdraw. A woman holds her child in from of a shelter at the Kalma IDP camp outside Nyala in South Darfur on 29 November 2010 Sudanese government officials point to the presence of arms in the restive Kalma camp located outside Nyala.

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  16. UN's goodwill hunting fails in Mugabe caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Swissinfo

    ... refugees who are still in camps, months or even years after the celebrity visit? Kapila cites the conflict in Darfur, Sudan, as an example of how celebrity attention might actually do more harm than good. George Clooney, he believes, did a lot to ...

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  17. UNAMID hands over three more team sites in DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur has handed over three team sites in South and West Darfur states to the Sudanese government. In a brief statement seen by Sudan Tribune on Tuesday, the Mission said it handed over its "Forobaranga team site, in West Darfur, to the Government of Sudan".

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  18. South Africa:Using the Army to Fight Crime Is a Bad Idea - Here's WhyRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... has reached the lowest level since the early 2000s following the recent withdrawal of its soldiers from Darfur, Sudan . [t]he reality is that the state of readiness [of the South African National Defence Force] is appalling: The South African ...

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  19. Spalding Inner Wheel Club hosts charity founderRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Spalding Today

    The founder of a small charity doing lifesaving work in Darfur, Sudan, was the guest speaker at the Inner Wheel Club of Spalding's International Service lunch. Since it was formed by Patricia Parker in 1981, Kids for Kids has adopted 81 villages and transformed the lives of 364,000 people.

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  20. Sudan: First Export Shipment From South Darfur TanneryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government of South Darfur has announced the export of the first shipment of tanned leather to China from the Nyala modern tannery. The head of the board of directors of Nyala tannery, Walid El Fayed, said that the tannery produces 3,000 pieces of tanned leather a day.

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