Oct 23rd, 2012
By Magdi El Gizouli The Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) held a series of conferences at state and sectorial levels over the past few weeks in preparation for its awaited general convention in November. Ahead of the conferences the Movement announced a rule barring state governors from competing for t...
Oct 2nd, 2012
By Hamid Eltgani Ali This year has been the bloodiest year ever in Darfur. The government has stepped up its air campaign in East Jebal Mara and in other parts of Darfur. Short-wave radio signal receptors revealed a communication between a government official and an air commander that the latter’s mi...
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dissemination workshops for the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) began today among North Darfur’s communities. The exercise is organized by the Civil Society Follow-up Mechanism, an instrument created ...
Apr 18th, 2011
A Sudanese army helicopter crashed on Monday in North Darfur, killing all five people on board, an army spokesman said, in the second such accident in less than a week. “The helicopter, trying to land at El-Fasher airport experienced a technical problem and crashed,” Sawarmi Khaled Saad t...
Dec 24th, 2010
Sudanese authorities beat and tear gassed opposition party members on their way to Friday prayers in the latest crackdown ahead of a January 9 referendum likely to split Africa’s largest state, party officials said. Since a brief easing of restrictions during elections last April, Sudan has cra...
Dec 19th, 2010
As many as 12,000 people have fled fresh fighting between Sudan’s army and Darfur rebels and are heading towards already overcrowded camps and settlements in the strife-torn territory, peacekeepers said on Sunday. Sudan’s army has clashed with insurgents in the South Darfur village of Kho...
Nov 7th, 2010
Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) clashed Saturday in North Darfur state with the Sudanese army, after fighting in South Darfur and North Kordofan during the last two days. JEM and the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) confirmed the last two days battles but every side gives a different version...