South Darfur

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Louisa Lombard When I asked people in north-eastern Central African Republic (CAR) about Michel Djotodia, whilst conducting research there in 2009 – 2010, most knew very little. If they knew one thing, it was that he was a man with major political ambition and very little to show for it. Last week...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 16th, 2013
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Sudanese authorities must halt the execution of a Darfuri activist whose sentence was changed from 10 years’ imprisonment to death, Amnesty International urged today amid fears he will be hanged this weekend. Bakri Moussa Mohammed, who has been involved in protests against the repression of dis...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2012
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By Mareng Chuor Deng When the word honesty is mentioned, its antonym dishonesty easily comes to mind. A combination of such reference and rampant betrayal makes politic such a dirty game indeed. This is because those who make politics dirty are the few and greedy elites who cling to the strings of ep...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Sudanese army troops have pushed out rebels who had seized control of a town in the western Darfur region, a state-linked media website said on Wednesday, the latest violent incident in the troubled area. The two Darfur rebel factions — the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) factions led by Minni Minn...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Khartoum – The United Nations said bodies lay in the battle-damaged town of Girayda on Wednesday, after a brief occupation by rebel troops in the war-plagued Darfur region of western Sudan. Sudan’s army regained control of Girayda town and the surrounding area but nine government soldiers...
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May 7th, 2012
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By Magdi El Gizouli Gérard Prunier, the prominent French historian of East Africa, published a piece in the New York Times on 5 May under the title ‘In Sudan: Give War a Chance’ reposted on Sudan Tribune. Prunier presented his readers with a Rwandan history of Sudan as it were. In his mind the ills [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 24th, 2012
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EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, January 24, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Media Brief / 23 January 2012 UNAMID Chief: 2012 must be year of peace for Darfur The Joint Special Representative/Joint Chief Mediator (JSR/JCM) a.i., Ibrahim Gambari, pledged today in Graida, South Darfur, ...
By benim
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Jul 27th, 2011
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Air strikes in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region killed one civilian and prompted villagers to flee their homes, the joint African Union-UN peacekeeping force (UNAMID) said on Wednesday. A UNAMID patrol sent to investigate reports of air strikes around the village of Abu Hamara, in South Darfur, c...
By benim
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Jun 22nd, 2011
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Sudan is beefing up security in areas of South Darfur close to the southern border for fear of unrest around the country’s imminent partition, the state’s deputy governor said on Wednesday. “The state has started to increase security in areas on the border with south Sudan to be rea...
By benim
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May 23rd, 2011
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Khartoum will host a tripartite summit on Monday 23 May between presidents of Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan to discuss political and economic cooperation between the three neighbouring countries. Following the normalization of bilateral relations between Khartoum and Ndjamena in January 20...