WFP is offering electronic vouchers instead of food aid to some displaced people in Sudan’s Darfur region but, despite the success of vouchers elsewhere in Sudan, some Darfuri recipients claim the scheme leaves them worse off. Read More >> Source: The Guardian
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"It is the people of Darfur who choose whether they want states or one region and we are holding this referendum so that no one else can come and say we want this or that." Read More >> Source: Daily Maverick
Sudanese girl Darussalam Abdel Gadoos, 10, walks at the Abuzar camp near West Darfur state capital Geneina Abuobeida Ali was a toddler when militiamen stormed his village in Sudan's Darfur in 2003, murdering his father and driving his family out, ending his hopes for a normal childhood and [...]
On 1 January 1956 Sudan welcomed the New Year by declaring its independence from Egypt and England who were jointly running the country. The Anglo-Egyptian rule over Sudan lasted 58 years. When Sudan finally gained its independence it was done without any conflict or violence, in fact a special [...]
The graduating student, Emtithal Mahmoud whose family fled to the U.S. from Darfur when she was a child, started writing slam poetry at Yale and represented the school in national competitions. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa
Concerned about your safety as you plan travel to Rwanda? We at Africa.com, together with our friends, family and colleagues, travel extensively throughout the continent. Here are the resources we consult when thinking of our safety in Rwanda: • UK Government Rwanda Travel Advice Guidance Africa.com comment: Very timely [...]
Sudan is located in northeastern Africa with Khartoum as its capital city. The country borders Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to [...]