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Saturday, 08-29-15, 13:18UN Experts Urge Sudan to Overturn 'Outrageous Conviction' for Indecent Dressing[UN News] A group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm after a female Sudanese student was sentenced to public flogging and a heavy fine for charges of "indecent dressing," while another received a hefty fine for the same charges, and urged that the convictions be overturned immediately. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 13:09Gunmen Rape Four Girls in North Darfur[Radio Dabanga] Saraf Umra/Tabit -Four girls were raped in Saraf Umra locality and East Jebel Marra in North Darfur state on Thursday and Friday. One of the victims might succumb to her wounds. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 14:07Wave of Opposition Arrests[HRW] Kampala -Sudanese security agents have arrested, detained, and interrogated at least 17 members of opposition parties since early August 2015. Most of those arrested are affiliated with the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP), which has an active student and youth wing and conducts public rallies and events. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 8:21Food Aid for Displaced in Guldo, Central Darfur[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Guldo -Some 9,500 displaced in Guldo town in Jebel Marra, Central Darfur, received food aid last week. The World Food Programme (WFP) distributed 90 tons of food aid last Thursday, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reported in its latest weekly bulletin. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 8:21Fight Mars Darfur Inauguration Ceremony[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The inauguration ceremony of Phase Two of the Darfur development projects in the El Salam Rotana Hotel in Khartoum on Wednesday evening was marred when a fight broke out between delegates. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:09Opposition Welcomes AU Communiqué[Radio Dabanga] Addis Ababa -The Sudan Appeal opposition coalition welcomed the decision of the AU Peace and Security Council (AUSCP) in its 359th meeting on 25 August. They consider it a firm base for further negotiations with the Sudanese government. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 8:32UN Chief Welcomes Signing of South Sudan's President On Peace Deal[Focac] United Nations -UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the signature by President Salva Kiir of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, said a statement of the secretary-general's spokesperson. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 12:29BADEA Projects in Africa Not Deterred By International Financial Fluctuations - Director General Stresses[SudaNow] The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has belittled the current financial turmoil in Asia and its impact on the rest of the world, saying it would not affect the operations or funding of the bank in Africa. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 10:12Kenya Airways Cancels Weekend Flights to Juba[East African] Kenya Airways (KQ) has cancelled its weekend flights to Juba, South Sudan, after the country closed its runway for repairs, the airline said on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 12:59UNAMID DDR Hands Over Vocational Institute in Kabkabiya, North Darfur[Unamid] On 19 August 2015, UNAMID's Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Section handed over a vocational institute to the local community in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The project, implemented in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and local implementing partner, Friends of Peace and Development Organization (FPDO), is part of the DDR Section's Community-based, Labour-intensive Projects (CLIPs). read more...

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