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Friday, 08-22-14, 14:01UN Should End Silence On Rights Abuses in Darfur[HRW]New York -The United Nations Security Council should direct the African Union/United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to improve human rights monitoring and public reporting when it renews the mission's mandate. The Security Council is expected to act on the mandate during the week of August 25, 2014. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 9:54Forces Deployed in East Darfur to Curb New Tribal Clashes[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum / Abu Karinka Locality -After the deadly clashes that broke out on Wednesday between Rizeigat and Ma'aliya in the area of Um Rakuba, Abu Karinka locality in East Darfur, a cautious calm prevailed today. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 7:38Darfur Displaced Reject National Dialogue[Radio Dabanga]Kalma Camp / Nyala -The head of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, visited Kalma camp for the displaced in South Darfur on Wednesday. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 7:37Unamid Head Engages Government, Displaced Leaders in South Darfur to Defuse Tension[Unamid]Nyala -The Head of the African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Joint Chief Mediator, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, visited Nyala, South Darfur, to defuse tension in the area following recent security operations carried out by State authorities in camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and to coordinate with local authorities on tribal reconciliation and community development. During the two-day visit, Mr. Chambas met with Government authorities, IDP leaders and representatives of UN agencies o read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:29President Sacks Garang's Widow From Advisory Role[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit, issued a surprise decree on Wednesday sacking Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of the late John Garang, founding leader of the country's ruling party (SPLM). read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 7:31Hundreds Killed in Ma'aliya, Rizeigat Fighting in East Darfur[Radio Dabanga]Abu Karinka Locality -Hundreds of tribesmen were killed and injured in one of the fiercest clashes that erupted so far between the Ma'aliya and Rizeigat in the area of Um Rakuba in Abu Karinka, East Darfur, today. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 11:31Sudan Says Juba Responsible for Non-Implementation of Cooperation Deals[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -During a meeting with the head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), Thabo Mbeki, Sudanese first vice-president Bakri Hassan Saleh, blamed juba for delaying the implementation of bilateral cooperation agreements. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 11:31Mbeki's Role Is Only to Monitor Sudan's Dialogue - Officials[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese officials renewed their opposition to any regional or international interferences in the national dialogue saying that Thabo Mbeki will only monitor the political process. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 13:45AU Mediator Mbeki Meets Opposition Forces in Khartoum[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -A delegation of the National Consensus Forces (NCF, a coalition of opposition parties) met with former South Africa president, Thabo Mbeki, in Khartoum on Monday, and discussed the topic of the National Dialogue, launched by the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) to bring about peace in Sudan. Later that day, Mbeki met with representatives of the National Umma Party (NUP). read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 10:59Catholic Radio Station Shut Down, Journalist Detained[CISA]Juba -Bakhita Radio of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba remains closed and News Editor in security detention since Saturday August 16 on grounds of 'national security', according to the local media reports. read more...

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