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Friday, 11-21-14, 12:43NGO Issues Report on Nuba Suffering[ENOUGH]Washington DC -A new report published today by the Enough Project details widespread human suffering due to the Sudan government's three-year military campaign targeting civilians living in the Nuba Mountains. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 12:40Security Council Calls for Thorough Investigation Into Alleged Mass Rape in North Darfur[UN News]Echoing calls from the wider United Nations community, the Security Council today expressed concern at allegations over the mass rape in late October of 200 women and girls in Tabit, North Darfur, calling on the Government of Sudan to conduct a thorough investigation. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 12:04Govt Rejects Request Security Council to Investigate Alleged Mass Rape Tabit[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -Sudan will not allow another investigation into the alleged mass rape of about 200 women by Sudanese military personnel in the village of Tabit in North Darfur. The government has officially rejected a call by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to allow another investigation by Unamid, after the first mission of the peacekeeping operation failed. read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 17:25East Darfur Nomadic School Receives Educational Materials[Unamid]On 18 November 2014, UNAMID and UNICEF presented school materials to Bekhela Elementary School in a nomadic community located some 105 kilometers south-east of El Daein town, East Darfur. The handover was conducted in the presence of Mr. Hammad Banani, Director, Nomadic Education, Ministry of Education, East Darfur and the local community. Items presented included desks and chairs, school bags and stationery. The activity was part of efforts to support education in the region. read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 14:05Can Rice Replace Wheat On the Sudanese Table?[SudaNow]Khartoum -Indeed Hassan Mohamed al-Hajj Kadous has the right to be so jubilant during the State celebrations marking the Field Day. Hassan, a farmer from Faris Al-Kitab village Gezira State, has scored the higher rate of production of the upland rice this season; His production was 8 tons per hectare, compared to the world's highest production rate of 10 tons a hectare read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 9:04National Dialogue Mechanism Asks Ghandour to Prepare for Talks With Rebels[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's national dialogue mechanism known as 7 +7 tasked the Sudanese presidential assistant Ibrahim Ghandour and Bishara Juma Eror Lenoba with meeting the rebel groups in Addis Ababa next week, following this week's suspension of the negotiations between the government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N). read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 9:00Darfur Rebels Say Peace in Sudan Should Considered Without Doha[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) said they want a new track for the talks with the Sudanese government in Addis Ababa, stressing they refuse negotiations based on the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD). read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 22:21UN Chief Backs Darfur Rape Probe[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that he is deeply troubled about persistent allegations of mass rape in Tabit, North Darfur, and urged Government officials to grant unfettered access to the town so that investigators can verify these reports. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 20:16North Darfur's Tawila Market Closed Since Abductions[Radio Dabanga]Tawila -The local market in Tawila town, North Darfur, has been closed for almost a week as a result of the abduction of three men from inside the market. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 12:37Bombings Exceed 2000 As Peace Talks Begin[Nuba Reports]The Sudanese government has launched dozens of bombing raids on civilian areas in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile in the last week. read more...

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