Sudan : Gov’t, armed groups strike deal on Sudan transitional parliament

09/07/2020 – The transitional government, Freedom and Change Forces (FFC) and armed groups agreed on Wednesday evening to allocate 75 seats of the Transitional Legislative Council to Sudanese Revolutionary Forces and SLM of Minni Minnawi.The deal struck on the transitional parliament comes after over ten days of difficult talks in Khartoum as the armed groups initially requested 140 seats. Continuer à lire … « Sudan : Gov’t, armed groups strike deal on Sudan transitional parliament »

18 people killed in military plane crash in W. Darfur

03/01/2020 – 18 people were killed, including military personnel, judges and four children, after the crash of a military cargo plane, in El-Geneina airport.The Antonov-12 cargo plane crashed minutes after taking off from the capital of West Darfur State, on Thursday evening, according to the Sudanese army spokesman Amer Mohamed al-Hassan. Continuer à lire … « 18 people killed in military plane crash in W. Darfur »

In Darfur, revamped Janjaweed militia still kill, rape with impunity

03/&01/2020 – “I returned to Geneina, Zalinge, Gosile and Doram villages in March 2018. I had been told the situation had changed, but nothing has changed. Women continue to be raped. What are we going to do if we go back to Darfur? Going back is impossible for now. I don’t even dream of going back.”

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Sudan sending troops to west Darfur

02/02/2020 – Sudan authorities will deploy military forces to West Darfur and suspend peace talks with rebel groups for 24 hours after an outbreak of violence around the regional capital. Continuer à lire … « Sudan sending troops to west Darfur »

From Darfur to Agadez: Sudan refugees’ endless quest for safety #Niger

2018/06/28 – « We are traumatised, exhausted, and we still have no glimmer of hope, » says Mohamed, a Sudanese refugee slumped on a mat at a UN transit centre in Agadez, Niger’s renowned « gateway to the Sahara ». Continuer à lire … « From Darfur to Agadez: Sudan refugees’ endless quest for safety #Niger »

Sudan – Chinese peacekeeping helicopters complete UN transport mission #Senegal

2018/03/15 – China’s first peacekeeping helicopter detachment concluded the transport of soldiers and cargos of the Senegalese peacekeeping in-fantry battalion affiliated to the Sector North of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) on March 4. Continuer à lire … « Sudan – Chinese peacekeeping helicopters complete UN transport mission #Senegal »

Chad /Sudan : Over 4,000 Chadian refugees set to return from Darfur

19/12/17- More than 4,000 Chadian refugees are ready to return to their home country after seeking refuge in Darfur for more than a decade.  On 18 December 2018 UNHCR and the Governments of Sudan and Chad began assisting the refugees with transportation and return packages. The first convoy, including some 301 refugee, has left Um Shalya camp in Central Darfur State heading to Chad. Continuer à lire … « Chad /Sudan : Over 4,000 Chadian refugees set to return from Darfur »

Sudan calls to develop military intelligence coordination with Egypt

15712/17 – Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf Thursday underscored the need to develop military intelligence coordination between Sudan and Egypt to achieve the interest of the two neighbouring countries. Continuer à lire … « Sudan calls to develop military intelligence coordination with Egypt »