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In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, the SPLA-N Agar General Commander, Ahmed al-Omda, said the attack means to retake the control of the in the gold-rich mountainous area of Kalgo which is part of the Ingessana Hills, about 32 kilometres south of the Blue Nile state capital of Ed Damazin.
Even as millions of South Sudanese flee their country in what the United Nations has called the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide, hundreds of thousands of people from Sudan's South Kordofan region have found a haven there. Their presence brings concerns that their ...

April 24, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Britain has pledged to support Sudan's removal from US list of state sponsors of terrorism, at the end of the fifth meeting of ... are inclined to put it aside blaming armed groups also for the continuation of the conflict in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states and Darfur region.
“No support has ever been provided nor will it be provided to the Rapid Support Forces” and the EU doesn't equip any other Sudanese border forces, it said. ... Last week, the head of the RSF, which has been accused of rights abuses during deployments in Sudan's Darfur and Southern Kordofan regions, ...
Gruenberg is the first French special envoy for Sudan to support the African Union-led process for a comprehensive settlement for the armed conflict in Darfur region, the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states. The director of the European department at the Foreign Ministry Khalid Musa told reporters the ...
Sudan refuses to allow new aid groups to work in the region. The government also banned the access of foreign groups to the rebel-held areas in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states as well as the establishment of camps for the displaced civilians, stressing the experience of Darfur camps should not be ...

Aid organisations and workers in Sudan do not generally speak on the record for fear of Sudanese government repercussions. ... This refers not only to long-running unrest in the western Darfur region, but also to less well-known conflicts simmering in the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, ...
... western Darfur region, but also to less well-known conflicts simmering in the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, where some territory is controlled by factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), a group that has been fighting the Sudanese government since 2011.
Thus the 2002 Machakos Protocol of the CPA granted the people of southern Sudan the right of self-determination, but the Southern Kordofan/Nuba .... either building a national movement encompassing all Sudanese based on the new Sudan project, or reducing the party to a regional movement led by 'a ...
During the first fighting in March, the Sudanese army and militia forces attacked the area of Jawa, south of Deribat, in an attempt to clear the region of the last ... April 2 - 2018 ABU JUBEIHA / KADUGLI / KHARTOUM Owners of orchards and vegetable farms in South Kordofan complain about the loss of their ...
Sudan has extended a unilateral ceasefire with rebels in its three main conflict areas for an additional three months, until the end of June, state news agency Suna reported on Wednesday, citing a presidential decree. Fighting between the army and rebels in the Kordofan and Blue Nile regions broke out in ...
Abdala Abdel Algyoum Abddalias, 54 year old father of four, and founding member of El Gedaref Salvation Initiative, told Amnesty International last year how he was abused by agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). “I was taken to a courtyard and made to stand facing the wall ...
Hundreds of Sudanese soldiers have been deployed in Kasala in recent months, residents say. Thousands of Eritreans, fleeing a ... across the Mediterranean to Europe. Apart from Kasala, a state of emergency is in place in Sudan's war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile, South Kordofan and North Kordofan.
In South Kordofan, Al Abassiya locality, an inter-agency assessment mission including UNICEF was conducted in 18 hard-to-reach communities with about ... in the location mainly because of the forced displacement which occurred in some areas in the Jebel Marra region between January and April 2016.
Since August 2017, the Sudanese authorities launched a campaign to collect illegal weapons. The campaign, which would be implemented across the country, began by disarming tribes and civilians in Kordofan and Darfur. Last year, the UN Security Council decided to reduce the hybrid peacekeeping ...
The government is citing a positive outcome of the ongoing campaign to collect illicit arms from the hands of citizens in the Western regions of Darfur and Kordofan. It said some 80,000 pieces of armament have been collected from those regions by the end of 2017, while the campaign has commenced in ...
"He suffered from diarrhoea, haemorrhages, and pneumonia caused by environmental pollution in the region," he said. "A girl called ... In December 2015, members of the Sudanese parliament discussed the decline of fertility among women living in West Kordofan's Balila and Moga. A year later, MPs from ...

"He suffered from diarrhoea, haemorrhages, and pneumonia caused by environmental pollution in the region," he said. "A girl called ... In December 2015, members of the Sudanese parliament discussed the decline of fertility among women living in West Kordofan's Balila and Moga. A year later, MPs from ...
The United Nations signed this agreement with the Sudanese government security forces including the Sudan Armed Forces, the Popular Defence Forces (PDF) and the Sudan Police Forces on 27 March 2016. The armed groups In South Kordofan, Blue Nile states and Darfur region have signed a similar ...
Gamba arrived in Sudan four days ago and visited some conflict areas in Sudan, including South Kordofan and Darfur region. In March 2016, Sudan and the UN signed an Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment of children in armed conflicts. The Sudanese government has been fighting the rebel ...
In the Darfur region, there is a greater distribution of refugee men compared to women in North Darfur and South Darfur, with a more even distribution in East Darfur. These trends are also reflected in household composition, with a higher proportion of women-headed households in West Kordofan, White ...
The exchange rate of the Sudanese Pound sharply declined in late 2017, as the lifting of international sanctions in October 2017, ending a trade embargo and unfreezing financial assets, ... A major concern exists for the conflict-affected areas in the Darfur Region and in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.
The fighting has also reportedly led to displacement of about 9,000 people to the Wadaka area in El Kurmuk locality, close to the border with South Sudan. This week the two SPLM-N factions issued two separate statements blaming each other for the bloodshed. Activists and politicians have expressed ...
In the first weeks of 2018, the Sudanese pound devalued rapidly, going from 32 SDG to the dollar to 44 SDG in just a few days. ... At the same time, conflicts in Southern Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur regions escalated, absorbing much of the government's revenue, with 70% of the annual budget being ...
While South Kordofan is officially part of Sudan, the area remained home to many pro-South Sudanese communities after South Sudan won independence in 2011. Today, fighters loyal to South Sudan still shelter in the Nuba Mountains, allowing people from both countries to move freely across the border.
YIDA, South Sudan -- Even as millions of South Sudanese flee their country in what the United Nations has called the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide, hundreds of thousands of people from Sudan's South Kordofan region have found a haven there. Their presence raises ...
The Sudanese army has been fighting the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) rebels in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan, also ... by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to end the armed conflict in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states and Darfur region.
Sudan is 97 percent Muslim, and the small Christian community has faced ... campaigns against the government, and Sudanese President Omar ... called for Sudan to end hostilities in conflict regions such as Darfur, Kordofan, ...
According to a statement by the Sudanese Foreign Ministry earlier, the new ... the rebel groups in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions.
The Sudanese top diplomat pointed out that Museveni has ... together to bring stability in South Sudan and the region, and to end tensions between ... armed groups in Darfur and Sudan's Blue Nile and South Kordofan areas, ...
The Sudanese regime's political and security incentives, prompting ... of the government of Sudan in the eight states of Darfur and Kordofan. ... to the international community as a guarantor of domestic and regional stability.
The humanitarian situation in Sudan's Blue Nile state continues to deteriorate. ... Violence between the SPLM-N and the Sudanese Armed Forces ... Ongoing conflict and flooding have ruined the region's agriculture, and the ...
... in the neighbouring Kordofan region gradually a standoff appeared in North Darfur between the ... Also, the Sudanese government said additional troops of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) will be also deployed in the region.
The residents of the region accuse this and the other companies operating in South Kordofan of using cyanide, which is harmful to human, ...
Hamid discussed with the Norway's envoy for Sudan and South ... He further reiterated Britain's keenness to work with Sudan and regional governments to ... the armed conflict in the Two Area of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir today renewed his previous ... in the Darfur region and the regions of the Blue Nile and South Kordofan,” ...
Sudan: West Kordofan Herders Refuse to Hand in Their Weapons ... illegal arms and unlicensed vehicles from civilians in the regions in August. ... Ngok Dinka, who have with strong ties with the South Sudanese Dinka tribe.
... refugees from the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, both of them located in the southern region of Sudan — where a bloody ...
"Sudan is supporting South Sudanese people and has kept open its ... rebels in its war-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions, ...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (C-L) greets children as he is ... rebels in its war-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions.
(CNN) -- Here's a look at Sudan, a North African country bordering the Red ... region of Abyei after multiple clashes between southern Sudanese ... Sudan erupts near Kadugli, the capital of oil-rich Southern Kordofan state.
Sudan's first cases of cholera were recorded in Blue Nile state in ... The disease then spread to North Kordofan, and fully hit Khartoum in May. The epidemic - referred to as "acute watery diarrhoea" by the Sudanese government and several ... in Darfur when the first cases emerged in the region last June.
JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- Foreign workers in South Sudan will pay between ... forcing most oilfields in the country's northern Upper Nile region to shut ... states including the White Nile, South Kordofan, East Darfur and Khartoum. ... In May, Sudanese president Omar Bashir accused South Sudan and ...
October 30, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Ministry of Oil and Gas on Monday ... the first round of the Sudanese-U.S. talks on oil industry has begun, pointing ... of oil in Sudan in the late 1970s and 1980s in greater Upper Nile Region. ... in the Heglig area and its surroundings, as well as western Kordofan.
October 29, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A senior diplomat at Sudan's Foreign Ministry Sunday said Khartoum is strongly seeking to improve the ...
GIEWS Country Brief: Sudan 23-October-2017 ... and South Kordofan states, bringing the total number of South Sudanese refugees hosted in ...
Khartoum — The Sudanese government has reacted 'with regret' to the ... and regional and international organisations, including the United Nations, the ... officials to the various states of Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that they also registered more ... areas in Sudan, particularly in Kordofan and Darfur regions. The Sudanese authorities say the spread of weapons among the rival tribes in ...
Elsewhere in the region, persistently heavy rainfall in western Ethiopia and ... Vegetation conditions are above average over large areas of Sudan, ... northern Gadaref, and parts of North Kordofan and North Darfur are likely to ...
U.S. warns citizens against travel to Sudan's Two Areas, Darfur ... should avoid travelling to the Darfur states, Blue Nile state, and South Kordofan. ... western Sudan region, before the Sudanese authorities secure his release.


 

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