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Last week, according to a Radio Dabanga report, "hundreds of Darfuris were reportedly transported from El Geneina airport in West Darfur to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in two large aircraft, for military training. They will then be deployed by Sudan in the war in Yemen." Sources in El Geneina told Radio ...
On January 8, in an episode related to this year's price rises, hundreds of secondary-school students in El Geneina in the state of West Darfur participated in a peaceful march to protest the increased price of bread. The students were mostly 15 and 16 years old. Live ammunition was fired at the crowd; one ...

April 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of West Darfur State on Friday has demanded support for voluntary return projects of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees. The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) quoted the West Darfur governor Fadl Al-Mula al-Haga as saying the ...
Large-scale settlement operations have begun with the government's knowledge of new residents at the villages and farms of the displaced and refugees in areas east of El Geneina until Camp Sese on the road leading to Murnei, according to reports reaching this station from West Darfur. Witnesses told ...
UNAMID Rule of Law recently organized training workshops for rural court judges in four Darfur states-- El Fasher, North Darfur; El Daein, East Darfur; Zalingei, Central Darfur; and El Geneina, West Darfur. Some 120 judges received training on Sudanese laws, legal procedures and techniques for ...
El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, has suffered of a severe drinking water crisis for more than a week. Residents of El Geneina told Radio Dabanga that the crisis was caused by a malfunction in the El Geneina water station. They pointed to the rise of the prices of water and called on the authorities to ...

Khartoum — The Minister of Trade Hatim Al-Sir Ali has stressed the need to simplify procedures in the transit trade with the countries that use the Sudanese ports across the western borders with the State of West Darfur as well as the facilitation of the work at the border crossings. The minister said that his ...
“In El Genaina (capital of West Darfur state), I heard from women who are unable to return to their pre-war homes due to security concerns and fear of being raped. In addition, some women told me about sexual violence committed in the context of intercommunal conflicts over land and natural resources,” ...
On 28 February 2018, thousands of people from Kereinek, a locality in West Darfur, gathered to celebrate the declaration of all registered areas in the locality as free of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) and unexploded ordnance (UXO). The project in Kereinek, initiated jointly by UNAMID's Ordnance ...
Khartoum — The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman was briefed on overall political and security situations in West Darfur State and arrangements for the Sudan-Chad Borders Conference scheduled to be held in Genaina, capital of the State in the upcoming period.
Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga hailed sacrifices of the Armed Forces in defending the homeland , stressing that declaring Krainek Locality free of unexploded devices would boost the state efforts to achieve peace, security and stability. He said the State has said farewell to war and ...
In Darfur region, she visited the capital of North Darfur El Fasher and West Darfur capital El Geneina where she met with local officials and displaced people in Abu Shok and Al-Hujajj camps. The envoy pointed to the improvement in the security situation in Darfur but regretted that women continue to be ...
Khartoum — The Joint Special Representative for the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid), Jeremiah Mamabolo, has highlighted the positive role of the media in Darfur, and commended the Sudanese government's weapons collection programme. "I'd like to highlight that our press/media colleagues play a ...
The West Darfur state government's plans to dismantle two camps for displaced people in Sirba locality, and resettle them in another location, has been met with rejection by the camp coordinators. Camp coordinators of Kendebe and Bir Dagig camps said in a statement to the press that the plan to ...
Beida Locality — Seven people were shot dead and eight others were wounded in an armed cattle theft operation allegedly carried out by militiamen from Chad at Mitere administrative unit of Beida locality in West Darfur on Monday. Witnesses and sources from Beida locality told Radio Dabanga that the ...
On 8 February 2018, UNAMID's Bangladeshi peacekeepers teamed up with the Rule of Law section to organise a free medical clinic for the inmates and prison officers at Ardamata Prison, West Darfur. This joint civilian-military exercise served some 214 people who received basic medical ...
February 13, 2108 (EL-GENEINA) Seven people were killed and eight injured in an armed attack by Chadian militias against Mistry village, in the locality of Baida, West Darfur State. A native leader of the Rezeigat tribe, Al-Sayer Issa Balla, told Sudan Tribune that “Chadian militias from Zaghawa tribe on ...

In a report released in October 2017, the UNOCHA said some 13,000 people have returned state from eastern Chad to West Darfur state. During his visit on Monday, al-Tahir inspected the conditions of the returnees in the villages of Tulus, Hamida and Dilaiso in the locality of Habeela. He pointed out that ...
On 14 November 2017, UNAMID, in partnership with the Government of Sudan (GoS) police, trained some 32 Community Policing Volunteers (CPVs) and Sudanese police officers on community policing and gender mainstreaming in El Geneina, West Darfur. Speaking at the workshop, Lt.-Colonel ...
"Perpetrators typically prey upon victims when they are engaged in livelihood activities. In some cases, security fears have forestalled the return of civilians to their villages of origin. In one incident, a family living in West Darfur, which had previously fled to Chad as refugees, were forced back across the ...
Darfur — Last week hundreds of Darfuris were reportedly transported from El Geneina airport in West Darfur to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in two large aircraft, for military training. They will then be deployed by Sudan in the war in Yemen. Informed sources in El Geneina told Radio Dabanga that the ...
During the first years of the Darfur conflict, rape cases mainly occurred around the camps of displaced persons with few sexual assaults in remote areas. "In some cases, security fears have forestalled the return of civilians to their villages of origin. In one incident, a family living in West Darfur, which had ...
... Omer al-Bashir greets Sudanese officials at Khartoum airport on Friday 9, 2015 (Photo SUNA). The joint Sudanese-Chadian border meeting is scheduled from 21 to 22 April in West Darfur State capital, El-Geniena with the participation of President Omer al-Bashir and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby.
Adre, Chad — The West Darfur State's Localities of Al-Genaina and Baidha held joint talks with Chad's Department of Assoungh within framework of exerting efforts to keep up the progressing Sudan- Chad relations and to consolidate them in all fields. The Sudanese side in the talks which held in the ...
Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga hailed sacrifices of the Armed Forces in defending the homeland , stressing that declaring Krainek Locality free of unexploded devices would boost the state efforts to achieve peace, security and stability. He said the State has said farewell to war and ...
Since the release of the 2018 budget last month, peaceful protests erupted in a number of Sudanese states leading to the killing of a high school student in West Darfur State and detention of dozens of opposition activists across the country. Opposition forces attribute the deteriorating living condition and ...
In preparation for the cold weather in Darfur beginning October 2017, sector partners conducted house to house assessments of protracted IDP families to identify the most vulnerable to be assisted with renewal ES/NFIs. Some 3,800 protracted IDP households were identified as being most vulnerable and ...
... they will be handed over to local authorities from Darfur's State Health Ministries. Under their leadership, the people of Darfur will have more access to quality health care in the long run. This end goal was already achieved for 10 facilities, including most recently the Shushta health facility in West Darfur, ...
Staff members of the Teaching Hospital receive the first vaccination treatment for yellow fever in El Geneina, West Darfur in this November 14, 2012 handout. Credit: Reuters/Albert Gonzalez Farran/UNAMID/Handout. Rio de Janeiro: The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has ...
One student in West Darfur, Al-Zubair Ibrahim, was even killed. Despite all of this, one incident has inflamed the popular imagination in Sudan, dominating conversations between family and friends. Videos have circulated of Gasim Bedri – the prominent president of the first all-women university, Al-Ahfad ...
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir looks at the reaction of Sudanese to a video of a male lecturer assaulting his students, and what it says about the state of women's rights in the country. The New Year has started off with a bang in Sudan. Civil unrest spread like wildfire across the ...
The rise in bread price triggered sporadic protests in several Sudanese states leading to the killing of a high school student in West Darfur State and arrest of dozens of activists. In September 2013, over 200 people were killed according to rights groups in the spontaneous popular protests after the ...
Several opposition figures and protesters have been arrested by the security forces and a student was killed others wounded Sunday in a wave of mass protests that swept through West Darfur State capital, El-Geneina. In a rare move against the government, the SSC issued a statement Thursday saying ...
KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – SUDANESE police and security forced have allegedly shot dead a secondary school student and injured several others during a brutal dispersal of scholars protesting against the increase of bread prices. Hundreds of students this week organised the procession in Geneina, ...
KHARTOUM, Sudan, January 8, 2018–The Government of Sudan must condemn in the strongest terms the excessive use of force by its police and security forces in El Geneina, West Darfur on Sunday 7 January and conduct an immediate independent and impartial investigation into the death of one student and injury of six ...
January 7, 2018 (EL-GENEINA) - A student was killed and others wounded Sunday in a wave of mass protests that swept through West Darfur State capital, El-Geneina over commodity price hikes. An official at West Darfur government told Sudan Tribune under the condition of anonymity that hundreds of ...
The start of seasonal migration in October was marked by a higher number of fatalities and an increase in criminality, notably in North and West Darfur. During the period under review, three intercommunal clashes occurred, resulting in 45 fatalities, compared with eight clashes, resulting in 19 fatalities, ...
In late 2015, the president announced a similar ceasefire in two states and the West Darfur region, the scene of separate rebellion against the state. The truce was extended by month at the beginning of this year, but renewed fighting quickly brought it to an end. The SPLM-N has maintained a loose alliance ...
Geneina city, the capital of West Darfur State, according to OCHA reports is the refuge of nearly 25,000 Internally Displaced People (IDPs) who access the same infrastructure & services with 170,000 residents of the city putting more pressure on its public services thereby causing schools to be unable to ...
A total of 137 suspected cases, including three deaths, were reported from Khartoum, Kassala, East and West Darfur, South Kordofan, Red Sea, River Nile and Gezira states over this period. The highest number of cases (118 suspected cases with no associated deaths) was reported in Kassala, likely ...
A total of 137 suspected cases, including three deaths, were reported from Khartoum, Kassala, East and West Darfur, South Kordofan, Red Sea, River Nile and Gezira states over this period. The highest number of cases (118 suspected cases with no associated deaths) was reported in Kassala, likely ...
In Ardamata IDP camp in the outskirts of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, three communities come together: the returnees who are coming back home after being displaced by conflict, nomads and host communities. Ardamata is rapidly becoming an example of how communities in Darfur can come ...
Al- Geniena — The Minister of Health of west Darfur state held, Thursday, the city meeting concerned with the communities supported by the Japanese International Agency for Cooperation, in Seriba, Tanjaki, Abu Srouj, Kouma, and Bier Saleba. The Director of the state's Health Ministry, Abdul Aziz ...
Foro Baranga — Two girls were raped in Foro Baranga in West Darfur on Saturday. Armed herders attacked a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old girl at Ras El Fil, where they were out collecting firewood. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the girls were repeatedly raped and beaten at gunpoint. The victims ...
El Geneina — The security authorities in West Darfur have arrested 12 suspects, including health assistants, for alleged involvement in the murder of a butcher in Murnei, as well as the disappearance of seven other people over the past four months. One of the relatives of the deceased told Radio Dabanga ...
On 14 November 2017, UNAMID, in partnership with the Government of Sudan (GoS) police, trained some 32 Community Policing Volunteers (CPVs) and Sudanese police officers on community policing and gender mainstreaming in El Geneina, West Darfur. Speaking at the workshop, Lt.-Colonel ...
Darfur Commissioner for Voluntary Return, Taj al-din Ibrahim al-Tahir, said dozens of families that were in eastern Chad returned and resettled to Beida area in the state of West Darfur. Al-Tahir said the Office of Voluntary Return is working in coordination with the state authorities to provide the needed ...
In just one week, 16 people died of cholera in Murnei camp in West Darfur. In Red Sea state in eastern Sudan, cholera reportedly re-emerged and claimed the life of a girl. A sheikh in Murnei camp reported to Radio Dabanga that 70 camp residents have been infected and approximately 28 people have ...
Murnei camp in West Darfur recorded six deaths over the last days, and 13 new cases of cholera. Isolation wards in Central Darfur recorded three deaths over the weekend, and reports re-emerged from El Roseires locality in Blue Nile. A sheikh in Murnei camp for displaced people told Radio Dabanga that ...
Since the release of the 2018 budget last month, peaceful protests erupted in a number of Sudanese states leading to the killing of a high school student in West Darfur State and detention of dozens of opposition activists across the country. The opposition forces on Tuesday called its supporters and the ...


 

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