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Khartoum / Dardib / Abu Jubeiha -- According to Sudan's Central Bureau of Statistics the inflation rate in the country in March reached 55.60 per cent; up from ... According to the sources, the price of a bus ticket from Khartoum to El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, almost doubled as it jumped from SDG ...
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 ...

Under the reintegration project, the funds will enable support to the return and reintegration of IDPs and Sudanese refugees returning from neighbouring countries such as Chad and Central African Republic to El Fasher rural area (North Darfur) and Um Dafog locality (South Darfur). This would ...
Kornoi -- An attack by armed herders on residents of Abujidad area of Kornoi locality in North Darfur on Tuesday has left 10 people injured; four of them seriously. The herders were attempting to prevent the residents from drawing water. The Member of Parliament of Kornoi and Um Baru ...
UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and AU Commissioner for Peace and Security conduct joint visit to Sudan ... including the Sudanese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Ghandour before travelling to Darfur on 9 April 2018, where they met Acting Wali of North Darfur, Mohamed ...
WFP Monthly Market Update - Sudan, March 2018 ... national average price of goat increased by 4.6 percent in March 2018 compared to the previous month due to inflationary increase in the cost of production; the highest increase was observed in West Kordofan and North Darfur (more than 20 percent).

The Sudanese authorities began to push for the exit of Unamid in end 2014, after the peacekeeping mission urged an investigation into a mass rape in North Darfur's Tabit on October 31 that year. On June 29, the UN Security Council renewed Unamid's mandate for another year. It also decided on a ...
In attempts to control the prices of staple foods and improve market access, the Strategic Reserve Corporation (SRC) of the Agricultural Bank of Sudan (ABS) is pre-positioning and selling subsidized sorghum in parts of Kassala and North Darfur affected by poor rains in 2017, and subsequent poor ...
Kornoi — Zaghawa tribal leaders have called on the North Darfur authorities to halt the current settlement process in Kornoi in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality. Eight Zaghawa Native Administration leaders, North Darfur MPs and members of the Zaghawa Shura Council, handed a memorandum to the ...
Two formerly displaced people were wounded in a shooting in Turbo village in North Darfur's Tawila on Saturday. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, the Sheikh of Turbo reported that militiamen riding in two Land Cruisers and others on camels began shooting at the village at about 9 pm. Maryam Eisa (12) and ...
However, most IDPs in SPLM-N areas of South Kordofan, IDPs in Jebel Marra in Darfur, and poor households in parts of Kassala and North Darfur affected ... Over 4,500 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in February, increasing the number of new arrivals in 2018 to over 10,300 refugees, which is ...
Teitel — Residents of Teitel in Mellit locality, North Darfur were reportedly beaten an assaulted by police and militiamen when they protested the redistribution of their land for development. Callers told Radio Dabanga that 11 people were arrested by police and members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) ...
Jebel Marra / Kutum — Armed herders have stabbed a farmer and chopped-off his hand in Tawila locality (popularly known as eastern Jebel Marra) in North Darfur on Wednesday. A relative of the victim told Radio Dabanga that three armed herders attacked farmer Mohamed Ahmed Hamid while he was ...
Intense winds fanned a fire that started in El Masani district east of El Fasher in North Darfur on Sunday evening. Witnesses told radio Dabanga that the fire broke out and quickly spread. At least 20 homes were laid waste, their contents completely destroyed. There were no casualties nor injuries reported, ...
“The engagement of the Sudanese Government on the Action Plan with the United Nations is encouraging; we are close to completion,” SRSG ... and people of Sudan to be consistent in their efforts to ensure that everywhere in Sudan, from Blue Nile State to North Darfur, children can be children, play and ...
March 1, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – UN Children and Armed Conflict envoy Virginia Gamba Thursday has called on the Sudanese government to ... On Thursday, Gamba concluded a five-day visit to Sudan including North Darfur and South Kordofan to discuss issues related to children affected by armed conflict ...
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 ...

Tawila / Kabkabiya — Three people were shot dead and two wounded in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in the area of Libei in Tawila locality in North Darfur (eastern Jebel Marra) on Tuesday. Ten people were wounded in a raid on Misteriya market in Kabkabiya locality. Yesterday, residents from the ...
Also, an informed source told Sudan Tribune on the condition of anonymity that the results of an agricultural survey underlined existence of a major food shortage in North Darfur. He pointed out that the shortage amounts to 190,000 metric tons, a 10% increase of last year's shortage which reached 157,000 ...
The UN and its humanitarian partners are appealing for $3 billion to assist South Sudanese refugees and displaced persons. Some $1.5 billion is meant to aid host communities and agencies helping South Sudanese refugees in neighbouring countries, including $327 million for Sudan. The focus is on ...
Fanga — Armed herdsmen injured a farmer in the area of Fanga in North Darfur's Tawila locality on Sunday. A fellow farmer reported to Radio Dabanga from Fanga that three herders riding camels shot Ayoub Abdelhadi while he was collecting firewood near Dolo village, north of Fanga, on Sunday ...
On Sunday, representatives of the Sudanese government, the AU and the UN met in Khartoum for the 25th meeting of the Tripartite Coordination ... for the exit of UNAMID in end 2014, after the peacekeeping mission urged an investigation into a mass rape in North Darfur's Tabit on October 31 that year. Darfur
El Fasher — Members of the North Darfur parliament has urged the state authorities to develop plans to ease the acute shortage of drinking water in the capital El Fasher. The parliament's Services Committee demanded the state departments responsible for the provision of water and electricity "to urgently ... Darfur
Members of the North Darfur parliament has urged the state authorities to develop plans to ease the acute shortage of drinking water in the capital El Fasher. The parliament's Services Committee demanded the state departments responsible for the provision of water and electricity “to urgently develop ... Darfur
Some 30 rural court judges from various localities in North Darfur participated in a two-day, UNAMID-supported training on court adjudication procedures held on ... It is designed as a topical, easy-to-use reference to help them dispose pending civil and criminal cases in accordance with Sudanese law. Darfur
Tabit — A 16-year-old has died and two other youths lost hands on Tuesday when an item of unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated near Dolma village, about 15 km west of Tabit in Tawila locality in North Darfur. Khadija Osman Yousif (16) died, while Mutasim Hamdan Eisa (12) and Abdelnabi Eisa ... Darfur
In parts of North Darfur and Kassala, poor seasonal performance led to substantial crop losses in agropastoral areas and very poor regeneration of pasture in ... In December 2017, the Government of Sudan announced the devaluation of the Sudanese Pound from 6.7 to 18 SDG/USD, followed by the ... Darfur
Tawila — Herders shot a man and abducted another in Tawila locality, east of Jebel Mara, in separate incidents over the weekend. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a listener reported that three armed herdsmen shot Khater Hamed Yousef on his land in the area of Agrouma, eight km north of Katu, on Saturday ... Darfur
Saraf Omra — Six detainees in the Saraf Omra Prison in North Darfur have reportedly been subjected to torture by paramilitaries of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Multiple sources told Radio Dabanga that native administration leaders Omda Adam Jarar Nahar (75), Omda Mohamed Yahya Abdallah (70), ... Darfur
OVER 3,000 REFUGEES HAVE ARRIVED IN JANUARY SO FAR – An influx of new arrivals has been reported in every state along the border with South Sudan. An estimated 3,064 refugees newly arrived in Sudan over 1-15 January, with the majority arriving to South Darfur (1,118) and East Darfur (958), ... Darfur
El Fasher — Lawyers in the North Darfur capital El Fasher have denounced a campaign by the military police forces in charge of the protection of El Fasher of arbitrarily extra-judiciary flogging of women and girls in the markets and the public streets on charges of wearing indecent clothing. Residents of El ... Darfur
KHARTOUM - Former South African President Thabo Mbeki has called on leaders of the Sudanese opposition to meet with African Union mediators to hold ... Society Initiative, as well as the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) north, Darfur's three armed movements which is a Sudanese liberation ... Darfur
On 17 and 18 January 2018, UNAMID's Community Outreach Unit (COU), in partnership with the Students Activity Directorate at the Ministry of Education, North Darfur, conducted three school visits to Al Fajr Secondary School for Boys, Al Faroug and Al Raheeg Al Makhtoum Basic School for Boys and Girls ... Darfur
On 17 and 18 January 2018, UNAMID's Community Outreach Unit (COU), in partnership with the Students Activity Directorate at the Ministry of Education, North Darfur, conducted three school visits to Al Fajr Secondary School for Boys, Al Faroug and Al Raheeg Al Makhtoum Basic School for Boys and Girls ... Darfur
... REIGSTRATION –The total South Sudanese refugee population has decreased by 26,145 individuals, following the finalization of individual (biometric) registration exercises by UNHCR and COR across several states. This includes decreases of : 15,652 in Al Lait locality in North Darfur; 6,158 in Sirajiya, ... Darfur
El Fasher — An unidentified eleven-year-old boy was killed in an explosion of an unknown object near El Mawashi market in North Darfur on Wednesday. The child found a foreign object in a dumpster near the market in El Fasher, the state capital. He started to play with it, which triggered the explosion and ... Darfur
The fifth demobilization exercise, which started on 26 December 2017, was supported by the Sudan Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC), in partnership with UNAMID's Governance and Community Stabilization Section (GCSS), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) ... Darfur
MSF-Spain to phase out of Sortony, North Darfur, due to the improved health situation in the area. ... The voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees from Pladama Ouaka refugee camp in Bambari, Central Africa Republic (CAR) to Dafag, South Darfur ended on 5 January, with 1,494 people returned to ... Darfur
December 6, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - A representative of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in North Darfur state called on the Sudanese government to investigate into war crimes and atrocities ... Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect. Darfur
While the reporting period did not witness any armed clashes between the forces of the Government of the Sudan and the Darfur armed groups, the ... In this context, Government forces defeated the Savanna militia group, composed mainly of Southern Rizeigat, after clashes in Kutum, North Darfur, on 23 ... Darfur
The out-of-camp refugee settlements in the five states bordering South Sudan, as well as North Darfur and Khartoum, are also in urgent need of child ... In line with the Sudan's Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy 2017-2019, Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2018 and Integrated Strategic Framework ... Darfur
... insecurity outcomes in most of Sudan. However, conflict-affected areas of SPLM-N-controlled South Kordofan and Jebel Marra remain in Crisis (IPC Phase 3). Furthermore, areas of Kassala and North Darfur where seasonal progress was particularly poor are also facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes. Darfur
Zalingei — According to the Governor of Central Darfur 6,164 weapons have been collected so far in the state. In North Darfur, more than 8,000 weapons were seized since October. On Saturday, Governor Jaafar Abdelhakam told the press in Zalingei that army and militia troops have seized 6,164 small ... Darfur
However, previous official reports said 8710 arms have been collected in North Darfur. Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate illegal weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region. The higher committee for the ... Darfur
The head of the delegation, Hassouna Ahmad Hamid, told the Sudan Tribune that the delegation is made up of a committee formed by Musa Hilal before his arrest, in order to meet the government officials at the state and federal levels to "correct positions and concepts." "Hilal before the events that ended ... Darfur
Sudan: North Darfur Displaced Still Reject Return Without Security ... In eastern Chad, Sudanese refugees also declared their categorical refusal to return to their areas of origin without achieving comprehensive peace, prosecuting war and genocide criminals, compensations and provision of security and ... Darfur
El Fasher — The agricultural season has failed and caused a food shortage in several localities in North Darfur, community leaders warned. And there was not enough rain for the drinking water reservoirs to fill up. Community leaders in North Darfur reported a food gap in at least six out of all 18 localities in ... Darfur
But, after being brutalized by the men who hoped to extort their families, they now face a different kind of torture—the prsopect of deportation to Sudan. Ahmed and Hussein left their home for Libya with dreams of a better life if they could make it to Europe. Their hometown, Kutum, in the North Darfur region, ... Darfur
El Fasher — The disarmament campaign in North Darfur has not led to the planned results, according to the state's governor, although more than 170 militiamen affiliated with former janjaweed leader Musa Hilal have reportedly been arrested. Talking to a Darfur local radio on Saturday, Governor ... Darfur
El Fasher — On Tuesday the Sudanese Disarmament, Demobilisation, and Reintegration Commission in North Darfur announced the launch of demobilisation for 500 fighters of the armed movements. Acting Commissioner, Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaziz, said the demobilisation process had ... Darfur


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