'Every Year, I Give Birth' - Why War is Driving a Contraception Crisis in Sudan
[HRW] Under a huge baobab tree in Sudan's Nuba mountains, I met Sebila, a 27-year-old mother of three. In March last year, her village had been attacked by Sudanese ground troops and bombed by government war planes. The assault forced Sebila and many other villagers to flee deeper into rebel-held territory.
Protest Against Cholera 'Cover-up' in Khartoum
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Asalaya -Protesters condemned the silence of Sudanese authorities regarding the outbreak of cholera in Sudanese states and carried banners in front of the Ministry of Health on Thursday.
Nyala Explosion Victims - 'Where Are State Officials?'
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Victims and residents affected by the explosions of an ammunition storage in the capital of South Darfur demand the state government to apologise for its absence.
Tensions Close Central Darfur Market
[Radio Dabanga] Bindisi -Tensions between the Salamat and Misseriya tribes in Bindisi locality, Central Darfur, led to the closing of markets and government institutions yesterday. "People fled to their homes."
Juba Rubbishes Bashir's Claims of Backing Sudan Rebels
[East African] South Sudanese authorities have dismissed claims of supporting rebels in Sudan, fighting to oust President Omar al-Bashir. Information minister Michael Makuei said the accusations by President Bashir against Juba and Egypt were completely false.
Art Trying to Heal a Divided Sudan
[East African] Sudan is a country divided -- and that's no secret. To the north are the Muslims with supposedly Arab roots, to the south traditionalists and Christians whose ancestry lies in sub-Saharan Africa -- a primary school simplification, I know, but then I'm not a political analyst, just someone trying to make sense of a country that seems determined to destroy itself.
Speaker Affirms Important Role of Legislative Body in Post Dialogue Stage
[SNA] Khartoum -The Speaker of National Assembly, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer has underscored important role of the legislative body in the post-national dialogue phase.
Foreign Minister and American Delegation Discuss Efforts for Final Lifting of Sanctions
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, Thursday received a delegation of the office of the American special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, in presence of the US Charge d'Affaires to Sudan, and discussed the progress achieved in negotiations between the two sides and the efforts being exerted for the final lifting of the sanctions from Sudan in next July.
Vice - President Informed On Humanitarian Situation in the Country
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, received in his office at the Republican Palace Thursday the Commissioner General for Humanitarian Aid, Ahmed Mohamed Adam, and reviewed the humanitarian situation in the country and work of the higher committee for support to South Sudan refugees.
Minister Affirms State Concern With Enhancement of Education Profession
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of State at Council of Ministers, Tareq Tawfeq, has underlined the state concern with enhancement of education profession within framework of reform of the educational institutions.
Hassabo Informed On Performances and Plans of CIPF
[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has called for boosting activities of the Council for International People Friendship (CIPF) that come in line with general policies of foreign relations.
VP Briefed On Development of Humanitarian Situations in the Country
[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman was briefed on the humanitarian situations in the country, specially, what concerning the progress of work of the Higher Committee the Affected people and the refuges from the State of South Sudan.
Hassabo Informed On Performance and Plans of CIPF
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, has called for support to the activities of the Council for International People's Friendship (CIPF) that cope with the general policy of international relations.
Three Detained At South Darfur Sit-in
[Radio Dabanga] Ed El Fursan -A member of the security forces arrested three young men in the town of Ed El Fursan in South Darfur on Thursday morning and took them to the South Darfur capital of Nyala.
Fatal Attack On Darfur Convoy
[Radio Dabanga] Tabit -A member of the Popular Defence Forces (PDF) was killed and 20 others injured on Wednesday in a northern district of North Darfur in clashes between the army, police, and armed militias.
Cholera Spreads Amid Govt Denial
[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Sudan -Cholera continues to spread in Sudan's eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across White Nile state, North Kordofan and Sennar. The federal authorities are beginning to respond, however Khartoum continues to refer to the outbreak as 'acute watery diarrhoea'.
MFA Marks the 54th Africa Day
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday marked the Africa day, in collaboration with the African Union office in Khartoum and the African group accredited to the Sudan in the presence of the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul Ghanie Al Naiem.
Cabinet Expresses Support to Army and Rapid Deployment Forces
[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers has expressed full support to the Army and the Rapid Deployment Forces which repulse everyone who tries to undermine the security and stability of the country, lauding the recent victories achieved by these forces over the rebelled movements in North and East Darfur.
Bereft Sudanese Farmers Call for Swift Action On Ethiopian Border
[Radio Dabanga] El Fashanga -The farmers on Sudan's eastern border in El Fashaga area in El Gedaref refute statements of state Governor Mirghani Saleh regarding the return of all agricultural land in the border strip from Ethiopian farmers.
Five Darfuri Students Held in Omdurman Police Cells
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Five Darfuri students from El Zaeem El Azhari University have been in custody for a week at Wad Nubawi police station in Omdurman on charges of damaging university property.