Sudan gets UN food post

2015-10-16 10:46

Sudan’s ambassador to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has been elected to a key United Nations food security post amid accusations that Khartoum is withholding food rations from international peacekeepers in Darfur.

Government militia guilty of atrocities in Darfur - HRW

2015-09-09 22:30

A government militia in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region has been guilty of killings and mass rapes of civilians over the past year and a half, Human Rights Watch says.

SA troops in Sudan feared the worst

2015-06-17 08:38

More than 800 terrified South African soldiers in Sudan feared the worst when their camp was surrounded by Sudanese troops, it has been reported.

UN: Attacks on peacekeepers, civilians in Darfur increasing

2015-06-11 06:34

The United Nations has warned that violent attacks on international peacekeepers and civilians in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region have been increasing while tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee.

Sudan won't give visas to US, British, French envoys

2015-04-22 09:28

Khartoum has so far declined to issue visas for senior US, British and French diplomats to conduct a fact-finding mission in Sudan’s conflict-torn Darfur region, UN diplomatic sources say.

UN-AU mission in Darfur cuts 770 jobs

2015-03-01 13:38

The UN-AU mission in Sudan's Darfur says it will cut 770 civilian jobs, as it faces pressure from Khartoum to withdraw from the war-torn western region.

Sudan steps up pressure on UN

2014-12-27 18:51

Sudan's government is stepping up pressure on the United Nations on the future of a joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force in the country's violence-wracked Darfur region.

UN says Darfur mission withheld details

2014-10-29 21:16

The UN-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan's western Darfur region has failed to provide headquarters with full reports on attacks against civilians and peacekeepers.

Sudan to 'deploy' military unit around Khartoum

2014-05-19 11:19

Sudan’s state security agency has ordered a counter-insurgency unit accused of abusing civilians in the western region of Darfur to deploy around the capital Khartoum.

Sudan intelligence agency in court challenge to opposition

2014-05-13 10:37

Sudan’s powerful intelligence service has filed a criminal complaint against the leader of a major opposition party, disputing claims a counter-insurgency unit looted, raped and committed arson.


Sudan withholding rations for Darfur peacekeepers -Britain

2015-10-14 19:26

For weeks the government of Sudan has been refusing to release rations and other essential supplies for international peacekeepers in the conflict-torn Darfur region.

UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest

2015-06-30 10:17

The Security Council has unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint UN-AU peacekeeping force in Sudan’s western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying.

EXCLUSIVE: SA troops 'held hostage' in Sudan over al-Bashir

2015-06-16 13:02

Sudanese troops held South African soldiers stationed in that country hostage during efforts to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, it has been revealed.

Peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur repel attacks

2015-04-24 22:41

Unidentified gunmen have launched two attacks on peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled Darfur region.

UN, Sudan talk about Darfur peacekeepers

2015-03-17 22:52

The United Nations and Sudan have begun talks in Khartoum to prepare for an eventual orderly withdrawal of UN/African Union peacekeepers from Darfur.

Sudan police open probe into Unamid rape claim

2015-02-14 13:03

The Sudanese police are investigating an officer from the UN-African Union mission in Darfur over allegations he raped a woman in the western region, a foreign ministry spokesman said Friday.

Sudan summons Unamid head over 'mass rape' report

2014-11-15 07:14

Sudan has summoned the head of the UN-African Mission in Darfur over reports government troops carried out a mass rape in the war-torn region, an official says.

Aid workers free after 32-day captivity in Darfur

2014-07-19 18:49

Three Sudanese employees of international aid agencies have been released in the troubled Darfur region after 32 days in captivity, peacekeepers say.

'We didn't loot... We didn't rape': Sudan commander

2014-05-14 19:46

Leaders of a Sudanese counter-insurgency unit have dismissed accusations that their men committed abuses in Darfur.

UN raises alarm over escalating violence in Darfur

2014-03-28 08:44

The UN and AU officials have sounded an alarm over the worsening violence in Sudan’s western Darfur region, which has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.

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