Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition.
The African Union and the United Nations are proposing major cuts to their joint peacekeeping force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, paring down one of the world's largest and costliest peace operations.
At least 100 000 people have been driven from their homes in an upsurge of fighting since January in Sudan's Darfur region.
Some 34 000 people in Sudan's western Darfur region have fled fierce clashes between government forces and rebels around the mountainous Jebel Marra area.
Thousands of civilians in a remote area of Sudan's war-hit Darfur could be affected by fresh fighting between rebel and forces nearby, the United Nations said on Tuesday amid ongoing clashes.
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.
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.
More than 800 terrified South African soldiers in Sudan feared the worst when their camp was surrounded by Sudanese troops, it has been reported.
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.
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.
The UN Security Council has agreed to a major draw down of peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled region of Darfur after US pressure led to a $600 million cut in the UN budget for peace operations.
The United Nations peace mission in Sudan's conflict-wracked Darfur region says it has opened an inquiry after one of its units was found leaving the region with weapons.
As many as 73 000 civilians have fled the Marra mountains in the heart of Sudan's Darfur region since the army launched an offensive against rebels.
Clashes between Sudanese forces and rebels in conflict-hit Darfur have forced around 10 000 people to flee their homes.
The UN-AU peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur says it is "deeply concerned" about an surge in fighting between government forces and rebels in the conflict-hit western region.
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.
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.
Sudanese troops held South African soldiers stationed in that country hostage during efforts to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, it has been revealed.
Unidentified gunmen have launched two attacks on peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled Darfur region.
The United Nations and Sudan have begun talks in Khartoum to prepare for an eventual orderly withdrawal of UN/African Union peacekeepers from Darfur.
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