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Bottled water, consumer goods confiscated by Sudan Authority

The Sudanese Authority for Standardisation and Metrology confiscated large quantities of bottled water in El Gezira state last week. In Blue Nile state tons of expired consumer...
August 2 - 2015 NYALA / GAGA CAMP

South Darfur farmer molested, refugee shot in eastern Chad

A displaced farmer in Nyala locality, South Darfur, was seriously wounded by two militiamen on Thursday. In eastern Chad, a resident of the Gaga refugee camp was shot in the foot...
August 2 - 2015 PORT SUDAN

Barrel of water in Port Sudan soars to SDG45

The commercial price for a barrel of water in Port Sudan jumped from SDG7 ($1.15) to SDG45 ($7.40) following the news of a possible rise in the water tariff early last week. Abdallah...
August 2 - 2015 EASTERN CHAD

Food rations for Darfuri refugees in Chad ‘may be cut next year’

Darfuris living in the 14 refugee camps in eastern Chad will probably not receive food rations in 2016. Representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told leaders...

Major Sudanese miller halts production

August 2 - 2015 KHARTOUM

The Sayga Company, one of the largest flour suppliers in Sudan, shut down its mills on 25 July, reportedly after a dispute with the government about the dollar rate set for wheat imports.

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August 2 - 2015 KHARTOUM

Sudan to extend electricity grid to Darfur

The Sudanese Electricity Transmission Company signed an agreement with the Shanghai Electric Group Company in Shanghai in China on Thursday, for the linking of the Babanusa-Adila...

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July 27 - 2015 PORT SUDAN

Eastern Sudan’s Beja threaten to take up arms against Khartoum

Eastern Front combatants, 2007 (Christopher Milner/Pulitzer Center)
The National Beja Congress may take up arms again if the provisions laid out in the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement (ESPA) are not implemented soon. Sheiba Dirar, chairman...
Women in colourful dresses in Darfur (file photo)
July 28 - 2015 EAST JEBEL MARRA

Multiple rapes in Darfur's Jebel Marra

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