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September 20 - 2017 DABANGA SUDAN

♦ This week's news in brief ♦

A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan
September 19 - 2017 WASHINGTON

USA ends temporary protected status for Sudanese, extends for South Sudanese

The United States is ending the temporary protected status for citizens of Sudan as of 2018, although Sudanese nationals currently in the country with this status can stay for...
September 19 - 2017 PORT SUDAN

Union: Sudan govt. selling ports to foreign parties

The Sudanese government is accused of selling its ports to foreign companies in secret deals, an act that is condemned by political forces, civil society organisations and trade...
September 19 - 2017 NYALA

Darfur displaced request Unamid protection during protest march

More than 500 representatives of the camps for displaced people met in Kalma yesterday to discuss Al Bashir's announced visit to camps for displaced people in Darfur.

Extreme weather kills three children, Darfur

September 19 - 2017 NYALA / EL MALHA / EL FASHER

Three children died in separate incidents with extreme weather in Darfur. A fire broke out in a basic school in a camp in South Darfur.

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September 19 - 2017 KHARTOUM / MEROWE

Flour shortage shuts many Khartoum bakeries

In Khartoum almost a quarter of all bakeries are reported to have stopped work because of the lack of flour. Residents in Merowe locality in Sudan's Northern State have had to...

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‘No new cholera cases’ reported in Central Darfur camps

Cholera isolation ward in Nierteti camp, Central Darfur, in August 2017 (RD)
Medical workers reported a number of cholera cases in hospitals in El Gezira and Darfur states. “No new case has been reported from the four camps in Zalingei for a week.”
Cholera bacteria (Himachal Live)
September 18 - 2017 ZALINGEI / EL SOUKI / ED DAMAZIN

New cholera cases in Central Darfur and Sennar, hepatitis in Blue Nile