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May 22 - 2017 NYALA

Ammo blast turns South Darfur capital into chaos

A huge explosion in the largest arms and ammunition storage building in the South Darfur capital of Nyala on Sunday caused panic in the entire city. A young man was fatally hit...
May 22 - 2017 DARFUR / KHARTOUM

‘More than 200 paramilitaries, rebels killed in Darfur fighting’

The Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) claimed the killing of 214 troops of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in East and North Darfur on Saturday....
May 22 - 2017 WHITE NILE / SENNAR

Cholera in Sudan: Appeals to declare State of Emergency

More than ten people died of cholera and at least 39 new cases were recorded in White Nile state last week. An activist urged the declaration of the State of Emergency in order...
May 22 - 2017 SAWARDA

Northern Sudan activists insist on removal of gold cyanidation site

On Friday, anti-cyanide activists in Sawarda in Sudan’s Northern State announced their refusal to resume negotiations with the authorities after their three-week deadline for the...

Unamid calls for restraint in renewed Darfur fighting

May 22 - 2017 EL FASHER

The Joint Special Representative of the UN-AU peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (Unamid), Jeremiah Mamabolo, has expressed the Mission’s deep concerns about the renewed clashes in Darfur.

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May 21 - 2017 KHARTOUM

‘Sudan should implement democratic reforms’: UN Human Rights Expert

During his fourth visit to Sudan, the UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, witnessed positive developments, yet he remains concerned...

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May 21 - 2017 DARFUR / KHARTOUM

Sudanese govt. forces attack Minawi’s SLM rebels in Darfur

A Sudanese PDF militiaman stands near a damaged vehicle seized from SLM-AW rebels in eastern Jebel Marra on 1 January 2015 (Sudan Armed Forces)
Fierce fighting erupted between Sudanese government forces and combatants of the Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) in East and North Darfur on Friday.

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