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Fur tribe elects new Sultan in Darfur

June 23 - 2015 DARFUR
Indication of where the Fur tribe lives in Darfur (Wikimedia Commons)
Indication of where the Fur tribe lives in Darfur (Wikimedia Commons)

The Shura and Notables' councils of the Sudanese Fur tribe have chosen Ahmed Hussein Ayoub Ali Dinar as the Sultan for the whole tribe.

The elected Sultan Ali Dinar has renewed his commitment to communicate with -besides the large Fur tribe- all the tribes in Darfur, to resolve all social issues. At the event on Sunday, he announced that he wants to work with various native administrations to achieve security and stability in all parts of Darfur.

For his part, the head of the Darfur Regional Authority, El Tijani Sese has pointed out the importance of concerted efforts to unify all the Darfuris, and “heal the wounds caused by wars and conflicts in those regions”.

Sese stressed to the new Sultan the importance of communicating with all the Darfuri tribes in order to achieve security, stability and peaceful coexistence.


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