Horror Accident Kills 12 Sudanese Footballers in Chad
[Radio Dabanga]Umm Garas -A vehicle carrying a Sudanese refugee football team collided with a water tanker in eastern Chad on Sunday leaving 12 dead and eight others wounded. The men were returning from a friendly football match against a Chadian team on Sunday.
El Fasher Students' Demand Met After Campus Shooting in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]El Fasher -Students at the University of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, have handed a memorandum of demands to the director, following a shooting incident on the campus Monday.
Red Cross Red Crescent Appeals for 3.7 Million Swiss Francs As Needs Intensify in Sudan
[IFRC]As conflict, natural disasters, epidemic outbreaks and chronic food insecurity continue to plague Sudan, millions of people have been forced to leave their homes, making them more vulnerable and in critical need of humanitarian assistance.
IDPs Attacked in South Darfur En Route to Dereige Camp
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Displaced civilians on their way to Dereige camp in South Darfur were attacked by an unidentified armed group on 16 May, according to UK-based advocacy group the Sudan Social Development Organisation (SUDO).
S. Sudan Army Says It Recaptured Town From Yau Yau Rebels
[Sudan Tribune]Bor -The South Sudanese army (SPLA) says it has retaken control of an area previously held by rebels in the remote Boma town in Jonglei state.
Ethio-Sudan Boarder Regions' Meeting Holds in Gonder
[ERTA]Administrators of bordering regions of Ethiopia and Sudan held a meeting over the weekend in Gonder city in Amhara Regional State. The meeting was aimed at strengthening cooperation in the border areas of the two nations.
Ban Ki-Moon Condemns Abyei Killings, Calls for Calm
[ERTA]UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned Abyei killings and called for calm after the Ngok Dinka chief Kual Deng Majok and the Ethiopian peacekeeper died in an "attack" by a Misseriya tribesman in the region on Saturday.
Militia Attacks, Diseases Kill 10 in South Darfur Camp
[Radio Dabanga]El Salam Camp -The poor humanitarian conditions for displaced people at El Salam camp in South Darfur are deteriorating as thousands continue to arrive at the site. To aggravate the situation, a sheikh said that this week alone, eight people died of disease while two were killed by militiamen.
Sudan's Council of States Suspends Sessions to Push for Military Mobilisation
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's Council of States has decided to suspend its sessions in order to enable its members to head to their constituencies and lead a mobilisation campaign in support of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) in its ongoing battle with rebel groups which have stepped up their military activities in recent months.
A C-Turn and SPLM Is Full Swing Into Regionalism
[SSNA]Regionalism has made it back into the South Sudanese politics, thanks to the leadership of the ruling SPLM that sees these as a way to grainer regional loyalties before the 2015 general elections.
Unity and Reconciliation Necessary for Sustainable Peace in Darfur
[Sudan Tribune]The biggest challenge in the Darfur conflict today is divisions. These divisions have created misunderstanding and mistrust within Darfurian society. Moreover they have and are still playing a negative role in the region, making peace difficult to achieve.
Sudan Air Force Aircraft 'Cause Panic' in Nyala Camp
[Radio Dabanga]Nyala -Three "Sudanese Air Force" aircraft repeatedly overflew a camp near Nyala, capital of South Darfur, "inciting horror and panic" among the residents on Tuesday.
Sudan - Anatomy of a Conflict-New Report From Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
[Sudan Tribune]Cambridge, MA- Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Signal Program on Human Security and Technology (Signal Program) today released an unprecedented study of the ongoing conflict in Sudan based entirely on a fusion of archival satellite imagery and data in the public domain, most often the statements of the armed actors themselves. Sudan:
SAF Promises Decisive Victory Against Rebels Soon
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) has announced that major victory against rebellion will be declared soon and said it would be a landslide victory which will destroy "the rebels who have committed crimes and atrocities".
Kagame Cup Draws Set for Today in Khartoum
[New Times]THE Council of East and Central Africa football Association (Cecafa) is set to hold the draw for this year's Kagame Cup Club Championship on Tuesday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
Khartoum Behind Fresh Wave of Violence Over Gold in Darfur - Report
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -A new report argues that the Sudanese government's struggle for control of Darfur's gold resources, rather than inter-tribal conflicts is behind the recent surge in violence in the war-torn western region.
Minister of Defence and Director of Security Organ Informed On Security Situation in Nyala City
[SNA]Nyala -and Intelligence Organ, Gen. Mohamed Atta, Monday visited Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, and got acquainted with the security situation in the city and the surrounding area.
Darfur - WFP Rations Suspended in El Geneina Camp
[Radio Dabanga]El Geneina -Activists and sheikhs at Geneina camps in West Darfur have informed Radio Dabanga that food rations have been suspended for almost two months following a dispute about distribution.
'Army and Citizens of Sudan Should Join Popular Uprising' - SRF
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) has called on the citizens of Khartoum to join a popular uprising to topple the ruling regime. This will avoid armed conflict in the national capital.
Call for More Wells to Ease Water Shortage in Yaseen, East Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Yaseen -The population of Yaseen locality in East Darfur state is suffering from a water shortage following the disruption of the area's water stations.