Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts
[VOA]The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas. The air service run by WFP says it has had to deliver 50 times more food by air this year compared to the same period last year to tackle multiple global emergencies.
Rapid Support Forces Assault, Rob People in Sudan's Capital
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -Elements of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) reportedly attacked five young men in Khartoum this week. The independent Sudanese electronic newspaper Hurriyat reported on Tuesday that RSF troops riding a Land Cruiser assaulted a group of youngsters in Shambat district, Khartoum North. They beat them with rifle butts, and robbed them of their money and mobile phones.
Central Darfur Displaced Ill Because of Dire Sanitary Situation
[Radio Dabanga]Hamidiya Camp -Dozens of cases of fever and diarrhoea emerged among the residents of Hamidiya camp for the displaced in Zalingei locality, Central Darfur, during the past two weeks.
Displaced Shot, Robbed in Central and West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Zalingei / Sirba -Gunmen shot two displaced brothers in Central Darfur on Tuesday. In West Darfur, displaced were violently robbed of 125 goats on Sunday and Monday.
'Government Responsible for Attack On El Tayyar' - Sudan Opposition
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The National Consensus Forces denounced the emergence of terrorist groups threatening journalists and politicians with murder, and holds the government accountable.
Solidarity Committee Hands Memo to Sudan's HRS Commission
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese Committee of Solidarity with the Victims of the September Demonstrations on Tuesday submitted a protest memorandum to the National Human Rights Commission in Khartoum.
Saki Speaks for Kidnapped Zambian in Darfur
[Zambia Reports]Sakwiba Sikota has stepped up to plead the case of kidnapped Zambian humanitarian worker Felix Ngoma who has been kidnapped in Sudan for 18 days now.
Smuggled Alcohol Intercepted At S. Sudan-Uganda Border
[Sudan Tribune]Torit -Ugandan authorities said on Monday that they had uncovered at least 700 jerry cans of local brew destined for South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state.
Government Officials Pledge to Facilitate 2015 Elections
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's National Elections Committee (NEC) said on Tuesday it had received assurances from the information and justice ministries that the necessary measures would be taken to ensure the 2015 elections are conducted on time.
2015 Elections Are Not a Priority for Sudanese
[Sudan Tribune]This article comes against the backdrop of the news that reported the announcement of the National Elections Commission (NEC) that it had prepared the final budget for the elections in April 2015. Furthermore, the Commission demanded the government of Sudan (GoS) to provide Six Hundred Thirty Million US Dollars $ (630 million dollars) as a final budget for this election! Moreover, they said the election would proceed in time according to the law in next April 2015. Many of the ills of this country could ha
Darfuri Refugees in Eastern Chad - Among World's Most Forgotten People, and Increasingly Abandoned
[SSNA][Note: This is the first of a series of briefs looking at the many aspects of ongoing catastrophe in Darfur and the western region of Sudan as a whole; over the coming weeks and months I will post sustained analyses of:
Junior Doctors On Strike in El Geneina, West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]El Geneina -On Tuesday, junior doctors at the hospital of El Geneina, capital of West Darfur State, embarked on an open-ended strike, in protest against the deterioration of the working environment at the hospital, and the delayed payment of their incentives.
Displaced Raped, Robbed, Beaten in South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Kalma Camp -Militiamen raped three residents of Kalma camp in the area of Ba'ashum, South Darfur, on Sunday. In the same area, nine others were severely beaten and robbed of their belongings.
Gunmen Kill Two, Injure One in Kass, South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Kass -Two residents of Kass, South Darfur, were shot dead, and one was injured by gunmen on Sunday. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a resident of El Salam district in Kass said that three gunmen on motorcycles stopped Suleiman El Faki when he was returning home from the district mosque after evening prayers.
Landmines Exposed By Rain in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Kutum Locality -The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid El Nur (SLM-AW) claims that government forces planted landmines in Kutum locality, North Darfur.
Hunger and Suffering Worsen As Conflicts Rage in Sudans
[AlertNet]With war raging in separate conflicts on both sides the Sudan-South Sudan border, civilians have nowhere to run and hunger is approaching famine levels, the United Nations said.
Govt Accuses Neighbours of 'Arming' Rebels
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan on Monday accused some of its neighbours of allegedly supporting opposition forces fighting the Juba government.
Sudan Denies Providing Rockets to Hamas
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Monday denied press reports claiming that the Sudanese army provides Palestinian fighters of Hamas movement with long range missiles used to shell the Jewish state.
Family of Sudan's Apostasy Woman Files a Lawsuit to Annul Her Marriage
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The family of the Sudanese woman formerly accused of apostasy has filed another lawsuit to annul her marriage to her Christian husband. Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death last May for renouncing Islam, but was released after what the government said was "unprecedented" international pressure. An appeals court found Ibrahim not guilty on two charges of apostasy and adultery and overturned the lower tribunal's verdict.
Displaced Assaulted, Robbed in Central and South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Wadi Salih / Kass -A group of former displaced was injured in an armed robbery on three lorries in Wadi Salih locality, Central Darfur, on Sunday. On the same day, a displaced worker was shot in the area of Lebeir, near Kass in South Darfur.