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Germany grants €10 million for livelihood project in South Darfur

September 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has granted €10 million Euros for a project to enhance livelihood in South Darfur State.
The grant has been awarded to the World Vision Sudan through the German Development Bank to implement a three-year livelihoods project in South Darfur.
The project dubbed “South Darfur Livelihoods and Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project” aims to support reconstruction efforts in Darfur. It (...)

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South Darfur tightens security around voluntary return villages

July 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - South Darfur government has tightened security measures around voluntary return villages following the killing of the leader of Digrais village, 25 kilometres south of the capital, Nyala.
On 12 July, three masked gunmen killed the leader of Digrais village Gibril Ahmed Ali and his wife and injured two of his sons at their home.
The government of South Darfur on Sunday said it has arrested four suspects in the killing of Ali and his wife, stressing the incident (...)

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One woman killed at IDPs voluntary return village in S. Darfur

July 13, 2018 (NYALA) - A woman was killed and two persons injured by masked gunmen at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) voluntary return village, 25 kilometres south of Nyala, South Darfur State capital.
A former native administrator Issa Salih Abakar told Sudan Tribune that three masked men in early hours of Thursday opened fire at the leader of Digrais village for voluntary return Gibril Ahmed Ali and his family inside his home and fled to an unknown destination.
Abakar pointed (...)

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5 people killed in fire exchange in South Darfur

July 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM/NYALA) Five people have been killed in an intermittent fire exchange on Thursday and Friday between gunmen and residents of Sarfaya area, Ed el-Firsan locality in South Darfur State.
A native leader from Bani Halba tribe, Abdel-Rahman Mohamed Hemaidan told Sudan Tribune that five gunmen on camelback on Thursday open fire at Sarfaya local market for no reason.
He pointed out that some youth engaged in verbal altercation with the gunmen leading to the killing of two (...)

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Unknown gunmen kill 8 people in South Darfur

June 5, 2018 (NYALA) - Eight people have been killed and seven others injured seriously by unidentified gunmen at Higair Tunu village for voluntary return, 29 kilometres south-east of South Darfur capital, Nyala.
The native administrator of the village Issa Salih Fidaly told Sudan Tribune Tuesday that 5 gunmen on camels' back attacked a crowded market at Higair Tunu at 10.00 pm (local time) on Monday killing 6 people instantly.
He added 9 wounded had been transferred to Nyala Teaching (...)

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Islamic Development Bank grants $63.3m for South Darfur projects

April 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB ) will provide up to $63.3 million of funding for development and services projects in South Darfur state, announced Sudanese finance minister Mohamed Osman al-Rikabi on Thursday.
The grant agreement was signed in Tunis by al-Rikabi and the IsBD head Bandar Hajjar on the sidelines of the 43rd annual meeting of the bank which was held this year in Tunis.
In a statement released after his return to Khartoum, the minister said the (...)

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S. Darfur begins to transform IDPs camps into permanent residential areas

February 12, 2018 (NYALA) - The government of South Darfur State has embarked on planning the El-Sereif camp for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as part of a plan to transform camps into permanent towns.
The government seeks to dismantle IDPs camps that have been established in areas around the capitals of Darfur's five states since the eruption of the armed conflict in the region.
In 2016, the governor of South Darfur State Adam al-Faki, offered the IDPs three options, saying they (...)

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Two police officers killed by gunmen in South Darfur

January 8, 2018 (NYALA) - Two police officers on Monday have been killed in gun clashes with pastoralists in Sergaila area, Tulus County, some 86 kilometres south of Nyala, South Darfur State capital.
A government official told Sudan Tribune on the condition of anonymity that a local resident notified the police that armed herders have infringed on his farm and threatened to kill him.
He added the police dispatched a force to the incident scene, saying the armed herders refused to obey (...)

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Two militiamen injured in clashes with IDPs in South Darfur

January 2, 2018 (NYALA) - Two elements from the government militia Rapid Support Forces (SRF) have been seriously wounded in clashes with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Monday at Otash camp, some three kilometres east of South Darfur State capital, Nyala.
Deputy Chairman of IDPs and Refugees Association Adam Abdalla Idris told Sudan Tribune Tuesday the clashes occurred after two RSF elements refused to pay for a meal had eaten at a restaurant inside the camp, forcing the restaurant (...)

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Hundreds of IDPs return to South Darfur: official

December 23, 2017 (NYALA) - Dozens of displaced families have returned voluntarily from North Darfur State to Al-Wihda County in South Darfur State, said county commissioner Mohamed Adam Jaber
Jaber said more than 1046 families have returned from Shangil Tobaya in North Darfur to 15 villages in the Al-Wihda County, pointing the returnees became convinced that the security situation is stable following the imposition of the state authority.
He added the security organs managed to restore (...)

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More than1700 illicit weapons captured in South Darfur: sources

December 16, 2017 (NYALA) - The security forces have captured more than 1700 weapons at Al-Nadif area in Tulus County, some 86 kilometre south of Nyala, South Darfur state capital.
Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate illegal weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.
The higher committee for the collection of weapons and unregulated vehicles started the forcible phase of the campaign in all the (...)

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UN welcomes return of Sudanese refugees from CAR

December 12, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday has welcomed the return of Sudanese refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR).
There are about 3,500 Sudanese refugees from Darfur living in the north-east of the CAR since the eruption of an insurgency in the western Sudan region. Nearly 1,500 of them have decided to voluntarily return to Sudan.
“UNHCR welcomes the voluntary return of these refugees from CAR”, said Noriko Yoshida, (...)

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First batch of Sudanese refugees in CAR returns to South Darfur

December 11, 2017 (NYALA) - The first batch of Sudanese refugees in the Central African Republic will return to South Darfur state Tuesday in a repatriation operation by the Un refugees agency (UNHCR).
There are hundreds of Sudanese refugees from Darfur in the north-east of the Central African Republic since the eruption of an insurgency in the western Sudan region.
Voluntary return commissioner Taj Eddin Ibrahim said the first batch of 180 returnees would land at Nyala airport on two (...)

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Kalma IDPs call to task UNAMID with weapons search operation

November 14, 2017 (NYALA) - The residents of South Darfur largest camp for displaced people have rejected a forcible arms collection campaign the authorities plan to carry out in Kalma during the upcoming days and called to leave the operation for the hybrid peacekeeping mission (UNAMID).
The IDPs are reacting to a meeting held at the Sudanese presidency to discuss ways to conduct the campaign in the IDPs camps in Darfur including Vice President Hasabo Abdel Rahman, South Darfur Governor (...)

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UNAMID calls for collaborative approach to disarmament campaign in Darfur IDPs camps

November 4, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Saturday has called for adopting a collaborative approach to collect illegal arms from Darfur IDPs camps.
Last August, the Sudanese government launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.
The authorities say the spread of weapons among the rival tribes in the region is one of the main causes of Darfur's instability. (...)

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Sudan, opposition trade accusations over Kalma incident

September 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government and the opposition forces have traded accusations over triggering the deadly incident at Kalma camp for Internally Displaces Persons (IDPs) in South Darfur state.
At least three IDPs were killed and dozens of others injured Friday in clashes between security forces and IDPs who protested in Kalma against a visit by President Omar al-Bashir to the camp.
In a statement issued on Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Gharib Allah (...)

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Sudan health minister in South Darfur after reported increase in AWD cases

September 9, 2017 (NYALA) - Sudan's Health Minister Bahr Idriss Abu Garda Saturday arrived in Nyala to inspect the health situation after the reported increase of increase of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) in the South Darfur state.
Independent doctors groups and activists speak about a cholera outbreak in the western Sudan region and other states but government officials deny this diagnosis, stressing it is about AWD cases and they are working to control the situation
Following his arrival, (...)

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