Monday 14 January 2013 January 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Four Chinese nationals were among fifteen workers at a road company taken hostage at gunpoint in Sudan’s volatile Darfur region, an official said on Sunday. FILE - Chinese workers who escaped after being (...)
Thursday 24 January 2013 January 23, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of transportation and roads has tackled the issue of security with Chinese companies and measures needed to protect their workers in the troubled region of Darfur.
Four Chinese (...)
Monday 20 May 2013 May 19, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Renowned Eritrean activist Meron Estefanos has told an international conference in Oslo that of all the atrocities taking place in the repressive Red Sea nation, the plight of its youth is the most harrowing. (...)
Tuesday 9 April 2013 April 8, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The British embassy in Khartoum updated its travel advisory on Monday after its Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) received reports that a terrorist group is planning to target westerners in Khartoum for (...)
Friday 20 September 2013 September 19, 2013 (BOR) - A man in South Sudan’s Jonglei state was shot and killed on Wednesday night during an attack in which his two daughters, aged 6 and 8 years old, were abducted from their home, according to the commissioner of (...)
Monday 4 February 2013 February 2, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrea’s biggest opposition group on Saturday called for urgent action to stop rising abductions and disappearances against Eritrean refugees sheltered at Shagarab refugee camp in Eastern Sudan. Eritrean (...)
Wednesday 7 March 2012 March 6, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A UN aid worker serving with the World Food Program (WFP) in Sudan’s western region of Darfur has been kidnapped, sources have told Sudan Tribune.
The sources identified the kidnapped worker as Patrick (...)
Sunday 11 November 2012 November 10,2012 (BOR) - A South Sudanese man working for the Plan International aid organisation in Jonglei State has been kidnapped and killed by rebels in Pibor County. NGOs distributed the items to the affected people in Bor town (...)
Saturday 8 October 2011 By John Actually
October 7, 2011 (BOR) - A two day peace building initiative between South Sudan’s Lou Nuer and Murle tribes began in Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, on Friday in an effort to restore relations after fighting and (...)
Thursday 15 March 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 14, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – In an ambush upon a bus in Gambella, western Ethiopia on Monday, 19 passengers were killed and eight were injured.
The armed men also kidnapped five female passengers in the ambush on (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum : really out of the terrorism business ?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)