Tuesday 11 August 2009 August 10, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — Several hundreds of Sudanese Shi’ites have held what is believed to be their first religious celebration in the predominantly Sunni country. Shiite pilgrims beat themselves with ceremonial chains as they (...)
Wednesday 7 March 2012 March 6, 2012 (JUBA) – More than five people have been killed and more wounded over a land dispute in Juba. The incident pushed President Salva Kiir to deploy security forces to stop the violence and maintain security and calm in the (...)
Tuesday 22 February 2005 KHARTOUM, Sudan, Feb 21, 2005 (AP) — Sheik Abdul-Rahim al-Buraei, a top Sufi Islamic cleric who wrote mystical poems and helped peace efforts in Sudan, has died at the age of 82, the government said. Abdul-Rahim al-Buraei
Al-Buraei, a (...)
Saturday 26 June 2010 June 25, 2010 (KHARTOUM) – More 25 people were shortly arrested by the Sudanese authorities in the capital Khartoum after performing the first mixed-gender fashion show on Thursday.
The arrest took place the organization of the show (...)
Thursday 13 April 2006 Translated by John Akec
April 11, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — In a lecture entitled "The Role of Women in Just Governance" which was delivered by the leader of the opposition Popular Congress Party, Hassen Al Turabi, at the headquarters of Umma (...)
Thursday 6 October 2005 Oct 5, 2005 (KASSALA) — Seated at a low table, a young woman wrapped in a pale yellow robe pours coffee for her new husband from a round-bottomed clay jug known as a jabana, her smiling eyes downcast, gold bracelets jangling on her (...)
Sunday 8 February 2009 February 7, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — Right activists slammed a decision by the Sudanese cabinet to drop an article banning the practice of female genital cutting in the country. The government took its decision in accordance with an Islamic (...)
Saturday 3 January 2009 By James Gatdet Dak
January 2, 2009 (JUBA) – The semi-autonomous Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) resolved to workout a policy that would legalize child adoption by non-biological parent(s) in the region.
The policy will make it (...)
Wednesday 22 July 2009 By Isaac Vuni
July 21, 2009 (JUBA) — The South Sudan government has declared a two-day mourning for GOSS presidential adviser Fr. George Kinga Longoko, who died Monday at Juba Teaching Hospital at the age of 69 years.
Tens of (...)
Thursday 14 January 2010 January 13, 2010 (WASHINGTON) – The families of the victims aboard a Sudan airways flight that crashed more than a year ago in the Sudanese capital filed a lawsuit against the France based Airbus company alleging that the plane was (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)