Saturday 7 August 2004 ABECHE, Chad, Aug 6 (AFP) — French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie pledged Friday that Paris would support the more than one million refugees from Darfur "with all means necessary", during a brief visit to a camp near border with (...)
Saturday 7 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 6 (AFP) — A United Nations team helping the African Union (AU) set up a peacekeeping force for Sudan’s Darfur province will visit the troubled area next week to assess the situation, the team’s leader said.
"I have no (...)
Saturday 7 August 2004 TUNDUBAI, Sudan, Aug 6 (AFP) — The desert sands are slowly covering what remains of the houses in this abandoned village, identical to hundreds of others plundered by Janjaweed militias which, backed by the government, are inflicting a (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 By ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS, Associated Press Writer
GENEVA, Aug 06, 2004 (AP) — A top U.N. human rights investigator released a scathing report Friday that blames the government of Sudan for atrocities against its civilians in the Darfur (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 6 (AFP) — A main rebel group from Sudan’s strife-torn western Darfur region called for the next country which hosts peace talks to acknowledge that Khartoum is responsible for the humanitarian crisis. Rebel from JEM in a pick (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Jan Pronk
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 06, 2004 (AP) — The Sudan and the United Nations will sign an agreement on Monday outlining steps the government must take this month to start disarming Arab (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (AFP) — The US Agency for International Development (USAID) approved more than 30 million dollars in emergency food aid for western Sudan’s embattled Darfur region.
USAID said its Office of Food for Peace will donate (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 BERLIN, Aug 6 (AFP) — The German Red Cross on Friday sent emergency medical aid to Chad for use by refugees from the troubled Darfur region of neighbouring Sudan, the foreign ministry in Berlin said.
Almost 450,000 euros (550,000 (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 KAMPALA, Aug 06, 2004 (dpa) — Ugandan troops killed 30 rebels in an offensive carried out against a guerilla base in southern Sudan, a Ugandan army spokesman said Friday.
Ground troops with air support attacked a hideout of Lords (...)
Friday 6 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 06, 2004 (MENA) — An Arab foreign ministers meeting on Sunday, called for by Egypt, aims to forge one Arab stance supporting the Sudanese government’s efforts to end the tragic situation in the restive provinces of Darfur, (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the election in 2010 has (...)
From the ashes of war, seeds of peace2014-03-07 06:23:22 By Ban Ki-moon
March 6, 2014 - What was once the biggest United Nations peacekeeping operation in the world winds down this month, and the most extraordinary part of this historic development is (...)