DRDC Report – ‘Political Assassinations of Students From Darfur Continue in Sudan’

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -In a report published yesterday, the Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre (DRDC) laments that “political assassinations and violence against university students in Sudan have reached epidemic proportions,” and that it is “deep…

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -In a report published yesterday, the Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre (DRDC) laments that "political assassinations and violence against university students in Sudan have reached epidemic proportions," and that it is "deeply concerned about the aggressive intrusion by political forces in universities and high education institutions and their efforts to recruit university students into their ranks through different tactics".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Militia ‘Show of Force’ Causes Panic in South Darfur’s Kalma Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma Camp -The residents of Kalma camp for the displaced in the South Darfur capital of Nyala are reportedly in a state of panic after a group of militiamen entered the camp in heavily armed vehicles on Monday morning.

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma Camp -The residents of Kalma camp for the displaced in the South Darfur capital of Nyala are reportedly in a state of panic after a group of militiamen entered the camp in heavily armed vehicles on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

If I Relied on Rights Advocates, I Would No More Invest in Rwanda Than North Korea

[Monitor] As I watched President Paul Kagame take the presidential oath of office at his inauguration in Kigali a few days ago, I couldn’t help but go back 23 years ago to a starkly different time. My family, lucky enough to have British passports, wer…

[Monitor] As I watched President Paul Kagame take the presidential oath of office at his inauguration in Kigali a few days ago, I couldn't help but go back 23 years ago to a starkly different time. My family, lucky enough to have British passports, were airlifted to safety from Kigali during the early days of the 1994 genocide against Rwanda's Tutsi minority. I was 13 at the time and my family had found refugee in Hotel de Milles Collines -- better known today as Hotel Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UK-Based SCP Member Held in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A UK-based member of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) was detained for the second time by Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum yesterday. The Party leadership condemns the arrest as…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A UK-based member of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) was detained for the second time by Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum yesterday. The Party leadership condemns the arrest as "clear targeting of the SCP".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cholera Death Toll Mounts in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Eight people died of cholera at Dauo and Fina areas of Darfur’s East Jebel Marra on Monday and Tuesday, while a medical isolation centre in the area recorded more than 150 cases from Saturday to Tuesday, volunteers working in Ea…

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Eight people died of cholera at Dauo and Fina areas of Darfur's East Jebel Marra on Monday and Tuesday, while a medical isolation centre in the area recorded more than 150 cases from Saturday to Tuesday, volunteers working in East Jebel Marra reported to Radio Dabanga. This was confirmed by doctors related to the Ministry of Health in South Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SADC Slams Killing of Lesotho Army Chief

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has described the killing of Lesotho’s military chief Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso, as an “inexcusable barbaric and heinous act”.

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has described the killing of Lesotho's military chief Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso, as an "inexcusable barbaric and heinous act".

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

North Darfur Underlines Importance of Agriculture Sector and Animal Resources in the Subsistence of the Local Community

[SNA] Fashir -The acting governor North Darfur State, Dr Mohamed Yahia Hamid, has underlined the role of the animal and agriculture sectors in the sustenance of the local community of his state, stressing in an address before workers at the ministry of…

[SNA] Fashir -The acting governor North Darfur State, Dr Mohamed Yahia Hamid, has underlined the role of the animal and agriculture sectors in the sustenance of the local community of his state, stressing in an address before workers at the ministry of Animal Resources, the need for more production and productivity in these sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Dr. Sessi Expresses His Optimism Over Lifting of American Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -The Leader of the National Liberation and Justice Party and former Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority, Dr. Tigani Sessi, has expressed his optimism over the lifting of the American sanctions being imposed on Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Leader of the National Liberation and Justice Party and former Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority, Dr. Tigani Sessi, has expressed his optimism over the lifting of the American sanctions being imposed on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan