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10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Abducted IOM staff released in South Darfur

A Zambian staff member with the International Organization for Migration , who was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, on 6 July, was freed today after almost 20 days in captivity.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ten convicted of violating 'emergency measures' in South Darfur

The Nyala Emergency Court, set up last week by the South Darfur State authorities as part of an "emergency measures package" to curb the rampant lawlessness in the state capital, has convicted ten people for violating the emergency orders.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

Saki Speaks for Kidnapped Zambian in Darfur

Sakwiba Sikota has stepped up to plead the case of kidnapped Zambian humanitarian worker Felix Ngoma who has been kidnapped in Sudan for 18 days now.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Two people killed, one injured in South Darfur state

Two people were killed and one other injured on Monday night in the town of Kass, 85 kilometres west of South Darfur state capital, Nyala following a botched kidnap attempt.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

WFP concerned over Sudan's food security

The United Nations World Food Program in Sudan has expressed deep concern on the "bleak prospects" of the level of food security during the coming months.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, Famine, Natural Disasters

In-depth Africa

Darfur displaced unable to pay increased school fees

Displaced in Darfur complain about the rise of tuition fees, the costs of school books, and a shortage of teachers and furniture.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Aid workers in Sudan freed after 32-day captivity

A freed humanitarian worker, right, one of the three workers released after 32 days in captivity, receives a hug from his friend as he arrives in El Fasher, North Darfur, Sudan, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Aid workers in Sudan freed after 32-day captivity

A member of the joint U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur , right, escorts three freed humanitarian workers out of a U.N. helicopter as they landed in El Fasher, North Darfur, Sudan, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Displaced starving, in need of protection': South Darfur camp head

In less than a month, more than 70 people died in the Kalma camp for the displaced in Nyala locality, South Darfur, owing to the bad humanitarian situation in the camp, and the rampant insecurity.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Koran sheikh killed in South Darfur

A Koran sheikh and his brother from El Salam camp in Bielel locality, South Darfur, were shot dead on Sunday morning.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sudan: Fever of unknown origin hits South Darfur camp

A sudden high fever has caused the death of three displaced in El Salam camp, near South Darfur's capital of Nyala.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News24

Ambush kills district chief in Darfur

White farmers have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe's recent remarks that whites must cede all land to blacks as "extremely unhelpful" to Zimbabwe as a country.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News24

MSF team blocked in Darfur

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly vowed that whites will never be allowed to own land in Zimbabwe, saying the few remaining white farmers must go.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sudan denies MSF team access to South Darfur camp

The 15,000 displaced in El Sareif camp in South Darfur are living in extremely poor conditions.

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In-depth Africa

South Darfur's Nyala short of electricity for three months

Citizens in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, have reiterated their complaint about the disruptions and outages of the electric power supply.

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