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Woman Activist Starts COVID-19 Awareness Campaign In West Darfur Camps

Woman  Activist Starts COVID-19 Awareness Campaign In West Darfur Camps

A woman activist is currently touring the camps for the displaced to spread awareness about the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with Radio Dabanga’s Kandaka programme to be broadcast today, activist Maryam Hussein said she visited 10 camps so far, despite the violence and insecurity facing women in the camps. “I managed to convince many […]

Sudan Makes Female Genital Cutting A Crime In ‘New Era’ For Women’s Rights

Sudan Makes Female Genital Cutting A Crime In ‘New Era’ For Women’s Rights

Sudan has criminalised female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail, a move campaigners said ushered in a “new era” for women’s rights in the African nation. Almost nine out of 10 women and girls in predominately Muslim Sudan have undergone FGM, United Nations data show. The procedure usually involves the partial […]

Since The Overthrow Of Bashir’s Regime In April, Women Have Begun To Dress And Act With Greater Freedom

Since The Overthrow Of Bashir’s Regime In April, Women Have Begun To Dress And Act With Greater Freedom

In Sudan’s capital Khartoum, a hip-hop producer who had his equipment seized during anti-government protests last year is now free to mix tracks in his studio. Across town, an all-female troupe in pink T-shirts and white jeans practise rhythmic dance routines late in the evening in a dimly-lit car park. The overthrow of Omar al-Bashir’s […]

Nine Million Need Humanitarian Assistance – UN

Nine Million Need Humanitarian Assistance – UN

 At least nine million people in Sudan urgently need humanitarian assistance in what could compound the economic situation of a country struggling to sustain a transitional government. The latest situational report from UN relief agencies shows the global body with partners have only been able to serve half of this number, citing local challenges. The […]

Ilhan Omar Donates U.S.$5000 Towards Flood Victims In Somalia

Ilhan Omar Donates U.S.$5000 Towards Flood Victims In Somalia

Somalis in the diaspora including Minnesota which has the largest number of immigrants in North America have been fundraising towards what has been termed as the most devastating calamity in South Central Somalia in recent years. Others organisations such as the UN, Save the children have chipped in to aid the victims. It is expected […]

Three Aid Workers Killed As Ebola Monitoring Suspended In South Sudan

Three Aid Workers Killed As Ebola Monitoring Suspended In South Sudan

Three aid workers with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have been killed in South Sudan, during fighting between government forces and National Salvation Front (NAS) rebels. The aid organization said Wednesday it has suspended Ebola screening activities at various locations near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, because it is too dangerous […]

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

The Minister of Energy and Mining, Engineer Adil Ali Ibrahim, Monday received the Ambassador of Venezuela to Sudan, Deiby U.Colmenares, and discussed the bilateral cooperation between two countries in the energy and mining fields. Ibrahim expressed the hope of Sudan to benefit from expertise and abilities of Venezuela in the energy and mining fields, referring […]

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed Calls For The Full Participation Of Women In Peace, Security and Development Efforts

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed Calls For The Full Participation Of Women In Peace, Security and Development Efforts

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed inspects a guard parade on arrival at Aden Abdulle International Airport, Mogadishu, during a joint UN-AU Solidarity Mission to Somalia on 23 October 2019. UN Photo / John Arigi The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has called for the full participation of women in the country’s peace, […]

Sudan Appoints Its First Female Chief Justice

Sudan Appoints Its First Female Chief Justice

Respected veteran Sudanese Supreme Court Judge Nemat Abdallah Khair has been confirmed and gazetted as Sudan’s new Chief Justice. She is the first woman to hold the position and follows only a handful of other women in Africa to head judiciaries. The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) announced the confirmation of Khair’s appointment in accordance […]

Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Member of Sovereignty Council, Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed said that the revolution has brought women who are capable to surpass all difficulties in collaboration with youth, stressing on building a new strong Sudan through modernization of infrastructures and erection of schools and hospitals. She announced during the Sovereignty Council delegation visit to Gezira State Tuesday, […]

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