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Should FGM Be A Societal Problem?

Should FGM Be A Societal Problem?

Five years ago, the prevalence of harmful traditional practices were very high in Somali state. The government has been trying to reduce such practices thereby making the state free from such harmful traditions. Together with other stakeholders, the states’ Culture and Tourism Office has also been working extensively to achieving this objective. The office is […]

The Tale Of Repression And Impunity Amongst Women In Sudan

The Tale Of Repression And Impunity Amongst Women In Sudan

 United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi concluded a visit to Sudan from 14 to 24 April. He expressed several of his concerns, including the Sudanese authorities’ violent reaction to widespread protests in January and February this year. A press conference was held in Khartoum at the end […]

It Took 30 Years To Get Something Done Concerning FGM In Sudan

It Took 30 Years To Get Something Done Concerning FGM In Sudan

El Obeid — In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan’s North Kordofan state. He soon realized many of these issues had the same root cause – female genital mutilation (FGM). “This was my first experience with FGM,” he recalled recently. “I […]

Thousands Of Pregnant Women Screened For HIV/Aids In Sudan

Thousands Of Pregnant Women Screened For HIV/Aids In Sudan

 The Ministry of Health of Khartoum has announced that it has screened thousands of pregnant women for HIV/AIDS this year. Dozens of bogus doctors have also been arrested. In a statement, the Ministry announced that 6, 550 pregnant women have been tested for HIV/AIDS so far this year. Of these, 16 were shown to by […]

Another Rape In South Darfur City Of Sudan

Another Rape In South Darfur City Of Sudan

A 13-year-old girl was raped in the western part of Nyala city on Wednesday, the child’s father said. A rickshaw driver is accused of raping the girl, her father reported to Radio Dabanga by phone. The victim is in the hospital for treatment. The police have arrested the suspect and already completed their investigation into […]

Sudan President Pardons, Frees Rights Activist – Family

Sudan President Pardons, Frees Rights Activist – Family

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has pardoned and released a prominent human rights activists who had been jailed since last year on spying and other charges, his family said. The release of Mudawi Ibrahim Adam came after a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump’s aid administrator to Sudan and before an October deadline when the administration […]

Sudan: VP Lauds Cooperation Between Savings Bank, Working Women Association

Sudan: VP Lauds Cooperation Between Savings Bank, Working Women Association

 The Vice President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, has lauded the Working Women Association for its fulfillment to all its obligations to develop its members, and payment of the bank financing provided by Saving and Social Development Bank. During his address, yesterday, the opening sitting of the 4 th conference of the Working Women […]

Sudan Ramps Up Washington Lobbying as Sanctions Deadline Looms

Sudan Ramps Up Washington Lobbying as Sanctions Deadline Looms

Sudan is on the cusp of ending its long status as a pariah in Washington, and the African nation is bolstering its stable of lobbyists to ensure that it happens soon. The government of President Umar al-Bashir — which is listed by the U.S. as a state sponsor of terrorism — has hired Washington law […]

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan’s foreign minister that is aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states. Egypt and Sudan have been at odds in recent months on a range of issues from disputed land […]

South Sudanese In Abyei Need Aid

South Sudanese In Abyei Need Aid

 According to the UN Secretary-General’s most recent report on Abyei, the humanitarian situation has remained relatively stable. Nevertheless, the people in the contested area, claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan, are in need of assistance. The presence of armed elements, sporadic inter-communal conflict, and the absence of public institutions and government services continue to […]

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