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Military Gender Advocate of the Year Highlights ‘Crucial Gender Dimensions’ in Darfur

Military Gender Advocate of the Year Highlights ‘Crucial Gender Dimensions’ in Darfur

The UN chief on Monday, commended an award-winning Kenyan peacekeeper for her gender-mainstreaming work while serving in the restive Darfur region of Sudan. Secretary-General António Guterres lauded 32-year-old Military Gender Advisor Steplyne Nyaboga who served in the recently completed UN-African Hybrid Union Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), for the excellence of her work, for which she […]

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 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 […]

Darfur Votes to Keep Five-State System

Darfur Votes to Keep Five-State System

Nearly 98 percent of voters in Sudan’s western Darfur region have voted against reuniting the five separate states in the war-torn region, according to the electoral commission overseeing the referendum. Darfur referendum commission chief Omar Ali Jamaa said Saturday 3.2 million of Darfur’s 3.5 million registered voters cast ballots in the election, which was monitored […]