NAIROBI - Voting is underway this week in Sudan's Darfur region on a controversial referendum over whether to unify Darfur's five states into a single administrative unit. The exclusion of voters displaced by fighting since 2003 has many questioning the …Read more
KHARTOUM, -- Sudan's conflict-hit Darfur region starts voting Monday on whether to unify its five states, a long-standing demand of rebels seeking greater autonomy, but ongoing instability means insurgents are boycotting the referendum.
The three-day vote is expected to maintain …Read more
ADDIS ABABA, -- South Sudan's First Vice-President-designate Riek Machar has announced that he will arrive in the capital, Juba, on April 18, 2016.
Machar announced his arrival through his spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak, on Wednesday.
Earlier on Monday, the Joint …Read more
Mine action an ‘investment in humanity,’ says Ban, calling for a world free of explosive remnants of war
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki moon today called for a world free of the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war, stressing that those hazards prevent aid from reaching those in need, and endanger the lives of the displaced …Read more
President Michel Sleiman addressed a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of his visit to Lebanon. The said letter tackles internal affairs, and Syria issues.
In a press conference held at the headquarters …Read more