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3,000 Child Molestation Cases in Khartoum State - Prosecutor -

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Public Prosecutor's Office, Mahmoud Mahdi, has reported that this year there have been 3,000 cases of child molestation in Khartoum state alone. (AllAfrica)

Two Journalists in Khartoum Sentenced to Prison, Detained

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Press and Publications Court sentenced a journalist to one month of imprisonment and to paying a fine of SDG40,000 ($1,421*). A political party in Kassala has filed a complaint against a critical journalist. (AllAfrica)

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Discuss Arrangements for Establishing Tripartite Fund

[Egypt Online] Friday 06 July 2018 - 09:34 AM (AllAfrica)

Tribal Leaders in Sudan's Disputed Abyei Agree On Migration Corridors

[Radio Dabanga] Abyei -At a conference brokered by the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) that ended today, leaders of the disputed border area's Misseriya and Dinka communities agreed to seek ways for peaceful coexistence. (AllAfrica)

Waleed, Sudan's International Football Referee in the World Cup

[SudaNow] Sudanese international football referee Waleed Mohamed Ahmad is refereeing in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup Finals which will continue up to 15 July. (AllAfrica)

Egypt, Sudan Agree On Activating Bilateral Work Mechanisms

[Egypt Online] Friday 06 July 2018 - 09:28 AM (AllAfrica)

400 Protest Closer UK Ties With Sudan Regime

[Radio Dabanga] London -400 people took to the streets in London on Saturday afternoon to protest increasingly friendly ties between the governments of the UK and Sudan. (AllAfrica)

After 12 Years in Darfur, Chadian Refugees Finally Return Home

[RFI] While 220,000 Darfuri refugees in Chad mull over whether they feel safe going home, a smaller, little-known group has made the exact opposite exodus from Darfur back to Chad. Some 9,000 Chadian refugees, many who had been living in Makjar and Um Shalaya camps in Darfur, Sudan, were resettled across the border in their native Chad, helped by the UN High Commission for Refugees. One family, who has been back in Chad just one month, spoke about fleeing from, and returning to, Chad. (AllAfrica)

Security Blocks Farmers' Alliance Conference

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The Sudanese security service prevented a press conference staged by El Gezira and El Managil alliance of farmers in Omdurman. The farmers wanted to announce plans to take their case to court. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Embassy Issues Travel Warning

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The US Embassy in Khartoum has issued an alert to its citizens concerning an increased risk of terrorist and criminal attacks in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, Blue Nile state, and South Kordofan. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Activist Deported From Saudi Arabia Detained in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A Sudanese activist who was deported from Saudi Arabia has been detained in Khartoum since May 27. In Khartoum, the security service released people who had protested the water and power outages in Port Sudan. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur - Farmer Shot, Children Drown

[Radio Dabanga] Tabit -A farmer was wounded in a shooting near Tabit, North Darfur, on Sunday. The same day, two children drowned in the area. (AllAfrica)

UN's Planned Cuts to Darfur Mission Risk Rights Protection

[HRW] The United Nations Security Council should ensure that its peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region continues to conduct human rights monitoring and public reporting in all of Darfur. The mandate of the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is due for renewal by the end of June 2018. (AllAfrica)

Sudan, EU - Further Cooperation to Combat Illegal Migration

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Khartoum and the European Union EU have launched a joint initiative to combat human trafficking and illegal migration in Sudan, a main source and transit country for many refugees attempting to travel to Europe. (AllAfrica)

Sudan's NISS Detain Son of Agricultural Activist

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -Agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) have detained the son of a senior leader of El Gezira and El Managil Agricultural Scheme in Khartoum for one day. (AllAfrica)

Umma Party Leader Barred From Entering Egypt

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Berlin -The authorities at Cairo National Airport denied El Sadig El Mahdi, president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and chairman of the Sudan Call forces, access to Egypt on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Qatar to Invest in Sudan Agriculture

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Qatar will invest $500 million in Sudan's agricultural and food sectors over the next three years. (AllAfrica)

West Kordofan Security Agents Detain Number of Villagers

[Radio Dabanga] Um Marahik -Officers of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in West Kordofan launched a large-scale arrest campaign last week. (AllAfrica)

'Further Downsizing of UNAMID Grave Mistake' - Darfur Rebel Groups

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Security Council should seriously reconsider its plans to further downsize the UN-AU peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (Unamid), say three Darfuri armed movements. (AllAfrica)

The Amusing World of Sudanese Dwarfs

[SudaNow] In the Sudan a male dwarf is known by the word 'bea'iw', a reference to the shell inside the fruit of the indigenous doam tree. A female dwarf is called 'bea'iwa and bea'iwat for the plural from both sexes. (AllAfrica)

Enter the Oil Factor

[SudaNow] Many have lost count on the number of peace deals signed between South Sudan warring factions. And the question usually asked after yet another concluded peace agreement is how long it will last. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Support for Millions of Food Insecure People

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A new food donation to Sudan by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide food assistance to 1.5 million of Sudan's most vulnerable people for the next six months. (AllAfrica)

At Least Six Million Food Insecure Sudanese in May-July

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During Sudan's lean season, from May to July, the number of Sudanese requiring food assistance is expected to rise to six million. In particularly displaced people in North Darfur, parts of South Darfur and South Kordofan need aid, as staple food prices increase at the beginning of the season. The USA again donated huge quantities of sorghum, to be distributed to displaced and refugees in the country. The El Neem camp for the displaced in East Darfur has improved access to drinking water. In early June, so (AllAfrica)

Power and Water Cuts, Soaring Prices in Various Parts of Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha / El Mahas / Mellit -People in Abu Jubeiha in South Kordofan are complaining about a significant increase in the price of bread last week. In northern Sudan, the provision of electricity will be suspended in a number of villages in El Mahas. The town of Mellit in North Darfur is suffering from water shortages for more than a month. (AllAfrica)

Darfur - Voluntary Repatriation From Chad Continues

[Radio Dabanga] El Tina -As part of a voluntary repatriation programme, about 180 Darfuri refugees who lived for years in neighbouring Chad officially returned to their places of origin in early June. (AllAfrica)

Protests Against Water Outages in Sudan's Red Sea State

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Gebeit -People in Port Sudan and Gebeit in Red Sea state took to the street on Friday in protest of drinking water shortages. (AllAfrica)

Emerging Nile Islands and Disappearing Traits of Fishermen's Life... Is This a Phenomenon or a Radical Change?

[SudaNow] "Everything has changed these days, even the Nile is no longer as generous as it has always been, our catch is diminishing and its banks are drying," Hamza Ahmed Abdul Gadir, a fisherman (63) said in a sad, low voice. He would not rule out that the White Nile would dry up, considering the great change he is witnessing. (AllAfrica)

Darfuri Sheikh Younis Faces Trial for 'Espionage' Next Week

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri -Sheikh Matar Younis and Adam Abdelshafi Haroun will face trial in the Khartoum North Court on Thursday July 5. The activist sheikh has been charged with espionage, among others. (AllAfrica)

'Downsizing UNAMID Not an Option Amid Ongoing Attacks in Darfur' - Amnesty

[Radio Dabanga] Nairobi -Satellite images show the destruction of villages during the armed conflict and attacks in Jebel Marra between March and May 2018. The photos are released ahead of a critical vote at the UN Security Council that will consider the downsizing of the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur (Unamid). (AllAfrica)

International Efforts to Solve Sudan Peace Talks Impasse

[Radio Dabanga] Berlin -Germany has proposed a solution for the dilemmas facing the AU road map for the Sudanese peace talks, leaders of the Sudan Call said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Central Darfur Camp Leader Murdered

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -A leader of one of the camps for displaced people in Nierteti, Central Darfur, was shot dead by gunmen in his house on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)