Sudan Protesters Call for ‘Million March’ for Civilian Rule

Three members of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council have resigned, but their resignations are yet to be accepted, the TMC said late Wednesday.

Lieutenant-General Omar Zain al-Abideen who heads the TMC’s political committee was one of the resigning members, the …

Dilemmas of peacekeeping: what we learnt from talking to people in South Sudan

Authors

Adam Day

Head of Programmes, United Nations University

Charles T. Hunt

Senior Lecturer in Global Studies / ARC DECRA Fellow, RMIT University

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Adam Day works for the Centre for Policy Research at United Nations University, a UN …

WFP South Sudan Country Brief, March 2019

In Numbers

14,511 mt of food and nutrition assistance distributed

US$ 2.65 m cash-based transfers done*

US$ 246.4 m six months (April- September 2019) net funding requirements

1.71 m people assisted in December 2018

Operational Updates

South Sudan continues to …

Boat Carrying Humanitarian Aid in South Sudan Sinks

A boat overloaded with tons of humanitarian aid headed for South Sudan’s Fangak state capsized and sank Sunday, an official with a boat trade union told VOA’s South Sudan in Focus.

The boat, carrying aid from the U.N. World Food …

Exclusive – Gold Worth Billions Smuggled Out of Africa

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East – a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond – a Reuters analysis has …

South Sudan Measles Outbreak Raises Questions About Vaccines

Despondent, Akon Mathiong points to two small mounds of dirt where she buried her grandsons, 4 and 5 years old, last month. They died after contracting measles in one of the worst-hit areas of South Sudan’s latest outbreak.

Every time …

Sudanese Military Invites Protesters to Talks Amid Tensions

Sudan’s ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organizers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend.

The council says it is willing to discuss proposals from the …