Former long-standing rival communities in Lakes region sign historic peace deal

The two nomadic communities of Rup and Pakam in the Western Lakes region have negotiated and pledged to end decades of intercommunal violence of cattle raids and deadly revenge attacks. Returning stolen cows and increasing intercommunal interaction, not least by …

Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Sudan’s government is stepping up violent efforts to quell widespread protests in the country, according to a demonstrator interviewed on a VOA program.

Khartoum protester Nour El Din told VOA’s South Sudan in Focus on Monday that police “are hunting …

Sudan protesters call for march on presidential palace

A Sudanese group organising anti-government protests has called for a march on the presidential palace as President Omar Al Bashir sacked the health minister Saturday over rising costs of medicines.

Deadly anti-government rallies have rocked cities including Khartoum since December …

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Amman, Cairo, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Muscat, and Kuwait City

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Amman, Jordan; Cairo, Egypt; Manama, Bahrain; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Muscat, Oman; and Kuwait City, Kuwait January 8-15.

The Secretary will begin his trip in …

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Al-Bashir

Sudan’s largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising wage hikes and appealing to patriotism. …

QRCS treats 455 patients in Sudan [EN/AR]

Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded its medical convoy to the White Nile State, Sudan, with 55 surgeries and 400 medical examinations for the local community and the refugees from South Sudan.

Over seven days, the medical team …

UN Chief Calls for International Cooperation to Overcome Dangers to Humanity

In his New Year’s message, U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres urges international cooperation to resolve the many dangers and divisions facing humanity.

As Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres carries the burdens of the world upon his shoulders. At the …