El Burhan urges intl community to support political consensus in Sudan

Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Commander-in-Chief of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and leader of the October 2021 coup d’état, Abdelfattah El Burhan called on the international community and Britain to urge the various political groups and parties in the country to achieve a political settlement and cooperate with all parties alike.   During his meeting with the British Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan, Robert Fairweather, in the…

Sudanese health authorities say objection to autopsy unidentified bodies may cause plague outbreak

Sudanese health officials Monday expressed the urged need to autopsy over three thousand unidentified bodies piled up at Khartoum mortuaries, stressing the current situation may trigger a pandemic of plague disease.   The growing opposition to the burial of the unidentified bodies of protesters killed by the security after the collapse of the former triggered its postponement by the Public Prosecution on Sunday.   However, the move angered the forensic…

Sudan offers to mediate in Tigray conflict

Sudan expressed readiness to contribute to ongoing efforts to end the armed conflict in northern Ethiopia between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)   The war in the border region of Tigray between the federal army and the TPLF resumed last August after a five-month of humanitarian truce amid growing international pressure to strike a political deal.   The warring parties had failed to agree on…

Burhan urges international community to press for inclusive agreement in Sudan

Sudanese military leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on the international community to press political forces to reach an inclusive agreement paving the way for the restoration of a civilian government.   On July 4, 2022, al-Burhan announced the army withdrawal from the negotiations on the new transitional government saying the dialogue should be between civilians. He added they would hand over power to the would-be agreed authority and establish a…

UNISFA condemns renewed attacks in Abyei region

The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) said it is “deeply” disturbed by the renewed clashes between the Twic and Ngok Dinka communities taking place in Agok, an area 28 kilometres from Abyei town.   Reports said clashes between the two groups on September 23, 2022 has resulted in to an influx of over 223 people seeking protection in Agok area.   Although access still remains a challenge,…

Darfuri refugees in Chad face severe drinking water crisis

Darfuri refugees in Touloum and Kounongou refugee camps in eastern Chad have been suffering from a severe drinking water crisis for months.   Activist Adam Yousef, youth representative in Touloum camp, hosting tens of thousands of refugees from Darfur, told Radio Dabanga that the owners of the piece of land on which the only nearby water well is located stopped to pump water to the camp two and a half…