Activists: Sudan Police Arrest 14 Academics in Protests

Sudan’s security forces arrested more than a dozen academics who joined a protest outside Khartoum University in the Sudanese capital, calling for embattled President Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said Wednesday.

They said police arrested at least 14 academics …

South Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (January 2019)

In January, the number of people displaced by violence and conflict stood at 4.14 million, of which 1.87 million were internally displaced. In Upper Nile, the authorities in Fashoda reported that 12,000 people had returned from Sudan. In addition, an …

$18.3 million needed for health, protection of women affected by crisis in South Sudan

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has launched its global Humanitarian Action Overview 2019 to appeal for $536 million to reach 35 million women, girls and young people in 64 countries, including South Sudan.

Women do not stop giving birth …

$18.3 million needed for health, protection of women affected by crisis in South Sudan

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has launched its global Humanitarian Action Overview 2019 to appeal for $536 million to reach 35 million women, girls and young people in 64 countries, including South Sudan.

Women do not stop giving birth …

Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese ‘Suffering’ Without Food, Water

Officials in South Sudan’s Yei River State say thousands of people who fled their homes during fighting over the past two weeks are without food or clean water.

The Relief and Rehabilitation Commission in Yei River County says that up …

Alleged Torture Case Renews Focus on Russian Military Contractors in Central Africa

When a crowd in Bambari, in the Central African Republic, accused Mahamat Nour Mamadou of belonging to a militia group tied to the country’s previous regime, the consequences were swift and harsh.

Soldiers whisked Mamadou away to a nearby town …

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 6 (4 – 10 February 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

? EVD awareness sessions continued in all target locations (Gimunu Boma, Tokori, Marakonye Boma and Attende Boma). WASH activities continued at Yei SSRRC and Yei airstrip screening points.

? EVD prevention activities were held on proper handwashing with …