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Sudan top general denies military could run in elections

The News International 06 Dec 2021
Sudan’s top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Sunday denied that military and paramilitary members of the transitional administration could run for the country’s July 2023 elections ... Sudan has been run by a joint military-civilian ruling council since August 2019, but civilian members were changed following a coup in October this year.
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Burhan calls on UN to support transitional period in Sudan

Middle East Monitor 03 Dec 2021
Al-Burhan met with the UN Secretary-General's representative and head of the UN mission in Sudan, Volker Perthes, and asked for humanitarian aid, according to a ...
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Civil society organizations and local police in Malakal build capacities at an UNMISS workshop

Reliefweb 02 Dec 2021
MALAKAL - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is consistently working to improve the capacities of local stakeholders in Malakal, Upper Nile state, especially when it comes to ensuring the security and protection of displaced civilians residing at the UN Protection Site that lies adjacent to the mission’s base here.
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Lessons from Sudan for Myanmar's top brass?

Straits Times 01 Dec 2021
On Nov 21, just short of a month after he was evicted from office by the military, Sudan's deposed prime minister Abdalla Hamdok, a highly experienced administrator, appeared on television to ...
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MSF Demands Safety Guarantees After Office in Sudan Assaulted

Urdu Point 29 Nov 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 29th November, 2021) Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has condemned a series of violent raids on its office and staff in Sudan's East Darfur, stressing that safety is instrumental to unhindered humanitarian work. MSF said that its El Daein office ...
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - Nov. 29, 2021

Anadolu Agency 29 Nov 2021
Five Peshmerga soldiers of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) were killed in a suspected Daesh/ISIS attack in northern Iraq, according to a KRG officer. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Sudan suspended flights with a number of African countries due to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus discovered in South Africa ... .
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Channel crossings: who would make such a dangerous journey – and why?

The Observer 28 Nov 2021
About two-thirds of people arriving on small boats between January 2020 and May 2021 were from Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria ... Though the intensity has lessened, the conflict continues, and the Home Office notes persecuted for their ethnicity ... Since the beginning of 2020, Syrians ranked fourth in arrivals by boat – after Iran, Iraq and Sudan.
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Italian costguard rescues hundreds of migrants off Calabria coast

FX Empire 28 Nov 2021
MILAN (Reuters) – The Italian coastguard has rescued about 250 migrants, including a newborn baby, from a boat drifting a few miles off the coast of the Calabria region ... A total of 244 people, of which 41 minors including the baby born on the boat on Saturday, were saved ... Sign Up ... Sudan’s Burhan dismisses senior intelligence officers, sources say ... ....
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2 Sudan officers killed in border clashes with Ethiopian forces

Middle East Monitor 27 Nov 2021
Two officers in the Sudanese army were killed on today in armed clashes with Ethiopian forces on the border between the two countries, Anadolu Agency reports.
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In Lainya, communities unite 16 Days of Activism with the need for health and hygiene

Reliefweb 27 Nov 2021
Women and girls in South Sudan have continued to suffer from abuse and conflict,” says Lilly Manase, a social worker ... For his part, Abugo Simon, an HIV/AIDS Officer with the South Sudan Health Association, says he believes there is a direct correlation between mental, physical and emotional wellbeing and violence ... .
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“South Sudanese women have the potential to be adept peacebuilders” – Edea Sharon, Gender Affairs Officer, UNMISS

Reliefweb 26 Nov 2021
Born in Juba, South Sudan, Edea Sharon grew up in the refugee camps of neighboring Uganda ... She is currently working towards gaining a doctoral degree in conflict studies while working fulltime as a Gender Affairs Officer with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) ... What made you gravitate towards becoming a Gender Affairs Officer? **.
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Mapping of services for migrant protection and assistance at the Ethio-Sudanese border and assess the protection risks

Reliefweb 26 Nov 2021
With the generous contribution of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, IOM Special Liaison Office (SLO) in Ethiopia and IOM Mission in Sudan are implementing a set of cross-border activities under an IOM project titled ‘Reducing ...
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2nd LD-Writethru: At least 43 people killed, 46 villages burned, looted in Sudan's Darfur region: OCHA

China.dot.org 25 Nov 2021
25 (Xinhua) -- At least 43 people were killed and 46 villages were burned and looted in Sudan's West Darfur State, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan (OCHA) said on Thursday.
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Is the Prime Minister Increasing or Reducing Tensions in Sudan?

OWP 25 Nov 2021
Sudan’s instability has expanded for ages and remains one of the unresolved conflict beds in Africa. For many Sudanese, seeking refuge in other countries has become the next best alternative, but for some who are still staying in Sudan, protesting seems to be another option.
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