Darfur -
  • Darfur rebel leaders urged to stop fighting, sign peace deal
    19 october 2011 19:11:38
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - International envoys drawn from the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) joined a worldwide final push for Darfur’s rebel movements to unconditionally end fighting and sign the Doha Peace Accord, negotiated with the Sudanese government. Full text...

  • France condemns attack on UNAMID patrol team in Darfur
    12 october 2011 16:21:16
    Paris, France (PANA) - France has condemned Monday's attack on the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol, where three of its members were killed, the spokesman of the French Foreign Affairs ministry, Bernard Valero, declared Wednesday. Full text...

  • Darfur rebel movements move to end use of child soldier
    05 october 2011 14:43:39
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The leading rebel movement in Darfur has consented to prohibit the recruitment of children by any armed group in the trouble-ridden region, turned to a theatre of conflict since 2003. Full text...

  • Darfur: UNAMID raises awarness on dangers of unexploded mines
    29 september 2011 18:40:27
    New York, US (PANA) - The joint UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said on Thursday that it was using puppets to raise awareness among local school children on the dangers of interacting with unexploded ordnance (UXO).Full text...

  • Pakistani team with UNAMID provides medical assistance in Darfur
    28 september 2011 17:33:09
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - A Pakistani team within the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has conducted one-day free medical service to the public at the Nahada Hospital in Nyala, South Darfur, the mission said in a press statement Wednesday. Full text...

  • Thousands of Darfur IDPs, refugees return home
    28 september 2011 14:45:26
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The relative calm recently witnessed in the region of Darfur has encouraged thousands of internally-displaced persons and refugees to embark on the journey back home, according to a PANA report here. Full text...

  • Sudan: UN/AU Coordination Group gives pass mark to UNAMID
    26 september 2011 15:03:39
    New York, US (PANA) - A tripartite coordination group of the UN and the African Union (AU) said the joint UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) had made progress and that cooperation and coordination with the Sudanese government had improved, as well as security conditions on the ground. Full text...

  • Darfur military panel agrees to push workplan
    08 september 2011 16:26:18
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A Darfurian ceasefire monitoring Commission has agreed to regularly meet in pushing its mandate, according to a PANA report.Full text...

  • Unexploded Ordnance: UN steps up education for Darfurian children
    07 september 2011 16:47:55
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is holding a public awareness campaign this week about the risks posed by unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the wake of the recent deaths of two children who had been playing with ordnance. Full text...

  • UNAMID chief says Darfurians to get dividends of peace
    07 september 2011 14:25:31
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – The United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), says priority should be given to providing dividends of peace for the people of Darfur, with its Joint Special Representative (JSR), Ibrahim Gambari, claiming the mission had succeeded in stabilizing the troubled region. Full text...

  • Peacekeepers provide medical relief to north Darfur communities
    23 august 2011 18:55:27
    Khartoum, Sudan ( PANA) - The peacekeepers in Darfur said they have treated thousands of Darfuri patients ranging from eye and ear infection, cardiovascular illnesses, hypertension, abdominal disorders, dental to skin infections in one-week medical operation launched last week in north Darfur. Full text...

  • UNAMID reassures Sudan of respect of sovereignty
    23 august 2011 17:25:26
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The African Union/United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reassured the government of Sudan that the country's sovereignty would be respected, stressing at the same time the need to allow the mission to carry out its mandate. Full text...

  • Corpse of Rwandan policeman on peace-keeping in Darfur flown home
    30 july 2011 19:45:14
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The corpse of Corporal Gafishi Havugimana, a Rwandan officer who died during the week in the north-west Sudanese region of Darfur, was Saturday flown to Kigali, Radio Rwanda reported from here. Full text...

  • 2 Darfur peacekeepers injured in ambush
    24 july 2011 15:57:47
    New York, US (PANA) - Two peacekeepers with the joint UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have been injured after they were ambushed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in the west of the troubled Sudanese region, a UNAMID statement said on Sunday. Full text...

  • Top UN official calls for increased efforts on Darfur peace pact
    22 july 2011 19:08:34
    New York, US (PANA) - Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the Joint Special Representative and head of the UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Friday in New York, called for stepped-up Full text...

  • UN/AU envoy says Darfur peace pact 'a step forward'
    15 july 2011 19:43:08
    New York, US (PANA) - Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the joint Special Representative of the UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), said on Friday the peace agreement signed on Thursday between the Sudanese government and a rebel faction in Darfur, Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM), was "a significant step forward to resolving the lingering conflict". Full text...

  • AU welcomes Darfur peace deal, urges rebels to join talks
    15 july 2011 17:35:54
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) on Friday welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between the Sudanese government and a rebel faction in Darfur after three years of talks in Doha, Qatar.Full text...

  • UN Security Council tasks Darfurians on Doha peace pact
    24 june 2011 14:45:17
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has called on all parties to the long-running conflict in Sudan's Darfur region to reach an agreement based on the Doha Document for Peace. Full text...

  • UN chief happy with moves towards peace in Darfur
    06 june 2011 14:10:33
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed happiness with the progress made during last peace talks in Doha, Qatar, aimed at resolving the eight-year conflict in Sudan's Darfur region. Full text...

  • UN-backed talks endorse draft on Darfur peace pact
    02 june 2011 17:27:31
    New York, US (PANA) - UN-backed inclusive consultations on the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region has ended in the Qatari capital, Doha, with delegates voicing support for a draft document that will form the basis of a permanent ceasefire and a comprehensive peace agreement.Full text...

  • Darfur: UNAMID introduces new initiative to boost humanitarian access
    03 may 2011 14:35:25
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on Tuesday announced a new initiative to help aid agencies access hard-to-reach communities in parts of the strife-torn Sudanese region. Full text...

  • UNAMID provides water to Darfur villages
    27 april 2011 15:11:37
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Wednesday said the residents of eight villages in Darfur will be among the first in the arid Sudanese region to have easy access to water under an initiative introduced by the mission. Full text...

  • US envoy on Darfur visits Rwanda, Sudan, Qatar
    21 april 2011 15:48:50
    New York, US (PANA) - US Senior Adviser on Darfur, Ambassador Dane Smith, Wednesday began a three-nation visit to support international efforts to end the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region. Full text...

  • Darfur peace process enters crucial stage - UN official says
    21 april 2011 14:41:16
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Atul Khare, said on Thursday that the peace process to resolve the conflict in the Sudan's Darfur region has entered a crucial phase with parties to the dispute considering texts of key elements that would form the basis of a draft comprehensive agreement. Full text...

  • UN-backed disarmament process begins in Darfur
    18 april 2011 19:01:41
    New York, US (PANA) - More than 1,000 former fighters from Sudan’s armed forces and Darfur’s rebel groups will over the next 10 days, lay down their arms and begin a UN-backed process aimed at reintegrating them into civilian life, a UN statement said Monday. Full text...

  • UNAMID secures release of 12 Sudanese aid workers
    13 april 2011 18:57:48
    New York, US (PANA) - UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said Wednesday the mission and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) had helped to secure the release of 12 Sudanese aid workers who were taken hostage by a youth group at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the war-torn Darfur region. Full text...

  • Peacekeeper killed in attack on UNAMID patrol
    05 april 2011 20:43:59
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A Durfur peacekeeper was killed after an attack by a group of armed men while on a patrol mission near Kutum, North Darfur, the joint African Union/UN Mission for Darfur (UNAMID) said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Two peacekeepers wounded in Darfur ambush
    22 march 2011 21:54:42
    El Fasher, Sudan (PANA) - Two peacekeepers are in critical condition after an ambush by unknown gunmen as they returned to camp in West Darfur, the African Union/UN Joint Mission (UNAMID) said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Fresh violence in Darfur claims one, injures 10 others
    18 march 2011 16:13:28
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said one person was killed and 10 others were injured after protesters clashed with police in Darfur Thursday. Full text...

  • ICC commits Sudanese to trial
    08 march 2011 20:10:44
    New York, US (PANA) - The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) has confirmed the charges of war crimes brought by its prosecutor against two Sudanese, Abdallah Banda and Saleh Mohammed Jerbo, and committed them to trial.Full text...

  • Breakthrough as two Darfur movements commit to peace talk
    29 january 2011 19:59:29
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Darfur's main rebel movements, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLA) Saturday issued a joint statement expressing, for the first time, their commitment to the international peace talks process, hosted by the government of Qatar. Full text...

  • Gambari says tensions still persist in Darfur
    27 january 2011 17:23:17
    New York, US (PANA) -The UN/AU Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday said that although recent fighting between Sudan government forces and rebels had subsided, "tension and the possible escalation of violence still persist in Darfur region''.Full text...

  • UNAMID investigates development in Daufur IDP camp
    24 january 2011 17:24:21
    New York, US (PANA) - The joint UN/AU mission in Darfur said Monday it had stepped up presence in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in North Darfur, after Sudanese government forces carried out an "extensive search operation early Sunday without notifying or consulting the mission first."Full text...

  • UNAMID expresses concern over latest Darfur clashes
    25 december 2010 16:50:56
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has expressed concern over the ongoing clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and rebel movements in Darfur region. Full text...

  • UN chief expresses concern over clashes in Dafur
    21 december 2010 20:22:37
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday voiced concern over clashes between Sudan’s government troops and forces of one of the armed groups in the troubled western region of Darfur. Full text...

  • UN calls for 'hitch-free' humanitarian delivery in Darfur
    08 november 2010 18:50:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Ms. Full text...

  • UN report says deadly violence persists in Darfur
    23 october 2010 18:26:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a new report that deadly fighting between communities in Sudan's Darfur region is persisting. Full text...

  • Darfur war crimes hearing delayed
    22 october 2010 18:01:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) said Frida y a confirmation hearing for two Darfur rebel leaders, scheduled for 22 November , has been moved to 8 December following internal changes. Full text...

  • Darfur peacekeepers seized at gunpoint
    14 august 2010 15:35:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Two police advisors with the African Union - United Nat ions Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, Saturday, f orce commanders said. Full text...

  • UN chief tasks Darfurians on peace talks
    10 august 2010 17:34:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called on all parties in strife-torn Darfur to cease hostilities and participate in the ongoing efforts to bring about a peaceful and negotiated settlement to the fighting that has wrecked the western Sudanese region for over seven years. Full text...

  • UN chief tasks warring parties on Darfur conflict
    20 july 2010 08:56:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has again urged all parti es to the conflict in Darfur to ''seriously'' pursue peace, citing ongoing violence, displacement and human r ights violations in the region despite several years of UN-backed attempts to end the hostilities. Full text...

  • Gambari says peace in Darfur gathering momentum
    14 july 2010 18:54:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The search for durable peace in the war-torn Sudan's Darfur region has gained momentum, the head of the UN/AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Prof. Full text...

  • Darfur clashes: UNAMID calls for calm
    25 june 2010 14:46:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The UN/AU peacekeeping mission in Darfur has called on Darfurians to cease hostilities following reports of tribal clashes in the west of Darfur, which led to a number of deaths and injuries. Full text...

  • Al-Bashir agrees to negotiations on pre-referendum deal
    09 june 2010 16:23:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has agreed to negotiate with the Southern Sudan on a pre-referendum that could herald the split of the semi-autonomous Southern Sudan from mainland Sudan, state media reports said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Darfur humanitarian situation 'serious'
    30 may 2010 08:14:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, John Holmes, on Saturday expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur region, describing it as â?seriousâ?. Full text...

  • UNAMID reports stable situation in South Darfur
    04 may 2010 10:22:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Most of the people displaced by inter-factional fighting which broke out in March in South Darfur have returned to their places of origin after the security situation stabilized, the United Nations–African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) confirmed Tuesday. Full text...

  • UNAMID reports â~unpredictableâ? situation in Darfur
    05 march 2010 10:21:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- The security situation in Darfur remains relati vely calm but unpredictable, the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) sai d in a media briefing Friday following unconfirmed reports of clashes in the Jabe l Marra area of west Darfur. Full text...

  • UN envoys to meet in Kigali to plan Darfur peace restoration
    25 february 2010 15:10:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- United Nations Special Envoys to Sudan will meet in Kigali, Rwanda, this weekend (26-28 February) to plan for the future of peace in Darfur, after the latest fighting there uprooted over 1,500 people in Darfurâ ?s Jabel Marra region, officials said Thursday. Full text...

  • Fresh fighting breaks out in Darfur
    16 february 2010 12:32:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- A fresh military uprising has broken out in South ern Darfur region of Jabel Marra, weeks after rebel movements from the region co n verged in Doha, Qatar, for talks on ways of ending years of fighting in the regi o n. Full text...

  • UNAMID chief heads to Doha for Darfur peace talks
    09 february 2010 16:07:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN/AU Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Prof. Full text...

Special File - Darfur

images images [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] images images


xhtml CSS