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  • Nomadic pastoralists guide their cattle to water
    A chance for peace in hungry Darfur
    Here is a story of hope amid the conflict in Darfur, Sudan. Civilians had fled to Korma in North Darfur to escape attacks by an armed group. They took refuge near a United Nations peacekeeping base.This displaced group included farmers who started...
  • Ending child malnutrition is the only way Sudan will have a future
    Saving the children in Darfur, Sudan
    Darfur and Sudan will not escape the legacy of war and poverty with its children suffering from hunger. The statistics on malnutrition in the country are staggering.UNICEF reports that in Sudan "over 2 million children are wasted (too thin)...
  • UN base home to displaced persons in Darfur
    Sudan a forgotten hunger crisis
    The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning of increasing hunger in Sudan, including Darfur. The FAO says 3.3. million people in Sudan are suffering from hunger now, but the number will increase to 4 million this year. One out of...
  • U.S. donation to help Darfur, Sudan
    WFP receives donation to fight hunger in Sudan
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday a major donation was received from the United States. The food will assist around 4 million people in Sudan, including 1.4 million displaced persons in Darfur.WFP Sudan country director Adnan Khan,...
  • Aedes aegypti mosquito
    Darfur yellow fever death toll continues to rise
    In a follow-up to a story last week, the number of yellow fever fatalities continues to rise in nine localities in Central, South and West Darfur, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Report Nov. 2.The WHO states, as of 1...
  • George Clooney's Tesla to be auctioned for charity
    George Clooney's Tesla to be auctioned for charity
    Not many celebrities have given as much time and effort into charity and awareness as George Clooney has. His philanthropic efforts over the years have been nothing short of incredible. While Clooney sits on the board of trustees for the United...
  • UN troops in Darfur
    United Nations Peacekeepers shot in Darfur
    Two United Nations Peacekeepers were shot Friday in western Sudan, the United Nations announced on Saturday.The two were traveling by bus in the region of Darfur when unknown assailants opened fire, according to the UN. They were transported to a...
  • Sorrow in Darfur
    UN peacekeeper killed in Darfur
    A United Nations peacekeeper was killed Saturday in an ambush, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur on its website.Three others were injured.The assailants in the attack are reportedly unknown to authorities."Joint Special...
  • Darfurnica
    Anonymous targets Louis Vuitton: Operation SkankBag
    The notorious Internet activist collective known as Anonymous is now targeting designer Loius Vuitton. Anonymous is angry that Vuitton is suing Danish artist and activist for Darfur Nadia Plesner. In response to the suit, Anonymous has launched...
  • UNAMID Honour Guards Protect Borehole
    Darfur: Insecurity limits ability of humanitarian agencies to provide assistance
    Some 30 foreign humanitarian workers have been abducted in Darfur since March 2009 and four of them remain in captivity. Increasing incidents of kidnapping of aid workers and general insecurity have limited the capacity of humanitarian agencies to...
  • Security Council Meets on Darfur Issues
    Darfur: UN extends mandate of panel of experts monitoring sanctions
    United Nations Security Council on14 October 2010 extended the mandate of the Panel of experts monitoring sanctions imposed over the strife-torn Sudanese region of Darfur for another year, with China abstaining on the vote over concerns about the...
  • Council Delegation Leaders’ Brief on Weeklong Mission to Africa
    Security Council underscores need for timely, credible Sudanese referenda
    The two referenda on self-determination slated for January in Sudan must be held on time, in a credible manner and in line with the 2005 peace pact that ended the long-running north-south civil war, members of the Security Council, who are just...
  • George Clooney Pleads for Diplomatic Action in Darfur
    George Clooney Pleads for Diplomatic Action in Darfur
    Actor George Clooney has proven many times what a great heart he has.With Sudan heading towards a civil war, the actor is asking for aggressive diplomacy in hopes of avoiding another genocide in the Darfur region, PEOPLE.com is reporting.The actor...
  • Security Council Discusses Situation in Sudan
    Darfur: UN-African Union mediation committee presents draft peace accord
    A committee involving the United Nations has produced a preliminary draft peace document aimed at ending the bloody conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region, in which some 300,000 have been killed and 2.7 million others driven from their homes in...
  • Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, first sitting head of state charged as war criminal by ICC
    U.S. support for Sudan president charged with Darfur genocide is complicated (photos)
    At surface glance it’s a classic case of Western neocolonialism - propping up a malevolent praetorian of a failed state while disregarding injustices suffered in order to protect America’s sacrosanct “national interest”. ...