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Kenyan major is UN military gender advocate of the year

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A Kenyan peacekeeper back from a tour of duty in Darfur, Sudan is the 2020 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year. Military gender advisor...

At least 48 dead in militia attack on El Geneina, West...

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At least 48 people died and 97 people were injured in a militia attack on the West Darfur city of El Geneina on Saturday,...

Darfur displaced fearful as UN peacekeepers hand over to local forces

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Ahlam Hamid fled from her home in Sudan’s Darfur region 17 years ago when government troops and militiamen, some on horseback, raided her village...

UNAMID closes its doors

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UNAMID, the joint African Union/United Nations mission in Darfur, is done and dusted with all uniformed and civilian personnel other than those needed for...

UNAMID helping to de-escalate Darfur tension

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The joint UN-AU hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) is working with Sudanese and local authorities to de-escalate tensions following violent incidents in two towns,...

Possibilities for peace and stability bolstered in Darfur

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“Important developments” in Sudan, including a pledge to end the country’s conflicts and the establishment of a transitional government, could edge the country closer...

ISS: Is Sudan ready for UNAMID’s exit?

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The UN Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to make a decision on the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)...

SA calls for continued peace efforts in Sudan

South Africa has urged the African Union (AU)/United Nations (UN) Hybrid Mission (UNAMID) to continue to provide technical and logistical assistance to support peace...

UNAMID troop strength to be cut by more than half

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The mandate of the joint UN/AU peacekeeping operation in Sudan's Darfur has been extended until the end of June next year by...

UN plans to reduce peacekeeper deaths

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Last year saw the highest number of peacekeeper fatalities through violent acts in over two decades, with 56 peacekeepers killed. In an effort...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...