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30 Apr 1997 description


OLS is a consortium of UN and non-government agencies working with the people of southern Sudan, whose survival, protection and development is jeopardized by the complex emergency and chronic underdevelopment. In striving to meet the needs of the southern Sudanese, OLS: saves lives, promotes self-reliance, protects people's safety and dignity and enables them to invest in their future. - OLS Southern Sector mission statement, January 1997
PO Box 44145, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-2) 622410, Fax: (254-2) 215296, Email: unicef.ols@unicef.unon.org

OLS Programmes Update

30 Apr 1997 description

KHARTOUM, Sudan (PANA) - The United States embassy here has commended the peace agreement the Sudanese government signed last week with some of the southern rebel groups but urged Khartoum to seek a peaceful settlement with other factions.

29 Apr 1997 description

TWO KILLED IN LOKICHOKIO RAFTING ACCIDENT...

28 Apr 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments concerning relief operations in southern Sudan.

26 Apr 1997 description

Musengwa Kayaya PANA Staff Correspondent

25 Apr 1997 description

Sudan's long rains began in mid-March in Western and Eastern Equatoria. In Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile, and Jonglei, where the rains arrived early, some farmers have already planted, while others -- remembering last year's poor crop resulting from rains that also began early but then petered out -- are waiting.
Pasture quality in Western Equatoria and parts of Eastern Equatoria has improved with the rains. Herders from southeastern

25 Apr 1997 description

NEW YORK, 25 April 1997 - (Department of Humanitarian Affairs) - - Secretary-General Kofi Annan has decided to appoint Robert van Schaik, former Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations, as his Special Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs for the Sudan. Ambassador van Schaik succeeds Ambassador Vieri Traxler, who resigned last September on account of ill health.

24 Apr 1997 description

Travel Advice Unit, Consular Division
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE

Tel: 0171 238 4503/4504

23 Apr 1997 description
report Gemini News Service

As the United Nations considers imposing sanctions on Sudan over its alleged export of Islamic terror, Gemini News Service reports on an appeal from a minority group in the country who say they are being destroyed in a "holy war".

By PETER MOSZYNSKI

23 Apr 1997 description
report Inter Press Service

By Moyiga Nduru
LONDON, Apr 23 (IPS)
- Exiled Sudanese opposition leader Mohamed Osman al Mirghani has warned that the peace agreement signed this week between the Islamic fundamentalist government and six rebel groups could ultimately break up Africa's largest country.

He said a clique of avowed separatists, made up of elements from the majority Arab Muslim north and Christian African south, have conspired to split up the Sudan into two separate nations.

22 Apr 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments concerning relief operations in southern Sudan

22 Apr 1997 description

Yahya el Hassan PANA Correspondent

21 Apr 1997 description

Mildred Mulenga PANA Staff Correspondent

20 Apr 1997 description

KHARTOUM, Sudan (PANA) - Two Ugandan soldiers, taken captive by the Sudanese army, appeared on state television Saturday night, saying they participated in last week's attack against Sudanese positions south of Juba.

16 Apr 1997 description
report Government of Sudan

Peace File Number 9
A Document Published
by the Sudanese Ministry of External Relations,
Khartoum, 16th April 1997

An occasional paper published by
The Sudan Foundation
(Director: Sean Gabb)
212 Piccadilly
London WC1V 9LD
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0171 917 1854
Fax: 0171 439 0262
E-mail: main@sufo.demon.co.uk
Web Page: http://www.sufo.demon.co.uk

ISBN: 1 86234 030 7

15 Apr 1997 description
report Africanews

by Renato Kizito Sesana (1,200 words)

Against the wishes of the majority, the Sudanese civil strife continues unabated, claiming many lives and causing suffering of Biblical proportions to thousands of others. But the inhabitants of the Nuba Mountains are perhaps the worst affected by the protracted war as our writer discovered on a recent visit to the region.

The scene was the Nuba Mountains, in the heart of Sudan.

15 Apr 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments concerning relief operations in southern Sudan