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18 Aug 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Farmers in Sudan’s El Gedaref state, which is highly important for the country’s agricultural output, have warned of increasing conflicts between pastoralists and farmers in the state, terming the phenomenon ‘a ticking time bomb’.

Speaking at a symposium organised by the El Shoroug Forum in El Gedaref on Saturday, engineer Mustafa El Sayed called on the authorities to search for appropriate solutions.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Singa Hospital in Sudan’s Sennar received 16 new cases of cholera during the first half of this week. A woman has died before she could be transferred to hospital, and nine others were infected with cholera at El Matateib in North Delta locality in Sudan’s Kassala state.

A medical source told Radio Dabanga that most of the cases in Sennar came from Um Benin village southeast of the city except for two cases from El Dindir and El Souki.

From Saturday to Monday, 26 cases of cholera arrived from Um Benin village.

15 Aug 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

The rate of cholera infections in areas of Northern State has increased over the past days. Four people died in one area, while dozens of people were infected.

The affected areas are Abri and El Mahas, specifically Saadnafenti in El Mahas where a woman died on Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths in this area to four cases in four days.

Dozens of people have been infected with cholera in El Mahas, in Daglo locality, on Sunday and Monday, a source reported. This prompted two basic schools in Saadnafenti to close their doors.

15 Aug 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Six cholera patients died in various regions in Sudan, and 48 people were infected over the weekend.

A medical source told Radio Dabanga that the isolation centre in El Dindir in eastern Sudan’s Sennar recorded one cholera death on Saturday.

The patient came from Rumeila village, east of the town. The centre recorded two new cases from other villages on Sunday.

About 25 residents of Um Benin village, 12 km south-east of Singa, the capital of Sennar, fell ill during the weekend.

13 Aug 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Cholera continues to spread in South Darfur and Northern State. The leadership of the Darfur Displaced and Refugees Association has urged the Sudanese authorities to officially declare a cholera epidemic in the country.

The National Epidemiological Corporation reported in early July that nearly 24,000 Sudanese have been infected and 940 cholera patients have died since the outbreak of the infectious disease in Blue Nile state in August last year.