March 27, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and a number of Darfur rebel commanders led by Mohamedain Ismail Bashar, a former operation commander of the Sudan Liberation Movement -Minni Minnawi, signed a peace agreement in the Chadian capital Ndjamena on Friday.
Bashar’s group is composed of several dissident rebel commanders who on 7 October 2014 accused their leader of nepotism, corruption and illegal detention of some leading members. Two weeks later, Minnawi sacked four commander and accused them of treason and communication with the enemy.
March 25, 15 (BOR) – The only hospital in Jonglei state’s Twic East county was destroyed on Tuesday after a fire broke out.
The local population remained helpless as the fire consumed the building, with blackened walls now the only thing left standing among the charred debris.
“There was [a] fire outbreak inside the hospital. The fire appeared from the room where the staff were trying to refuel [an] EPI (extended program immunisation) fridge that used the paraffin,” Twic East county commissioner Dau Akoi told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.
March 25, 2015 (NYALA) - The number of the victims of last Sunday’s clashes between the Falata and Salamat tribes in South Darfur has risen to 100 dead and wounded in conjunction with widespread deadly tribal clashes in several areas of the restive region.
Twenty one people from Falata were killed and 45 others injured while 16 Salamat tribesmen were killed and 25 others wounded in the clashes which broke out as a result of mutual accusations of cows theft.
March 22, 2015 (KAMPALA) – The rebel humanitarian arm of the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SSRRA) said it plans to issue operation certificates this week to all agencies or NGOs working in rebel-controlled control areas.
In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Sunday, SSRRA executive director Gatwech Peter Kulang said the exercise will target both national and international organisations. The certificates will be valid for six months.
March 20, 2015 (MELLIT) - Some thirty people were killed and injured in clashes between Berti and Al-Zayadia tribes on Friday in North Darfur state .
JPEG - 16.1 kbSudanese tribal leaders attend the Darfur talks at the venue of the Darfur peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria,Tuesday, May 2, 2006 (File photo/AP) According to Sudan Tribune correspondent, 5 people were killed and a similar number wounded in clashes between Zayadia armed men and unknown militias near Mellit on Friday afternoon.