November 22, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) on Sunday called on the international community and rights activists to support its demand for unfettered humanitarian access to civilians in the war-affected areas.
November 18, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The government of Switzerland has contributed additional $3 million to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan.
In a press release extended to Sudan Tribune Wednesday, the Swiss ambassador in Khartoum, Martin Strub, said his country allocated $2 million for the use of UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and $1 million for the use of World Food Programme (WFP).
November 18, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government chief negotiator said ready to sign a humanitarian agreement with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N); ahead of a new round of talks that begins on Thursday
Presidential assistant, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid and his delegation arrived Wednesday to the venue of the negotiations in Addis Ababa, as the SPLM-N and Darfur groups negotiating teams are already there. Also, the head of Darfur peace office, Amin Hassan Omer is in the Ethiopian capital since Tuesday.
November 13, 2015 (WAU) - The health minister in Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Isaac Clerto has announced the commencement of mass polio immunisation campaign.
The door-to-door campaign will target 13,500 children below five.
“We as government of South Sudan have recognised that since 2009, Polio case has been reported but the coverage is still a challenge [and] that is why we are continuing with the campaign and this the third,” said Clerto.
The campaign started on 14 November and will go till 17.
November 16, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - More than 381 people have been infected and 118 others have died over the past four months after coming down with dengue fever in the western Sudan region of Darfur, a heath official said on Monday.
The Sudanese state health minister Sumia Idriss said that the outbreak of dengue fever, killed 118 people in the five states of Darfur since last August. However she expected a decrease on cases suspected of the disease saying the region may be declared free of the fever within three weeks.