September 22, 2017 (NYALA) - At least three Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed and dozens of others injured Friday in clashes between security forces and IDPs who protested in Kalma camp in South Darfur against a visit by President Omar al-Bashir to the camp.
Al-Bashir is touring Darfur region ahead of a U.S. decision next month on whether or not to permanently lift two-decade-old economic sanctions on Sudan.
September 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Rapid Support Forces (SRF) Friday said it has captured 41 illegal migrants and killed 17 human traffickers on the Sudanese-Libyan borders.
SRF filed commander Hassan Mohamed Abdalla told the official news agency SUNA that their fighters clashed with the armed human trafficking gangs on the border triangle between Sudan, Libya and Egypt.
He said that 41 illegal migrants have been arrested after the clashes including 10 from the Comoros, 8 from Somalia, 3 from Bangladesh, 11 from Syria and 16 from Ethiopia.
September 20, 2017 (NYALA) - Protests by the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kalma camp outside Nyala have forced the South Darfur government to move a rally organised to receive President al-Bashir to a site at two kilometres from the crowded camp.
A security official told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday that a local security committee had held a number of meetings, which ended with a decision to shift the rally of the President who is scheduled to visit Kalma camp on Friday.
September 20, 2017 (PRETORIA) - South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar expressed his frustration with the peace process led by the eastern African regional block saying they are no longer qualified to play this role and called for a new process aiming to end the war.
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on 14 September seen by Sudan Tribune, the exiled former first vice president was referring to the criticism against the IGAD countries which are accused of using the crisis to achieve national interests in the young nation of South Sudan.
September 16, 2017 (JUBA) - The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body overseeing the implementation of South Sudan’s 2015 peace accord has reiterated its call for a unified regional, continental and global approach towards the full implementation of the deal signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.