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UN Security Council agrees to reduce peacekeeping force in Darfur

June 30, 2017 11:30 am
UN Security Council agrees to reduce peacekeeping force in Darfur

Peacekeeper troops from Ethiopia and deployed in the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) patrol outside Abyei town, in Abyei state, on December 14, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The UN Security Council on Thursday agreed to a major drawdown of peacekeepers in Sudan’s troubled region of Darfur after US […]

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UN bans Gambian army chief, General Ousman Badjie from visiting Sudan’s Darfur region

December 16, 2016 10:30 pm
UN bans Gambian army chief, General Ousman Badjie from visiting Sudan’s Darfur region

General Ousman Badjie, the Gambia’s army chief The United Nations has banned the Gambia’s army chief, General Ousman Badjie, from visiting Gambian troops serving as peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region. “The UN has decided to cancel General Badjie’s visit to Gambian peacekeepers in Sudan,” a diplomatic source told media on […]

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3 UN workers abducted in Darfur: Sudan official

November 28, 2016 7:50 pm
3 UN workers abducted in Darfur: Sudan official

The convoy of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, unseen, pass by a Sudanese man riding a camel after visiting the Um Shalaya refugee camp south of the Darfur town of Geneina, Sudan, Wednesday, April 25, 2007. (Photo by AP) Armed men have abducted three members of the […]

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