Sudan Travel Warning - MilTech

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens not to travel to Sudan. U.S. citizens should avoid all travel to the Darfur region, Blue Nile, and Southern Kordofan states and consider carefully before planning travel to other areas of Sudan due to ...

As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among children in Somalia - UNICEF Australia

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI/GENEVA/NEW YORK/SYDNEY, 31 March 2017 – As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and cholera or acute ...

Man-made disaster: South Sudan's people are starving, and fighters are blocking aid - Albuquerque Journal

Ganyiel has become a destination for hundreds of people fleeing violence and famine in the counties of Mayendit and Leer, which are under the control of opposition troops. There are now four hunger crises across the Middle East and Africa in what is ...

Sudan rescue - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, March 31: Two Indian workers abducted earlier this month in South Sudan were rescued yesterday, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said today. The men, 25-year-old Midhun Ganesh and 40-year-old A. Edward, were abducted on March 8 by a ...

SPLM-IO rebels say aid workers were killed by government - Sudan Tribune

March 31, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rebels have accused the government of killing the six aid workers in an ambush last Saturday, saying it is a designed policy to obstruct humanitarian assistance to locations inhabited by non-Dinka population. Col.

South Sudanese forces blamed for torching thousands of homes - The Seattle Times

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT. FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, a man collecting bodies to bury in a mass grave approaches a burned hut containing charred corpses, on the outskirts of Yei, in southern... (AP Photo/Justin Lynch, File) More.

Rebels Vow to Stop South Sudan Oil Production - Voice of America

The main rebel group in South Sudan is threatening to disrupt oil production in the country, a day after it released three foreign oil workers it kidnapped earlier in the month. An official of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM ...

Abducted Indians freed in South Sudan - The Hindu

Joy of freedom: (From left) Indian nationals Midhun Ganesh, Edward Ambrose and Pakistani Ayaz Hussein Jamali at the Khartoum airport in Sudan on Friday. Special Correspondent. NEW DELHI April 01, 2017 00:38 IST. Updated: April 01, 2017 00:38 IST.

Sudan rejects new US travel warning for Americans - News24

Khartoum - Sudan on Friday rejected a new US travel advisory warning Americans against visiting the country, particularly three conflict zones, due to risks of "terrorism and violent crimes". The latest advisory was issued by the State Department on ...

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid - Hamilton Spectator

Mothers tend to their children at a cholera treatment centre in Baidoa, Somalia, in March. A drought widely believed to be exacerbated by climate change is sweeping across Africa, causing a lack of clean water and triggering a cholera outbreak.

South Sudanese rebels say freeing seized foreign oil workers - ClickLancashire

South Sudan on Friday demanded that rebels free the remaining local oil workers who were arrested alongside the three foreign workers released on Thursday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. The Pakistani national worked for DAR, a consortium including ...

South Sudan Rebels Release Two Abducted Indian Oil Workers - ClickLancashire

Two Indian engineers abducted in South Sudan by rebels earlier this month have been released, following intervention by the Indian government. According to Foreign Office statement, on receipt of information about kidnapping of Ayaz Jamali, the ...

The Terrible Crush of Refugees from South Sudan - The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) declared that at least 60,000 South Sudanese entered Sudan since January, far exceeding earlier projections and creating the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. Sudan currently hosts more ...

Surviving The Sexual Violence Crisis In South Sudan - Huffington Post

UNHCR has documented 570 cases of sexual or gender-based violence among the South Sudanese refugees living in the Bidibidi camp, in north Uganda. Lack of resources means many don't get the counselling they need to cope with the aftermath of their ...

There Is No Such Thing As A "Resource Curse" - ValueWalk

The world's newest country, South Sudan, is suffering one of the worst famines in history, with nearly a million South Sudanese on the verge of starvation, after having suffered through two years of civil war. South Sudan falls within the bottom ...

Khartoum denounces US warning of no travel to Sudan - Xinhua

KHARTOUM, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Sudan government on Friday denounced a warning by the United States for its citizens not to travel to Sudan for security risks, saying the warning was not based on objective justifications. "We express rejection of this ...

Six aid workers from FCA's partner organisation killed in an ambush in South Sudan - ReliefWeb

A vehicle belonging to a national non-governmental organisation fell into a deadly ambush on its way to Pibor in South Sudan on Saturday 25th of March. The incident is a grave attack against aid workers causing calls for investigation. Six staff ...

South Sudanese forces 'torched thousands of homes' - Belfast Telegraph

Monitors of South Sudan's troubled peace agreement say government troops burned thousands of civilians' homes last year amid the country's three-year civil war. Friday's report levels some of the strongest allegations yet against security forces in the ...

Faces Of Sudan, A Malaysian Photographer's Inaugural Exhibition At The Malaysian Embassy In Sudan - malaysiandigest.com

KHARTOUM: The Embassy of Malaysia in Sudan launched the largest photography exhibition by a single photographer in Sudan, titled 'Faces Of Sudan. The people, landmarks and unique heritage that represent the many 'Faces of Sudan' as seen through ...

Pakistani engineer kidnapped in Sudan released - Daily Pakistan

KHARTOUM – A Pakistani petroleum engineer who was kidnapped by rebels in Sudan a few days ago, has been safely rescued, a Foreign office official confirmed on Friday. “Ayaz Jamali was taken to Addis Ababa after recovery and later flown to Khartoum”, ...