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Simon Apiku

Simon Apiku

    UN: Violence is increasing in Darfur camps
    UN: Violence is increasing in Darfur camps
    Violence is increasing in camps for displaced people in Darfur, where nearly a quarter million people have been displaced so far this year, a...
    Floods kill dozens in Sudan
    Floods kill dozens in Sudan
    Flash floods and rains in Sudan have killed 59 people and damaged 35 000 homes, Awad Widatallah Hussein, spokesperson for the government's...
    Sudan bombs civilian targets in Darfur, says US envoy
    Sudan bombs civilian targets in Darfur, says US envoy
    The Sudanese government has resumed bombing civilian targets in the war-ravaged western region of Darfur, the United States special envoy for...
    AU faces serious funding crunch in Darfur
    AU faces serious funding crunch in Darfur
    African Union peacekeepers in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region are facing a serious funding crunch that has affected morale ahead of deployment of a...
    US calls for hybrid Darfur force
    US calls for hybrid Darfur force
    The United States urged Sudan on Monday to accept United Nations troops as part of a hybrid peacekeeping force for Darfur as the world body awaited...
    Refugee tragedy unfolds amid Cairo Eid celebrations
    Refugee tragedy unfolds amid Cairo Eid celebrations
    As Muslims held a mass prayer at Cairo's Mustafa Mahmud mosque, the personal tragedies of Sudanese refugees continued to unfold a few metres away,...
    At least 32 dead in Egypt theatre blaze
    At least 32 dead in Egypt theatre blaze
    At least 32 people perished in a fire in an Egyptian theatre apparently set off by lighted candles used on stage, with the blaze provoking a deadly...
    Sudan's Kiir sworn in
    Sudan's Kiir sworn in
    Salva Kiir was sworn in as Sudan's First Vice-President on Thursday, facing the enormous tasks of implementing a landmark peace deal and carrying...
    Sudan toll rises as Garang funeral draws near
    Sudan toll rises as Garang funeral draws near
    The death toll from days of rioting triggered by the death of John Garang hit 130 on Thursday as throngs of south Sudanese paid tribute to their...
    Sudan rebel leader on historic Khartoum visit
    Sudan rebel leader on historic Khartoum visit
    Former southern rebel leader John Garang was due to arrive in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Friday on his first visit to the city in more than...
    Annan hears tales of abuse in Darfur
    Annan hears tales of abuse in Darfur
    United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan visited Darfur on Saturday after warning warring parties and international donors that time is running...
    Repairing the roads less travelled
    Repairing the roads less travelled
    The construction of a road network for southern Sudan will be crucial to rebuilding a region that, after two decades of civil war, has virtually...