Friday, 22nd September 2023

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22 Jul
At least 16 civilians have been killed by rocket fire that hit their houses in war-torn Sudan's western Darfur region, a local lawyers' union said Saturday. The vast region, already ravaged by brutal conflict in the early 2000s, has seen some of the worst of the violence since fighting erupted in mid-April between Sudan's rival…
9 Jun
The Sudanese government has declared United Nations envoy Volker Perthes "persona non grata", two weeks after the army chief accused him of stoking the country's civil conflict and sought to have him removed from his post.
9 Jun
The storm in Sudan has been raging for almost two months and it has shown no sign of abating. More than 1, 800 persons have been killed and no less than 1.6 million have been displaced.
14 May
Sudan has long sent mercenaries abroad, but now the country itself has become a battleground for foreign fighters and shadowy military backers lured by money and gold, experts say. Armed "fortune seekers" are flooding into the fight from across Africa's Sahel region including Mali, Chad and Niger, UN special representative Volker Perthes has said, warning…
15 Apr
Explosions rocked the Sudanese capital Saturday as paramilitaries and the regular army traded attacks on each other's bases, days after the army warned the country was at a "dangerous" turning point.
26 Dec 2019
Sudan has celebrated one year since the start of peaceful protests that ended a dictatorship, but families of the slain "martyrs of the revolution" are still waiting for justice
31 Jul 2019
The brown, brick building looming over Khartoum was a potent symbol of the regime of former president Omar al-Bashir. But now it is home to Sudan's feared paramilitary forces.


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The ‘resource curse’ theory is self-evident in the local pharmaceutical industry. For each of the drugs imported into the country is at least 50 per cent of potential active ingredients idling somewhere close-by – untapped
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Operatives of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), yesterday, rescued a woman, her two children going to school, and driver of a Sienna bus, involved in an auto crash around Ajah area of Lagos. LASTMA official, Odumbo Ekundayo of Zone 14, confirmed that the accident, which involved a Fiat pick-up company van with registration number…
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.Announce measures to tackle vehicle-related crime The police in Lagos State, yesterday, exhumed the corpse of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. Spokesperson for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, also confirmed that the nurse, who allegedly injected the deceased before his demise, has been arrested. Recall that Mohbad, who died on September 12, was…
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Police operatives in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman, Blessing Karami Moses, who had been missing since September 11. Police spokesperson, Jospehine Adeh, who confirmed the development, said the body was discovered in the Karimo area of the FCT. She said: “Her disappearance was reported to the authorities…
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A 15-year-old Junior Secondary (JSS)1 student of The Tower Comprehensive College, Ogun State, Lekan Olusesi, who lost his limb at age six after falling into a pit, has recounted his experience after receiving prosthetic limbs. An elated Olusesi, said with the new limbs, her hope in life has been rekindled. “Now I can do so many…