Press releases

  • 28 May 2020 - Khartoum , 28 May 2020 - The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) regrets to announce that two passengers aboard its special flight from the Mission’s logistics hub in El Fasher to Nairobi on 27 May 2020 turned out positive results for Corona Virus (COVID-19) when tested by Kenyan health authorities on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
  • 23 May 2020 - Khartoum, 23 May 2020 – On behalf of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I would like to extend greetings and best wishes to the people of Sudan on Eid al-Fitr.  Eid Mubarak.
  • 22 May 2020 - Zalingei , 22 May 2020 - The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) wishes to inform about seven (7) suspected cases of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) reported amongst its personnel operating at the its Logistics Base in El Fasher, North  Darfur.
  • 11 May 2020 - Global Peace Operations Review
  • 07 May 2020 - Zalingei, 7 May 2020- “UNAMID, in consultation with Government and in partnership with the UN Agency, Funds and Programmes (AFPs) implementing the Joint State Liaison Functions (SLFs) in Darfur, have agreed to allocate almost two million US dollars to support the Transitional Government of Sudan’s COVID-19 National Response Plans focusing on Darfur.
  • 24 Apr 2020 - Khartoum, 24 April 2020 – On behalf of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I would like to extend my best wishes to the people of Sudan, at the start of the Holy month of Ramadan.
  • 22 Apr 2020 - Khartoum, 22 April 2020 – As part of UNAMID’s continuous support to the Government of Sudan in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative /Joint Chief Mediator (JSR/JCM) Jeremiah Mamabolo, gifted  five serviceable 4x4 vehicles, four high-capacity power generators and a refrigerator container unit to the Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Akram Ali Eltom.
  • 01 Apr 2020 -  Khartoum, 01 April 2020— At a unique  virtual handover ceremony and press conference, UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative /Joint Chief Mediator (JSR/JCM) Jeremiah Mamabolo, contributed 10 off-road vehicles to the Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr.
  • 26 Mar 2020 - Khartoum, 26 March 2020 – The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has issued an appeal for ‘an immediate global’ ceasefire in conflict-affected areas around the world, calling on warring parties to put ‘armed conflict on lockdown’ and engage in dialogue, facilitate humanitarian access, and dedicate all efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. 
  • 23 Mar 2020 - Khartoum, 23 March 2020- Further to current reports in the news and social media about the existence of 8 suspected cases of COVID-19 amongst its troops in Kass Locality, South Darfur, UNAMID’s Medical Section has categorically dismissed these reports.  

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