Press releases

  • 16 Mar 2009 - Addis Ababa, 19 January 2009 – Representatives of the African Union Commission, the United Nations (UN) and the Government of Sudan (GoS) met today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the third meeting of the Tripartite coordinating mechanism on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation (UNAMID) to address key issues relating to the deployment of UNAMID and plans for the way forward.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 18 January, 2009 – The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID, has confirmed that the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) has taken full control of Muhajeriya, South Darfur, from the Sudan Liberation Movement of Minni Minawi (SLA/M) after fierce fighting that has led to additional suffering to the civilian population in the area.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 1 January 2009 – The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) marks today its first year of service to the people of Darfur. In the year since the transfer of responsibility from the African Union Mission in the Sudan (AMIS) on 31 December 2007, former AMIS soldiers, police officers, together with their civilian colleagues serving in UNAMID, have worked tirelessly under difficult and often dangerous circumstances to sustain a presence throughout Darfur.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 29 December 2008 – The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) announces with regret the death of one of its peacekeepers as a result of injuries sustained when fired upon in the course of a hijacking carried out by unknown armed men in the town of El Fasher in the early evening of 27 December 2008. Particulars are being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 23 December 2008: The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur today bid farewell to one of its peacekeepers, the Late Private Isaac Adegbaju, who died after a short illness on 15 December 2008 in North Darfur.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 27 November 2008 - The African Union -United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and Government of Sudan (GoS) Darfur Security Integrated Task Force (DSITF), held in Khartoum yesterday its first meeting to discuss issues of common concern related to security in Darfur. The AU-UN Joint Special Representative, Rodolphe Adada, led the UNAMID side while General Salah Abdullah, the Director-General of National Security and Intelligence, led the GoS side.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 12 November 2008 – The African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID, welcomes the announcement of an immediate ceasefire in Darfur made today by Sudan President Omar Hassan El Bashir at the closing session of the Sudan People’s Forum. This ceasefire could signal the start of a new phase in the search for a just and lasting peace in Darfur.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 10 November 2008 On Sunday 9 November, at about 17:45 hrs, a UNAMID Peacekeepers patrol from the Nigerian Protection Force Company stationed at the Geneina Super Camp, in West Darfur, was ambushed by a group of unknown men, armed with Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) and AK-47 assault rifles, in the Super Camp vicinity.
  • 16 Mar 2009 - El Fasher, 10 November 2008 Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Public Service Announcements were broadcast by El Fasher Radio yesterday morning to inform the population that the UNAMID Force would conduct live-fire exercises in the Dirwat Fashar area, east of El Fasher (North Darfur), from Monday 10 to Friday 14 November 2008. These announcements warned citizens to stay away from the mentioned area to preserve their own lives and the safety of their properties.
  • 01 Dec 2008 - Press Statement No 29 -  27 April 2008

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