21 October 2008 -- As part of a familiarization tour for the Indonesian Formed Police Unit (FPU), UNAMID Police Commissioner, Michael Fryer, accompanied by the military component of the mission, visited Abu Shouk and Al Salaam Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in North Darfur
30 October 2008 -- On Wednesday 29 October, at approximately 1800 hours, South African soldiers serving with the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) came under attack from unidentified men who arrived in several heavily armed vehicles.
29 October 2008 – The AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) today awarded UN Peacekeeping medals to its Force Headquarters staff officers and contingents deployed in El Fasher, in acknowledgement of their contributions to maintaining peace in Darfur.
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 1
6 November 2008 -- The African Union fact-finding team led by the former President of Burundi Pierre Buyoya, arrived in El Fasher, North Darfur, today, as part of its visit to the region, in a bid to defuse escalating tensions between Chad and Sudan.
4 Novermber 2008 -- The German Ambassador to Sudan, Mr. Rainer Eberle, visited UNAMID Headquarters today, where he met with the Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR), Mr. Henry Anyidoho, who briefed him on the overall situation in Darfur.
4 November 2008 -- Yesterday, the Indonesian Formed Police Unit (FPU), accompanied by UN Police Advisors commenced its first confidence-building patrol to Abu Shouk and Al Salaam Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps, in North Darfur.