18 December 2008 -- Almost one year after the transfer of authority from the African Union force to the AU-UN operation, UNAMID, the joint operation, continues to face enormous challenges, the Secretary-General says in his latest
El Fasher, 16 December 2008 -- The first batch of the main body of the Ethiopian Infantry Battalion, consisting of 107 personnel, arrived today in El Geneina, West Darfur. The remaining 412 personnel are scheduled to arrive between 17-19 December.
15 December 2008 -- UNAMID Force Commander, General Martin Luther Agwai is currently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he is attending an inter-mission meeting. The meeting is being attended by UNMIS (Sudan), MINURCAT (Chad) and MONUC (DR Congo)
4 December 2008 – Two gunmen equipped with AK-47 assault rifles and a hand grenade stopped a humanitarian convoy in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region today, beat up the aid workers and stole money in the latest of a long series of such assaults that are impeding relief operations.
10 December 2008 – Facing a surge in hijackings of United Nations and non-governmental organization (NGO) vehicles in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region, the joint UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has handed over equipment for two new Sudanese police posts in the southern area.
11 December 2008 – Unidentified gunmen have shot dead the traditional leader of a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region, the latest in a series of attacks on the 2.7 million people uprooted by over five years of fighting between the Government and rebel
Nyala, 2 December 2008 -- In a continuing effort by UNAMID to find a lasting solution to the security problems at Kalma IDP camp in South Darfur, the Mission’s Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR), Mr.
26 November 2008 -- The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) investigated reports of aerial attacks by the Government of Sudan from 21 to 22 November in Abu Dangal, South Darfur, and confirmed visible effects of air strikes, including four craters created by bombing and the pre
31 October – The United Nations African Union hybrid peacekeeping operation for Darfur (UNAMID) today began operations at its El Fasher Headquarters in what the senior UN official there called a milestone for the strife-torn Sudanese region.