New York, 15 January 2009 -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned recent air and ground attacks involving national armed forces and rebel movements in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region, as he renewed his call for an unconditional cessation of hostilities and a political
El Fasher, 7 January 2009 -- The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur today bid farewell to one of its peacekeepers, Lieutenant Commander Papa Lamine Ndiaye, who died on 29 December 2008 of injuries sustained two days earlier during a hijacking by unknown armed men in North Da
31 December 2008 -- The United Nations is pleased to confirm that 12,374 military personnel have been deployed to UNAMID (African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur), representing 63 percent of the Mission’s authorized military strength of 19,555 personnel.
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 ear
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.