18 August 2008 -- With the arrival of 116 peacekeepers at El Fasher airport earlier today the advance party of the first Ethiopian Infantry Battalion to join UNAMID, the UN-AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur, has been completed. A total of 347 Ethiopian peackeepers has arrived since Saturday.
12 August 2008 –Darfur’s splintered rebel movements must unite at the negotiating table if there is to be a lasting solution to the conflict in the Sudanese region, the military chief of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said today.
26 August 2008 -- On Monday, 25 August, UNAMID officials in the South Darfur Sector Headquarters of Nyala received information that Government of Sudan (GoS) armed elements were at the Kalma Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, situated 25km from the town of Nyala. Initial reports mentioned
19 August 2008 -- The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, (UNAMID), Headquarters, in El Fasher, observed a one minute silence in honor of UN colleagues who were killed in Iraq in 2003.
18 August 2008 -- At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum yesterday, the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Government of Sudan held their monthly Technical Committee Meeting, headed by the Under-Secretary of the Ministry, Dr.
27 August 2008 -- On 25th August 2008, violent clashes erupted at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp of Kalma, near Nyala, the capital city of South Darfur, between military and police units of the Government of Sudan (GoS) attempting to forcibly enter the camp for executing a search wa
31 August 2008 -- On the eve of the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the most venerated and blessed of the Islamic year, I should like to extend to the population of Darfur and the whole Sudanese nation my congratulations on this propitious occasion.