Sudanese Church Leaders Preach Caution About COVID-19 on Christmas

KHARTOUM – Church leaders in Sudan are asking people to strictly follow government and World Health Organization guidelines this Christmas to avoid spreading the coronavirus. Some churches have suspended the traditional midnight prayer service to avoid transmission of the virus. The Reverend Shimal Kuwa, head of the Christ Church in the Isba neighborhood of Khartoum, […]

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Report: Sudan Security Forces Who Killed Kassala Protesters Never Held Accountable

WASHINGTON – Sudanese security forces who killed seven Sudanese protesters in Kassala two months ago were never held accountable, according to a recent report released by Human Rights Watch. Mohamed Osman, an assistant researcher with HRW’s Africa Division, said Sudan’s transitional government must bring all perpetrators of human rights abuses to justice to prevent further […]

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Residents of Kenya-Somalia Border Area Fear Conflict Amid Diplomatic Tensions

NAIROBI – There is growing concern the tensions between Kenya and Somalia may erupt into fighting, due to a military buildup along the two countries’ borders. The Somali federal government has sent troops to the border town of Beled-Hawo, while forces from Somalia’s Jubaland region, which enjoys a good relationship with Kenya, are stationed in […]

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