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UN, African Union to ramp up deployment of peacekeepers in troubled Darfur

Hundreds more troops will arrive in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region within the next two months in an effort to boost protection of civilians, the African Union-United Nations mission there, known as UNAMID, said today.

UN-African Union force thwarts kidnapping attempt of women in Darfur

Troops from the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, tasked with protecting civilians and suppressing the bloody conflict in the region, have foiled an attempted abduction of several women who had strayed outside a makeshift camp in the war-torn western flank of Sudan.

Darfur: more rapid-response police join UN-African Union peacekeeping force

Two new contingents of Nigerian police officers trained in high-risk operations have joined the joint United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in the war-ravaged Darfur region of Sudan.