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Darfur: joint UN-African Union mission reports calm although banditry persists

The joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today reported that the security situation in the war-torn western Sudanese region was calm although banditry remains a problem.

Hearings to identify causes of conflict kick off in Darfur, reports UN-AU mission

Public hearings got underway across Darfur over the weekend to examine the root causes of the conflict in the war-torn western region of Sudan, the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation in the region, known as UNAMID, announced today.

Darfur: UN-African Union official meets with displaced returning home

A senior official with the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur, in western Sudan, met today with representatives of villagers returning to the war-torn region.

New fleet of vehicles shipped to UN-African Union peacekeepers in Darfur

The joint United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping operation in the Darfur region of western Sudan has received a new fleet of vehicles.

UN-backed 'Smile Darfur' campaign wraps up with call to end violence

The week-long “Smile Darfur” outreach scheme, backed by the hybrid African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Sudanese region, has wrapped up with a call for peace and an end to the violence.

Head of UN-African Union peacekeeping forces in Darfur visits site of clashes

The Force Commander of the United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region today visited the scene of recent deadly clashes between Government forces and a rebel militia group.