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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.

Darfur: dozens of Sierra Leonean police officers join UN-African Union mission

Dozens of police officers from Sierra Leone today joined the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission, known as UNAMID, in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan.

UN-African Union envoy to Darfur condemns killing of blue helmet

Unidentified gunmen shot dead an international peacekeeper outside his home in South Darfur last night, the joint African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) announced with “deep regret” today.

Ban: aid workers’ expulsion from Sudan impeding peacekeeping, relief efforts

The expulsion of humanitarian and human rights agencies from Sudan following the issuance of an arrest warrant for the Sudanese president for war crimes is thwarting the United Nations’ efforts in peacekeeping and humanitarian aid, Secretary-General Ban K-moon said.

Blaze at UN-African Union mission in Darfur causes millions in damage

A fire broke out last night at the headquarters of the hybrid United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping operation in Darfur, known as UNAMID, causing millions of dollars worth of damage, the mission announced today.

Darfur: UN-African Union mission gives green light to school project funding

Schoolchildren in the war-torn western flank of the Sudan are set to benefit from a cash injection aimed at breathing new life into their educational system, the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) announced today.

Darfur: relative calm continues as UN-African force begins rotations

The joint United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region today reported that the security situation remains calm as scheduled troop rotations begin among some units.