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March 1-15, 2008

KENYA: The Daily Nation
Traumatised Sudan refugees take shelter in Chad’s desert
Published: March 8, 2023

Villager claim they were attacked by the army and militia in 'cleansing' operation.

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UGANDA: Daily Monitor
Darfur: China finally gets tough on ally Khartoum
Published: March 9, 2023

China has issued an unusually energetic call to its ally, Sudan, to do more to stop fighting in Darfur.

The "humanitarian disaster" in the region was a grave concern to China's government, said its envoy Liu Guijin. Mr. Liu called for Khartoum to do more to speed up the arrival of peacekeepers in the region but he also criticised Darufr's rebel groups.

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Refugees trade aid for luxuries
Published: March 12, 2023

"The problem with aid workers is that they rarely come here, and when they do, they bring the kind of food we do not like. That is why it ends up in the market," said Taban, sitting outside a simple hut.

"We might have lost everything, but not our traditions and eating habits."

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Chad, Sudan presidents sign peace deal
Published: March 14, 2023

Dakar - The presidents of Sudan and Chad on Thursday signed a non-aggression pact - the sixth deal in five years aiming to halt hostilities between the African rivals.

Sudan's President Omar al-Beshir and Chad counterpart Idriss Deby signed the accord and shook hands at the Senegalese presidential palace in the presence of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the host country's President Abdoulaye Wade.

It came after more than 24 dramatic hours of attempts by Wade to bring the two arch-rivals together in Dakar.

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