“UNMIS Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Paban Thapa, visited Southern Kordofan state, yesterday, 1 February. He met with the acting Governor and Minister of State for Culture, Ali Kuku, as well as with local tribal leaders.
The Force Commander also met the JIU Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Jacot, and the 14th SAF Division Deputy Commander, Brig. Gen. Seddeq.
Maj. Gen. Thapa was briefed on the security situation, as well as on other issues related to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement.”
BBC World Service broadcasts to Juba in Southern Sudan and surrounding areas in Arabic on 90.0 FM and in English on 88.2 FM. In Northern Sudan: Khartoum 91.0 FM, Al Ubayyid 91.0 FM, Port Sudan 91.0 FM and Wad Madani 91.5 FM.
“Violence will bring no victory. For the sake of the Darfur civilians, all parties to the conflict have to stop resorting to violence. This is the absolute priority.” - Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, 05 June 2009
"APPREHENSION" by Rob Rooker. Painted on a wall in Maridi, Sudan. The image is of a young Nuer boy looking up among a crowd of people. Click on image for more details. Cards & prints of Rob's paintings can be purchased online at Imagekind.com