United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees staff with refugees from Sudan in Chad / credit: UNHCR/Colin Delfosse

Fighting Between Sudanese Army and RSF Has Disastrous Impact in Darfur As Hundreds of Thousands Are Displaced

More than 700,000 people have been internally displaced in Sudan since April 15, when an armed conflict began between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), according to the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM). Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service reports.

Sudanese army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (left) and RSF head General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, aka Hemeti / credit: Peoples Dispatch

As Sudan’s Army and Rapid Support Forces Battle, Sudanese Left Calls for Restoring the Revolution

The Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces have begun fighting each other. The root of the conflict lies in disagreements over integrating the paramilitary into the army. The Sudanese left has noted that both parties seek to escalate armed conflict, so that it can be used as a reason to not hand over power to civilian forces, reports Pavan Kulkarni for Peoples Dispatch.

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State Construction Projects on Nile River Have Long Displaced Nubians In Egypt and Sudan

Nubians are one of the oldest peoples of the Nile Valley. They are also one of its most recently displaced. Originally from Sudan and southern Egypt, Nubians had settlements going back 7,000 years in this cradle of civilization. That is, until massive, state-driven construction projects came along, forever changing the environment—and their lives. African Stream reports.