November 14, 2012

European Conference about East Sudan

Gms: Khartoum, Nov. 7 (SUNA)

Assistant of the President, Musa Mohammed Ahmed, who is currently on a visit to United Kingdom, has gotten acquainted with the British Sports Establishments as well as the British experience in terms of organization of O Sudan Olympic games, recently hosted in London, in order to be utilized in the construction of Sport City.

Meanwhile, the Assistant of the Republic met in London with the community of Eastern Sudan and Beja Tribe in order to know their visions and points of view in regard to supporting the implementation of the East Sudan Peace Agreement as well as its political, economic and social programmes in order to push forward the cycle of development in East Sudan.

The meeting agreed to organize an exceptional Conference for the communities of East Sudan in all the European countries in order to mobilize their contributions in the development and rehabilitation of East Sudan.

November 9, 2012

Herders and farmers clash in west Sudan

El-Geneina — During a meeting in El-Geneina, West Darfur on Thursday November 8, the High Committee for Protecting the Agricultural Season, headed by Abdullah Hamdan, adopted several decisions to solve the longstanding issues between farmers and herders, Radio Dabanga has learned.

The committee includes the national administration of farmers and herders, head Commissioner and Sultan of Dar-Massaliet, Saad Bahr al-Deen, as well as civil society representatives and government officials.

The decisions include prohibiting of early grazing, which will be implemented from 28 February 2013.
Furthermore, fines of 200 pounds will be imposed in case of deliberate trespassing and damaging of farms, the committee's chairman stated.

Additionally, a decision on a military or police intervention was adopted. The intervention will be requested in case of a dispute between herders and farmers that local commissions cannot resolve on their own, Hamdan added.

During the meeting, the farmers expressed their deep concern about the repeated attacks on their farms by herders and the trespassing onto their lands.

November 1, 2012

Beja leaders meet in Port Sudan

The Central Committee of the Beja Conference Party has concluded session last Sunday [October 21] in Port Sudan under chairmanship of the party’s chairman Musa Mohammed Ahmed. The committee issued recommendations including congratulations to the Sudanese people on signature of the cooperation agreements with the South Sudan on the 27th of September in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The committee members hailed patience of the two countries’ delegations to the negotiations preceded the agreement. They also appreciated efforts of friendly countries and the African Union mediators in boosting lasting peace in the two countries. Central Committee of the Bija Conference Party called for adopting dialogue as a basic means for realizing peace in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.