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2008-09-27 06:00:17

Text of report by private Sudanese newspaper Al-Ra'y al-Amm on 27 September Sources have disclosed that a radio based in the Netherlands is due to start broadcasting on Saturday [27 September] in the three Darfur states in order to address the IDPs in their tribal dialects of Al-Fur, Zaghawa and Masalit. The sources told Al-Ra'y al-Amm that in last March, an unknown body based in a Dutch town near the Hague had produced almost 5m pieces of small-size radios, which could be hidden in...

2008-09-24 18:00:31

Text of report entitled "Sudanese to protest ICC's allegations through mobile phones" published in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website Mobile phone users will kick off a campaign next Friday [27 September] in protest of allegations by International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor against the president of the republic, Field Marshal Umar Al-Bashir. The users will send messages to any of the telecommunication companies. Chairman of the Sudanese Organization for...

2008-09-20 12:00:54

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 17 September [Report by Daniel Van Oudenaren: "Surgeons Train for Trauma Cases in Juba Hospital"] Twenty-six surgeons and doctors from southern Sudan are attending a war surgery seminar that started in Juba on Sept. 17, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced from Khartoum. The three-day seminar is lead by Dr Gunter Wimhofer, an ICRC surgeon who has practiced in Democratic Republic...

2008-09-18 06:00:40

Text of report in English by UN sponsored Radio Miraya FM website, Juba on 17 September Wednesday, 17 September 2008 - The Juba Teaching Hospital has been treating so far over 500 patients who suffered various gunshots and landmine injures in southern Sudan since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement. Dr Dario Kuron Lado, Director General at the Juba Teaching Hospital confirmed to Miraya FM that the hospital is still receiving a high number of patients suffering from gunshot or...

2008-09-05 06:00:22

Text of report in English by independent, Nairobi-based, USAID- funded Sudan Radio Service on 5 September The Director of the HIV/AIDS Commission in Western Equatoria state, Jane Pia Gangura, says the number of people in her state infected with HIV/AIDS appears much higher than previously believed. Mrs Pia told Sudan Radio Service in an exclusive interview in Yambio on Wednesday that statistics from Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) centers in the state show very high rates of...

2008-09-05 06:00:22

Text of report in English by independent, Nairobi-based, USAID- funded Sudan Radio Service on 5 September People seeking medical care at Wau [southern Sudan] Teaching Hospital are not being treated because of a lack of resources. The director of Wau Teaching Hospital, Dr Paul Atyier, told Sudan Radio Service in Wau on Wednesday that the hospital is facing shortages of qualified medical staff, medical equipment and medicine. [Atyier] Wau Teaching Hospital, like other teaching hospitals...

2008-08-27 09:01:27

MSF evacuates 49 wounded from Sudan's Darfur camp NAIROBI, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- The medical emergency aid organization Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) said Tuesday it has evacuated 49 patients with gunshot wounds from Kalma Camp to the hospital of Nyala town in Sudan's troubled Darfur region. The medical charity said in a statement issued in Nairobi that its teams will try to return to the camp later Tuesday to provide medical care to the wounded and regular patients. "This incident puts...

2008-08-26 18:00:35

Text of report by state-owned Libyan TV on 26 August [Newsreader] Sources from the Libyan civil aviation authorities said that primary information about the Sudanese hijacked plane which landed this evening at the Al-Kufrah airport to the south- east of Libya indicate that the plane had originally taken off from the Sudanese Niyala airport with 95 passengers on board. The sources told the Al-Jamahiriya News Agency's (Jana) correspondent that the Sudanese civil aviation authorities...

2008-08-26 15:00:10

Sudan TV at 1736 reported that a plane belonging to Sun Air flight company had been hijacked. The plane was travelling from Nyala in Darfur to Khartoum. The plane was forced to land in the Libyan town of Kufrah. Originally published by Sudan TV, Omdurman, in Arabic 1736 26 Aug 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-26 03:00:21

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 26 August Sudanese troops today attacked the largest displaced camp located in South Darfur leaving scores dead and many more injured. An IDP representative told Sudan Tribune that 86 people were killed and 221 wounded. However other put the death figures between 50 and 122. Monday's attack is the fifth of its kind against Kalma camp which is the home of more than 90,000 people who fled their villages...


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Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

2012-06-14 11:34:58

Symbol: RASU8 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Raphia P. Beauv. –...

2012-06-18 03:59:53

Symbol: DAGE Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: DactylocteniumgerminatumHack. distribution:USA(MD) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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2008-10-18 12:31:16

The Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) is a member of the shrike family. This is an African species. It is found from southeastern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to northeastern Tanzania. Its habitat is dry open thornbush and acacia and other dry open woodland. The Taita Fiscal is 8.25 inches in length and is fairly unique. It has white underparts and a black crown, hind neck and wings. The back is gray, the rump is white, and there is a characteristic white V-shape on the back. The tail is...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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