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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Text of report in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website Istanbul, 19 August: President of the Republic Field Marshal Umar al-Bashir has affirmed that the government is exerting great efforts for realizing peace and stability in Darfur, pointing out that allegations on existence of genocide in Darfur are untrue and baseless and sheer lies.
Text of report by state-owned Sudanese TV on 17 August [Presenter] The joint mechanism comprising the government and the UNAMID mission in Darfur met at the Foreign Ministry under the chairmanship of Foreign Undersecretary Dr Mutrif Siddiq and the joint representative of the mission, Rudolphe Adada.
Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 12 August Abyei has been successfully cleared of unexploded bombs and land mines, the United Nations Mine Action Office (UNMAO) said in a press statement today.
Text of report in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website [Unattributed report: "Minister of Energy and Mining Visits China"] Khartoum, 12 Aug (Suna) - Minister of Energy and Mining Al- Zubayr Ahmad al-Hasan has paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China at invitation extended to him by the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation [CNPC] to discuss the future of the developing cooperation between the Ministry and CNPC.
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...
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. –...
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...
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...
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.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.