• FILE: A displaced Sudanese woman walks past an UN-African Union mission to Darfur (UNAMID) vehicle at the Kalma camp for internally displaced people in Darfur's state capital Niyala on 9 October 2019. Picture: AFP

    Sudan to deploy troops in Darfur after tribal clashes

    It comes less than a week after the United Nations Security Council agreed to end the UN and African Union's long-running peacekeeping mission in Darfur, UNAMID, when its mandate expires on 31 December.

  • FILE: A displaced Sudanese woman walks past an UN-African Union mission to Darfur (UNAMID) vehicle at the Kalma camp for internally displaced people in Darfur's state capital Niyala on 9 October 2019. Picture: AFP

    UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

    The termination of the mission - deployed since 2007 and which had 16,000 peacekeepers at its peak - was requested by Sudan's government and recommended by the AU and United Nations.