kordofan kordofan

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountainous province of central Sudan

News

  • U.N. says peacekeeper killed in shelling in Sudan oil region

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Friday in Sudan's main oil region when shells struck a United Nations logistics base, a U.N. spokesman said. The slain peacekeeper was from Ethiopia, U.N. spokesman Kieran Dwyer said, adding that two other Ethiopian peacekeepers were injured in the shelling. He said the U.N. base in Kadugli, capital of South Kordofan state, is used ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The formation of these units is a prerequisite for full redeployment of SPLA forces from Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States," Ban said in the report. "The joint integration units are also mandated to protect the Sudan's oil fields, while...
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: ReliefWeb (press release)

  2. "With the sole exception of Abyei, Kordofan suffers an attention deficit," Alex de Waal, of the Social Science Research Council in New York, wrote this month on his blog, Making Sense of Darfur. "The dangers of renewed violent conflict and...
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Alex de Waal Source: IRINnews.org

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