The four-day peace conference between the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya in Aweil (22-25 Feb), is addressing critical issues affecting the two communities that hinder peaceful coexistence. Among the issues are curbing of acts of criminality in Abyei Area and resolving of disagreements.
UNISFA’s new Force Commander and Acting Head of Mission, Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema, recently met with senior traditional leaders of the Misseriya community led by Nazar Muktar Babo Nimir in Diffra. Photo Daniel Adekera/Major Tsegaye
UNISFA Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema, recently undertook a familiarization tour of Battalion Headquarters and Team Site locations within UNISFA area of responsibility (AOR) to assess the operational and welfare needs of the troops. He was acc
UNISFA’s Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Mehari Gebremariam, presents the key of a Toyota Landcruiser to the new Juba Appointed Chief Administrator. The gift of the vehicle is part of the Mission’s overall s
Abyei, 15 July 2020 – The attention of United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) is drawn to a news story by Radio Debanga captioned ‘Peacekeeper killed in Southern Sudan”, in which a UNISFA peacekeeper is said to have been shot dead in Sudan.
In support of the 23 March appeal of the Secretary General for a global ceasefire, on 12 May the Abyei Women Association from the Ngok Dinka community issued a press statement calling on all armed elements in Abyei to ceasefire as Abyei focuses its efforts on fighting COVID-19.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) strongly condemns the organised armed attack by Misseriya on Mabok village in southern Abyei on 13 April which resulted in the death of four Ngok Dinka and kidnapping of one child while some 50 dwell
In view of the changing global situation relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) is taking the necessary steps to prevent its spread and gear up for any eventuality.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in collaboration with Women Associations of Abyei and Diffra held activities in the two locations to launch the 16-Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign on 25 November 2019.