13 March 2018

Sudan: East Darfur Capital Bans Gatherings, Edged Weapons

ED Daein — The Commissioner of Ed Daein locality in East Darfur has issued a decision prohibiting the carrying of edged weapons, and placed restrictions on gatherings in public places.

Commissioner Ali El Tahir Sharif has identified the banned weapons as knives, machetes, swords, sticks, "or any sharp object that can be used to cause severe harm or death to a human".

The decision provides penalties for violators carrying these weapons of three to six months' imprisonment and a fine of SDG 2,000 ($110*).

The measures are aimed at curbing violence in the locality.

* Based on the official US Dollar rate quoted by the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS)

Sudan

Sudan Launches Anti-Polio Campaign to Vaccinate 3 Million Children

Sudan's Ministry Health has launched a polio vaccination campaign targeting around 3 million children nationwide. Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2018 Radio Dabanga. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.