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BABANUSA - 10 Aug 2018

Fire consumes civil servants’ files in Babanusa, West Kordofan

Arsonists set fire to part of the headquarters of Babanusa Locality in Sudan's West Kordofan Sate destroying civil servants’ files on Tuesday.

The incident comes after a committee set up to review all files of employees arrived in the area.

Employees, who preferred anonymity, told Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday the blaze had destroyed paper archives dating back to decades.

They pointed out that the fire is a setback to a drive by the state government to stamp out corruption in the recruitment process.