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AWEIL - 2 Mar 2018

Sudanese herders seek pasture in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

Sudanese Rizeigat herders have arrived in large numbers in Gokmachar and Aroyo counties of Northern Bahr el Ghazal region in search of pasture and water for their livestock.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Thursday, Mahmud Sadig, representative of Rizeigat border peace committee said that every year during the dry season, Rizeigat pastoralists cross over to South Sudan and only go back once the rainy season approaches.

Last month, a peace conference between Dinka Malual and Rizeigat in Aweil West county aiming at promoting peace between the neighboring communities resolved to amicably settle rising issues among them