AFRICA/SUDAN - Over 4,500 homeless children in the capital of South Darfur

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Nyala (Agenzia Fides) – In Nyala, capital of South Darfur, there are over 4500 homeless children. This is what was reported by the Governor of the State in a press conference. According to the Ministry of Social Affairs of the State, the conditions in the war-torn Country, particularly in the South, are creating a generation of drug addicts. Nyala is the second largest city in Sudan after Khartoum. Estimates of the number of inhabitants are constantly changing. According to an urban study carried out in 2011, it is estimated that there are 1 million 300 thousand people. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 25/06/2014)