Darfur aid workers freed

By Incorrect Author 19 October 2009

Two aid workers kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur region more than three months ago have been released. One, an Irish citizen, and the other, a Ugandan, were working for the Irish charity Goal when seized by gunmen. The Sudanese government confirmed the pair were freed, claiming no ransom was paid, despite reports the kidnappers had demanded $2 million. Two members of the UN-African Union peacekeeping force are still being held in Darfur by a different group. Read more: BBC