Egyptian Forces Open Cross Border Fire, Injure Sudanese Gold Miner

SMC- An Egyptian patrol unit on Wednesday opened fire at a group of gold diggers within the Sudanese border, injuring one gold miner and verbally threatening others. This happened near Wadi Al Alaqi, specifically at the Ibrahim Hussein mine. A local source official revealed to the SMC that the patrol unit attacked the miners at

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French Jews are joining ISIS: French official

ByAndrew Illingworth – 10/05/2017 BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – According to a French government official, of the approximately one thousand (1,000) French men and women who are known to have joined the ISIS terrorist group, a handful of them come from France’s Jewish community. Referring to statistics gathered by the French Interior Ministry, the government

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BRIEF-Al Salam Bank Sudan Q1 profit rises

May 10 Al Salam Bank Sudan: * Q1 net profit SDG 24.4 million versus SDG 7.9 million year ago * Q1 total income SDG 43.4 million versus SDG 25.4 million year ago Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ).   source:(http://www.reuters.com)

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Sudan Wins Alexandria Short Film Festival Award

  The Sudanese short film “The Njarkoak” has won the prize of the Alexandria Short Film Festival’s Third Session, organized during 26 April- 1 May in Alexandria, Egypt. In the Dinka language of Southern Sudan the word Njarkoak means little boy. The film “The Njarkoak”, produced by filmmaker Mohamed al Kordofani, tackles the hardships faced

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Trump fires FBI Director Comey for ‘mishandling Clinton probe’

 10 May, 2017 President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, saying it was necessary to restore “public trust and confidence” in the nation’s top law enforcement agency following several tumultuous months. President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, saying it was necessary to restore “public trust and confidence” in

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US: Trump to meet Russia’s Lavrov in DC

Foreign minister to have separate meeting with US counterpart NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a meeting in D.C. with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday, according to a late-night White House statement. The meeting at the Oval office will take place at 10.30 a.m. (1430GMT) and will be closed to the

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Kenya police: 4 men arrested in South Sudan going to join IS

 09, 2017  NAIROBI, Kenya –  A Kenya police official says South Sudanese security agents have arrested three Kenyans and a Somali refugee for allegedly attempting to go to Libya to join the Islamic State extremist group. Kenya police spokesman George Kinoti said Tuesday the families of the four men assisted authorities with information that led

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Uganda seeks $2 billion for South Sudan refugees at planned summit

Tue May 9, 2017 By Elias Biryabarema | KAMPALA Uganda hopes to raise $2 billion in donations at a U.N. refugee summit next month to help fund relief operations for refugees flowing in from neighboring South Sudan, Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda said on Tuesday. The east African country hosts a total of 1.2 million refugees,

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Exploring Sudan’s forgotten pyramids

Jenni Marsh, CNN  May 10, 2017  Story highlights Sudan has around 200 pyramids — more than Egypt — but they are rarely visited by tourists British adventure tourism company Lupine Travel has started running tours to Sudan (CNN)What if there was a place where you could camp beside ancient pyramids from a forgotten civilization without

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South Sudan’s Kiir replaces army chief Paul Malong

 General Paul Malong is accused of ethnic war against people not belonging to his ethnic majority tribe.  South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dismissed Paul Malong, the war-torn country’s powerful army chief of staff. Malong was sacked via a presidential decree that was announced on Tuesday on national television by Kiir himself. General James Ajongo

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