US drone strike in southern Somalia

July 4, 2017 The United States executed a drone strike in southern Somalia, targeting the Al-Shabaab armed group on Sunday, reported VOA News. The drone strike targeted vehicles in the town of Kunya Barrow, in the Shebelle region. There are no reports on the number of civilian casualties or Al-Shabaab fighters killed. This is the

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Government begins to reduce of the UNAMID mission

SMC- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed on an important meetings to be held and dialogues next week with UNAMID Special Representative on the status of the UN Security Council resolution to reduce the UNAMID mission. according to  Alrai Alam Newspaper the undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassador Abdul Ghani alnaim said on

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Minister of Minerals Calls For Increase of Production, Exports Diversification

Khartoum – (SMC) Minister of Investment, Mubarak Al-Fadil Al-Mahdi stressed the government’s intention to amend the investment law to accommodate the requirements of the next phase, announcing a plan for the operation of idle energies with the participation of the private sector. The minister said that the ministry is working on comprehensive reviews of the

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Khartoum Appreciate China’s Support in the UN

  SMC- Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Monday stressed Sudan’s keenness to develop relations with the Republic of China, expressing appreciation for China’s political and economic support and its support for Sudan’s issues in the United Nations. Ghandour met with the Chinese Foreign Minister Zhang Ming in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on the sidelines

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Bushra al-Fadil wins 18th Caine Prize for African Writing

July 3, 2017   Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookkler, published in The Book of Khartoum – A City in Short Fiction (Comma Press, UK. 2016). The

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Barefoot and alone, children flee brutal S. Sudan war

 4 July 2017 HER feet bare and her hometown in flames, Nyadet walked east alone, eating food given to her by strangers and following trails left by others escaping war in South Sudan. Nine days after she fled bloodshed in the flashpoint town of Malakal last November, Nyadet reached the country’s border with Ethiopia, and

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Al Bashir Extends Ceasefire until End of October

  SMC- President Omar Al Bashir, issued on Sunday the decision to extend the cease-fire of all operations until the end of October. This comes in implementation of the national dialogue outcomes and to allow time for others to join the peace and national reconciliation process. The decision also calls for renouncing war and the

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