US decision on Sudan sanctions hangs in the balance

Donald Trump is due to revoke sweeping economic sanctions on Sudan permanently on Wednesday, but divisions running through his administration, a bipartisan political backlash and the US president’s own unpredictability have put the decision in doubt. The Obama administration relieved sanctions on Sudan temporarily as one of its parting shots in January, citing recent “positive

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Sudan Scholar Denies Presenting Lectures to Terrorists in Libya

SMC- Vice President of the Sudanese Scholars Association, Abdulhai Yousuf, denied the allegations of the spokesman of Major General Khalifa force of Hafer’s which the accused him of belonging to AL Qaeda, and gave lectures to terrorists in the state of Libya, and his support for the puritans to fight the government army and neighboring

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Report: Sudan Doesn’t Consider the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Movement

SMC- Head of the political and justice committee at the Shura Council of the National Assembly, Mohamed Al Hassan Al Amin, said Sudan does not consider the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist movement. He pointed out that the regime has an Islamic background. Speaking at the parliament on Sunday, Al Amin confirmed that the country rejects

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Sudan: FIFA Ban – Sudan’s Football Federation Agrees On Roadmap

On Sunday, the Sudanese Minister of Youth and Sports, the country’s Football Federation, and the ’30 April Group’ agreed on a roadmap to end the suspension of the Federation by the FIFA. On 6 July, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) froze the membership of the Sudan Football Association (SFA) because of government interference.

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IOC Awards 2018-2024 Broadcast Rights in Africa

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded exclusive broadcast rights to DStv SuperSport, Econet Media and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games in 2024 in a city yet to be selected, in the

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US President Donald Trump ‘to visit UK in 2018’

US President Donald Trump is likely to come to the UK next year, the BBC understands. Downing Street and the White House are believed to be looking at options for the visit. Mr Trump accepted the Queen’s invitation for him to travel to Britain on a state visit when UK PM Theresa May visited Washington

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Sudan to Host Headquarters of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

SMC- The Vice President of the Republic, Hussabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman, has directed the Ministry of Welfare & Social Security to take the necessary action to host the African Union headquarters of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC). The ACERWC is affiliated with the African Union (AU).

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Sudan Negotiate to Establish African Free Trade

SMC- During the ministerial conference of the African Free Trade Area (CAFTA), which ended in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Sunday, Sudan supported its program and proposals to accelerate the completion of the requirements of the African Free Trade Project, which is based on 26 countries in Africa, Stretching from Cape Town to Cairo, to

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Foreign Ministry Welcomes UNCT Hopes for Positive Decision on US Sanctions Relief

SMC- The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan acknowledges that there has been a marked improvement in humanitarian access over the past six months, since Executive Order 13761 was signed on 13 January 2017, as a result of improved engagement between the Government of Sudan and humanitarian actors. The revision of the Government of

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Ghandour: Any Decision Except Final Lifting of Sanctions on Sudan is Illogical and Unacceptable

SMC- Khartoum- Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour has said that any decision except final lifting of the American sanctions on Sudan is illogical and unacceptable, noting that this is a right of Sudan, which has fulfilled all its commitments to the United States of America. Ghandour, in a statement to SUNA after the

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