As Sudan Seeks Sanctions Relief, U.S. Presses Religious freedom

(Agencies)  AUGUST 30, 2017 KHARTOUM – The United States has raised the issue of religious freedom during talks about easing sanctions on Sudan, the new head of the U.S. Agency for International Development said in Sudan on Tuesday. Newly appointed head of the agency Mark Green held the talks with senior Sudanese officials as the

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UN Releases $45m For Emergencies In CAR, Chad, Sudan, Afghanistan

(Agencies) August 30, 2017 Headquarters of the UN in New York City. By Neptuul – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31552107 The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has released 45 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Sudan and Afghanistan. The UN

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SPLA Kills 11 Dinka Ngok and Misseriya Tribe Members in Abyei

  SMC- Senior leaders of Dinka Ngok have said that eight members of the tribe and three Misseriya have been killed, where eight were wounded and their cattle was looted by the Sudan’s People Liberation Army (SPLA) on the border of Abyei. Speaking to the SMC, Koala Malik Shul, the leader of the Dinka Ngok

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Khartoum and Beijing Discuss Increasing Joint Cooperation

SMC– Minister of State for International Cooperation Sumaya Idris on Tuesday discussed with Chinese Ambassador in Khartoum Li Shig Wen the joint cooperation between the two countries, especially in economic and development issues of common concern. She expressed appreciation to the Chinese Government and people, and said that there was strong will available of two

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Visiting US Official Says US Serious About Normalizing Relations with Sudan

  SMC- Head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Mark Green, said the US administration expresses its seriousness to work with Sudan’s government to normalize relations between the two countries and develop cooperation in various fields. Green praising Sudan’s role in hosting and sheltering refugees and interact with the south Sudan’s humanitarian situations

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IDPs Returning to Central Darfur

SMC- The Central Darfur government has said that over 80 internally displaced persons and refugees have returned to Umm Dukhan locality.  This comes against the backdrop of an agreement inked between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations to implement a sustainable return program. Ismail Adam, the Humanitarian Aid Commissioner in the

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Cooperation Between Aljazeera University and German Medical Company

SMC- Aljazeera University and the German International Medical Development Company signed a cooperation agreement at the headquarters of the Sudanese Mission in Germany.  The agreement was signed in behalf of the university by Mohamed Omar Mohamed, Director of Aljazeera University and Ibrahim AlArabi, Director General of the Company, with the presence of the international expert,

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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38,000

A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found in violation of the ban could be given a maximum fine of $38,000 or serve a four-year jail term. The ban applies to the use, manufacture, and importation of plastics and gives a minimum fine of about $19,000 or a year’s

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Islamic State Becoming a Growing Presence in Southeast Asia

(Agencies) August 25, 2017  Noor Zahid Government security forces in the Philippines city of Marawi have been fighting for the past three months to rout militants suspected of ties to the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the region. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in May declared the country’s restive south under martial rule for 60

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Social Media Communicates Hajj Pilgrims’ Feelings From Holy Sites to Relatives Around the World

(Agencies)    Tuesday 29 August 2017 MADINAH: Pilgrims and visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque are eager to communicate with relatives through social media during their presence in Madinah or Makkah, and social media is the easiest way to do so. Many visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque were seen making calls from the yards of the mosque

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