North Korea Says It Won’t Give Up Nuclear Weapons

North Korea on Monday spurned overtures from South Korea and the United States, and instead lobbed a new inflammatory threat to retaliate against the United States over new U.N. sanctions punishing Pyongyang for its missile and nuclear tests. In a speech at the ASEAN Regional Forum, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said that

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Sudan Eyes Belarusian Innovations in Water Treatment, Mineral Extraction

SMC-BELTA Sudan is interested in innovative technologies in water treatment, extraction and processing of minerals, farm animal and plant genetics, medicine, and pharmaceutical production, Sudanese Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Somaya Abo Kashwa said during a meeting with the senior officials of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB). Chairman of the

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IOM Facilitates Training on Border Management at the Uganda-South Sudan Border

South Sudan – The Uganda–South Sudan border at Nimule town is the busiest land border in South Sudan, with over 8,000 people passing through each month. The border is the lifeline for supplies en-route to Juba, the country’s capital, and other parts of the country. The border points is a crucial entry to the route

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Sudan President, Saudi King Meet in Morocco

SMC- President Omer Al Bashir met with the Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Monday in the Morocan city of Tangier. The  two leaders, who are there on private visit “exchanged brotherly talks and reviewed relations between the two brotherly countries”. The meeting was attended by recently-appointed Director of the Offices of

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South Sudan village finds fragile hope in food endeavors

by Chris Herlinger Aug. 7, 2017  tside Juba, South Sudan Spend a morning under a shade tree with residents of the tiny village of Kabu and it is easy to see that the challenges they face — food shortages, meager crops, rising crime, economic travails and ethnic tensions — mirror those facing much of South

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Africa Has Entered the Space Race, With Ghana’s First Satellite Now Orbiting Earth

Posted 22 hours ago by Jake Bright (@JakeRBright) Next Story Jake BrightCONTRIBUTOR Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor: Africa’s “Shark Tank” for startups is Rwanda’s new show “Face The Gorillas” Africa Roundup: Andela adds Uganda, CcHub Nigeria taps talent and

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South Sudan: Time for humanitarians to get tough

LONDON, 7 August 2017 As a humanitarian at what point does one start to think the unthinkable? To question the impact of the aid provided, or perhaps even wonder if it’s doing more harm than good? Having served as an aid worker for over 20 years, deploying to countless emergencies, I’ve rarely had cause to

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UN Condemns the Violence against Teachers in Southern Refugees Camp

SMC- Representative of UN humanitarian coordinator Naeema Al–Qaseer, the director of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Sudan, demanded for rejected violence and promotes the tolerance and rejected violence against teachers at the Al Waral camp in Al Salam locality, stressing the need to severely punish the offenders. The government of the White Nile state

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Khartoum to Host General Assembly of African Parties Meetings

SMC- The meetings of the General Assembly of the Council of African Parties will begin in Khartoum on the 19th of this month.  During the meeting, a new President of the Council will be elected along with deputies from the five African regions and members of the Permanent Committee Council, as well as members of

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Trapped Between Israel and Hamas, Gaza’s Wasted Generation is Going Nowhere

They are the Hamas generation, raised under the firm hand of an Islamist militant movement. They are the survivors of three wars with Israel and a siege who find themselves as young adults going absolutely nowhere. In many circles in Gaza, it is hard to find anyone in their 20s with real employment, with a monthly

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