Sudan Urges EU Countries to Work for Permanent Lifting of US Sanctions

Business | 2017-09-12 KHARTOUM – The Sudanese government on Sunday urged European Union (EU) countries to work for the permanent lifting of US sanctions on Sudan as scheduled in October. Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour met Jean-Michel Dumond, head of the delegation of the European Union to Sudan, together with ambassadors and representatives from Britain,

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Sudan: Al-Bashir Briefed On the Work of the Ministry of Transport, Roads and Bridges

SMC/SUNA President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omar al-Bashir was briefed on the progress of work in the Ministry of Transport, Roads and Bridges and the efforts being exerted to develop the national roads, railways, seaports and Sudan Airlines. The Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, Mr. Makkawi Mohamed Awad, who met President Al-Basher, Monday,

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ICRC Driver Killed in South Sudan Ambush

JUBA — A worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed over the weekend when a convoy of their vehicles traveling in former Western Equatoria was ambushed. ICRC driver Lukudu Kennedy Laki Emmanuel was killed when nine trucks and a four-wheel-drive vehicle were shot at by unknown assailants when returning

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U.S. Embassy Official Summoned by South Sudan on Sanctions Move

South Sudan said it summoned the U.S. Embassy’s charge d’affaires to protest last week’s declaration of sanctions on three current and former officials in President Salva Kiir’s government accused of destabilizing the war-torn African nation. The U.S. Treasury on Sept. 6 said it was blacklisting South Sudan’s army deputy chief of staff, Malek Reuben Riak,

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Kutesa Hails Outgoing Sudanese Ambassador

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa(R) and H.E Abdelbagi  Hamad , the outgoing Ambassador of Sudan in meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kampala. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa has thanked the outgoing Ambassador of Sudan H.E Abdelbagi Hamad for the improved and good working relations of the two countries over the period

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Darfur: Presence of Aid Workers in International Organizations

SMC- The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in collaboration with humanitarian partners issued a report about the Presence of Aid Workers in International Organizations in Darfur. According to OCHA in August 2017, there are 4,332 aid workers working in 55 international organizations across Darfur. Most of them are employed by

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SPLM-N Dissidents Work to Block Al Hilu

Khartoum – Dissidents leaders from the northern sector of Blue Nile revealed movement by the rebels Malik Agar and Yassir Arman in order to hold a general conference of the movement to block the road before Al-Hillu. Leading figure Osama Dujo said in a statement to (SMC) that Agar and Arman are preparing to hold

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Officials in Kenya for Final Assessment

Confederation of African Football (Caf) inspectors arrived in Kenya on Monday to assess the country’s progress towards hosting next year’s African Nations Championships (Chan). The eight-member team’s visit was delayed a week due to uncertainty surrounding the disputed outcome of last month’s presidential election in Kenya. Caf vice-president Constant Omari Selemani is leading the inspection

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Sudanese-Canadian Community, City of St. Catharines Celebrates Abu Kigab’s Gold Medal at Worlds

Abu Kigab has been able to beat many things since he started playing basketball. He has been able to penetrate man and zone defences, withstand pressure when the target on the back is as big as the ball. It goes without saying that the one-time St. Francis Catholic Secondary School standout has repeatedly beat the

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UNESCO Team Arrives in Doha on Four-day Visit

A delegation of the Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) arrived on a four-day visit to Qatar. The delegation includes members from Sudan, Oman, South Africa, Nicaragua, Kenya, Yemen, Malaysia, South Korea, Malaysia, El Salvador and Algeria. Dr Hamda Hassan al-Sulaiti, Secretary-General of the Qatar National Committee for Education,

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