Senior US State Department Official Says Political Sides Working to Remove Sudan from States Sponsoring Terrorism List

SMC- U.S. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions, Sandra Oudkirk, on Monday held a press conference at the U.S. embassy in Khartoum to discuss the recent lifting of economic sanctions in Sudan and to encourage the continuing of the positive engagement between Sudan and the US. Visiting Sudan from

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Sudan seeks foreign partners to develop resources industry post sanctions

Sudan is seeking international partners to help develop its mining industry as it prepares for an economic upswing following the lifting of sanctions by the United States, the country’s mining minister said on Tuesday. “As Sudan prepares for the post-sanctions era… we are looking for our economy to upsurge again,” Hashim Salim, minister of Sudan’s

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Hope Road – from Sudan to Moruya

Tom Zubrycki, one of Australia’s leading documentary makers will visit Moruya on Friday when his latest film  ‘Hope Road’ screens at St Mary’s Performing Arts Centre at 6pm. Featuring a Q&A with the director, the film screening shines a light onto the power of documentary making and explores what it is like to straddle cultures.

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Getting South Sudan Right

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a stern message to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in their meeting in Juba on October 24: the United States is “disappointed” in Kiir’s leadership and he must not take US assistance for granted. In a stark reminder of the perilous situation in the six-year-old

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How Europe exported its refugee crisis to north Africa

Something happened to the deadly migrant trail into Europe in 2017. It dried up. Not completely, but palpably. In the high summer, peak time for traffic across the Mediterranean, numbers fell by as much as 70%. This was no random occurrence. Even before the mass arrival of more than a million migrants and refugees into

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Iran blocking Yemen peace efforts: Jubeir

Riyadh — Saudi Arabia on Sunday said Iran was blocking peace efforts in Yemen by supporting the Yemeni rebels. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Tehran was smuggling arms to Yemen’s Houthi rebels and to the rebels’ ally ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh. “Iran is destroying all attempts to find a solution in Yemen, which

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Sudan: RSF Impose State Authority and Rule of Law in Number of North Darfur State’s Localities

Khartoum — The Rapid Support Forces(RSF) have imposed state authority and rule of law at Kutum, Kabkabya , Jebel Amir and Ghara areas in North Darfur State after defeating the unruly groups and ending all negative manifestations at these areas. RSF Spokesman, Col. Abdul-Rahman Al-Gaaly said in a statement to SUNA, that citizens welcomed entry

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Sudan: National Legislature to Discuss Its Performance During July-October Period

Khartoum — The National Legislature will deliberate next Monday on report of its Chairman about performance of the Legislature during July to October. While the National Assembly will listen to Ministers; Statements about performances of their Ministries and their plans for the year 2018. The Assembly will discuss in the same sitting report of the

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South Sudan’s homeless haunted by the ghosts of Juba’s secret shantytown

Shielding her eyes with one arm, the frail, 50-year-old Rose Juan glances at the tombstone outside her makeshift house. “I see ghosts in my dreams,” she says. For half a decade, the mother of five has been living among the dead. Time hasn’t eased the eeriness that engulfs her home. Juan is one of thousands

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British Ambassador: British Companies Should Invest In Sudan

SMC- The British Ambassador to Khartoum, Michael Aaron, called for the importance of restoration the British companies in Sudan through the creation and improvement of the investment environment, especially after the lifting of US economic sanctions imposed on Sudan. During his meeting with Minister of Industry Mossa Mohammed Karama, and delegation from British company Unilever,

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