War-Torn South Sudan Sees River Route Boosting Trade With Sudan

  ByOkech Francis Officials say reviving barge transport may ease economic woes East African nation could import food, drink from north South Sudan said it’s in talks with Sudan to restart river transport and boost trade between the two former foes, potentially easing the war-torn country’s economic crisis. South Sudan is keen to revitalize a

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US expected to end sanctions on Sudan Trump administration

by Katrina Manson in Washington US president Donald Trump is expected to revoke longstanding sanctions on Sudan ahead of an October 12 deadline after the north African country ended ties with North Korea, according to people briefed on the matter. The Trump administration had delayed a decision in July over whether to lift sanctions permanently

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Sudan Elected Head of the World Health Network for Policies

SMC- The Minister of Health, Bahr Idriss Abu Gerda, was elected head of the World Health Network for All Policies, during the meeting in Thailand of World Health Organization (WHO, with the participation of 60 OIC Member States and global participation. The election of Sudan is a new victory for Sudan in its international relations.

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Ministry Of Guidance Activates Campaign to Combat FGM and Early Marriage

SMC An official of the Ministry of Guidance and Endowments of Sudan announced on Monday that the ministry has activate an existing campaign to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) and early marriage by focusing on the countryside communities. The director of the Guidance Department at the Ministry of Guidance and Endowments, Al-Fatih Mukhtar said that “the

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Sudan: Cabinet Minister Receives UK Ambassador to Sudan

Khartoum — The Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Ahmed Saad Omar, on Tuesday received UK ambassador to the Sudan, Michael Aron, to review bilateral relations and effort of the two countries to coordinate on political arenas. The ambassador said his county’s relations with the Sudan are considered strategic and constitute a turning point in all areas,

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Sudan: FM Meets Belarusian Minister of Oil

Khartoum — Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Tuesday , with Minister of Oil of Belarus , Vladimir Potupchik and discussed bilateral relations and ways of boosting cooperation in all fields. Professor Ghanour said Sudan is looking forward to establishing economic partnership with Belarus , pointing out that economic cooperation would a cornerstone in

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Sudan: Minister of Commerce Discusses With Egyptian Ambassador in Khartoum Sudanese-Egyptian Economic Relations

Khartoum — The Minister of Commerce Hatim Al-Sir has reviewed with Egyptian Ambassador to Khartoum Osama Shaltut economic relations between the two countries. The Minister and the Ambassador agreed to continue efforts to implement the memorandum of strategic partnership between the two countries signed by the two heads of state. It was also agreed, during

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Sudan: Symposium On U.S. Sanctions Between Expectation and Lifting Indicators – Calls for Mobilization of Efforts to Lift Sanctions

Khartoum — The General Federation of Sudanese Students held a symposium Tuesday under the title “American Sanctions between Anticipation and Lifting Indicators” amid a qualitative presence of a number of interested people and experts. “The US sanctions on Sudan have had a great impact on youth,” said Eng. Mosab Mohamed Othman, head of the General

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Sudan Affirms Its Commitment to Implementation of Agreements for Combating Corruption

Khartoum — Sudan has as affirmed its obligation to implementation of the international and regional agreements on incrimination of all forms of corruption and reiterated its commitment to cooperate with the international community in combating corruption and removing all its causes. This was affirmed by the Attorney General, Omer Ahmed Mohamed, in his address at

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ISIS Releases Video of Captured Russian Soldiers That Moscow Denies Losing in Syria

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) released a video Tuesday of two injured men it claims are captured Russian soldiers that Moscow has denied losing. The “proof of life” video was shared by ISIS’s official Amaq news agency and shared via encrypted messaging app Telegram and other forms of social media. The footage depicts two bruised and

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