AP Sources: US Poised to Lift Longstanding Sudan Sanctions

  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOCT. 5, 2017 WASHINGTON — The United States is poised to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan, U.S. officials said Thursday, recognizing the long-estranged country’s progress on human rights and counterterrorism after decades of war and abuses. The Trump administration will complete a process that former President Barack Obama started in January,

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Robert Irwin on Season of Migration to the North: ‘The most important Arabic novel of the 20th Century’

Tue 7 Nov 2017 Tel: +44 (0)1937 546546 Email: boxoffice@bl.uk Full Price: £10.00 Member: £7.00 Under 18: £7.00 Other concessions available The Saif Ghobash Banipal Translation Prize Lecture The masterpiece of the Sudanese writer Tayeb Salih (1929-2009), Season of Migration to the North was first published in Arabic in 1966 and in its English translation by Denys Johnson-Davies in

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Sudan Expects US to Lift Economic Sanctions

Africa Thursday 5 October 2017 JOHANNESBURG – Sudan expects the United Staes to lift punitive economic sanctions it imposed on the country because it says it has met all the required conditions and has received favourable assessments for its efforts. A spokesman from the Sudanese Embassy in Pretoria on Thursday told the African News Agency

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Sudan and Poland Discuss Combating Terrorism and Illegal Migration Issues

SMC- The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hamid Mumtaz and Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Joanna Veronica discussed the issues of combating terrorism and illegal migration, the government’s efforts to support stability in south Sudan, Libya and the Horn of Africa, and the situation of refugees hosted by the country. The talks dealt with the

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Minister: Sudan Hosts Over a Million South Sudan Refugees

SMC- Minister of State at the Ministry of Interior, Babiker Ahmed Degna said that, Sudan is the largest country in Africa to host refugees with more than 2 million refugees, from the state of South Sudan. During his presentation of Sudan statement at the 68th session of the Executive Committee of the UN High Commissioner

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Khartoum to host conference of African Society of Cardiology next month

Khartoum (IINA) – The Sudan Heart Society (SHS) will host the regional conference of the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR), which coincides with the African Summit of the World Heart Union and the African Catheterization, in Khartoum on October 7-11, Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported. The conference will be held in the presence of First

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Khartoum Health Ministry Shuts Down Bottled Water Factories

SMC- Khartoum’s Minister of Health, Professor Mamoun Himeida, on Wednesday, issued  a decision to close down a large number of bottled water factories. The decision attributed the closure to non-compliance with the industrialization principles that guarantee the safety of citizens, especially as some factories do not have a work license and others produce polluted water. Bottled water

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New school, new future in South Sudan

In South Sudan, an estimated 2 million children of primary school age are out of school due to the ongoing violence across the country. The conflict has also forced one fourth of schools to shut down. UNICEF is working with partners to improve access to education in the country. Learn how one newly constructed school

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China’s Ties with Sudan Offer Promising new Model

It is not difficult to find China’s legacy in Sudan. From landmark buildings – such as the Friendship Hall in Khartoum, built with Chinese assistance – to vital infrastructure like the Merowe Dam, known as Sudan’s “Three Gorges,” Chinese influence in Sudan is visible. While Western media outlets hype up the theory of China’s neocolonialism

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