Sudan Calls on UN Trade and Development Agency to Compensate it For Sanctions

SMC- Sudan’s permanent representative to Geneva, Mustafa Osman Ismail, called  on Tuesday the United Nations Organization for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to open the way for Sudan to compensate for what it missed in the areas of development, training and rehabilitation because of US sanctions. In his address to the meeting of the Director-General of the Organization

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South Sudanese musicians sing for peace

The concert, which attracted thousands to the country’s capital Juba, took place on 30 September at the Basketball Stadium. South Sudanese musicians from the diaspora and those from the region each took turns to spread messages of peace. The world’s youngest nation has been devastated by political and tribal violence with more than 1 million

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Egypt: Foreign Minister – Halayeb Will Be Key Issue for Establishing Distinguished Relations With Egypt

Khartoum — The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, pointed out that the issue of Halayeb will be a key one for establishing distinguished relations with Egypt. Interviewed by SUNA, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour said that there are many circles inside Egypt, and may be in Sudan and abroad, that do not want the relations between Sudan

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Sudan: Govt to Host Association of African Insectologists’ 22nd Conference On October 23

Khartoum — Sudan is due to host the Twenty-Second Conference of the Association of African Insectologists in Wad Medani, the Capital of Gezira State during 23-26 of the current month of October under the slogan “For the Well-Being of Mankind through Safe Combating of Insect Pests in A Changing World”. The Director General of the

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Sudan: FVP Chairs Meeting of Arab Conference On Sudan Reconstruction

Khartoum — The First Vice-President and the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Salih chaired, Tuesday, at the Council of Ministers, the meeting of the Higher Committee Assigned to prepare for holding the Arab Conference on Sudan Reconstruction. Minister of Social Security and the Rapporteur of the Higher Committee, Mashaer Al-Dawalab said the conference is

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U.S. Opens New Chapter In Sudan Relations, Lifting Sanctions

(GIN) – Sudan’s strained relations with the U.S., decades long, have suddenly taken a turn for the better. In a move that caught some diplomats and human rights defenders by surprise, the U.S. State Department announced the lifting of some of its toughest economic and trade sanctions against Sudan. The initiative was reportedly hammered out

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Sudan: Embassy of France in Khartoum, Francophone University Agency Sign Agreement With Kordufan University

Al-Obied — The Director of Kordufan University, Prof. Mohamed El-Nour Taha, asserted the university’s openness towards the regional and global organizations in the field of scientific research, experiments, and the exchange of experiences for the benefit of the countries and students. In press statements to SUNA, Tuesday, following his meeting with the French delegation comprising

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Ethiopia Launches ‘first of its kind’ Swap Agreement With Sudan

  Rachael King 11 Oct 2017 The National Bank of Ethiopia has signed a currency swap deal with Sudan which will allow the two countries to use their local currencies without “convergence”. The agreement will be the “first in its kind” for Ethiopia, the central bank announced in a statement on October 10, though Sudan already

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Catalan Leader Steps Back from Declaring Immediate Independence

    Barcelona – Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said Tuesday he had accepted the “mandate of the people” for his region’s independence from Spain but suspended the declaration to allow more time for talks with Madrid. In a speech to regional lawmakers in Barcelona, Puigdemont stopped short of declaring an outright split but left the

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East African bloc hails lifting of U.S. embargo on Sudan

   2017-10-11|Editor: yan ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mahboub Maalim, has hailed the lifting of trade and economic sanctions that the United States had weighed on the Republic of Sudan the last couple of decades. “It is to be noted that the sanctions imposed

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