President Al Bashir Heads to Kuwait on First-Leg of Gulf Tour

SMC- President Omar Al Bashir landed in Kuwait on Sunday on his first-leg of a Gulf tour that will also take him to Qatar, during which he will discuss with the leaders of the two countries bilateral relations and efforts to rebuild Sudan and achieve peace. First Vice-President of the Republic, Bakri Hassan Saleh, Prime

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Vladimir Putin invites Sepp Blatter to 2018 World Cup

Blatter led football’s governing body for 17 years until a corruption scandal forced him out of the sport. FIFA’s ethics committee gave Blatter a six-year suspension from all football-related activities in 2015, but he has every intention of attending next year’s tournament as a spectator. “I will go to the World Cup in Russia. I

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East Africa: 7th ICGLR Summit Begins

Brazzaville — The 7th Summit of Presidents and Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region(ICGLR) commenced here, Thursday , with participation of Sudan by a delegation headed by the Vice-President of he Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman. The ICGLR’s Executive Secretary , Ambassador Zakary Muburi-Muita, addressed the opening sitting and

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Sudan: Ministry of Transportation Welcomes Cooperation With Turkey in Railways Field

Khartoum — The Minister of Transportation, Roads and Bridges, engineer, Makawi Mohamed Awad, met with the visiting delegation of the Turkish railways, led by engineer, Issa Abadin, the Chairman of Board of Directors, and General Director of the Turkish Railways, accompanied by a number of companies working in the railways field, in the presence of

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Where does the U.S. have troops in Africa, and why?

The deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger earlier this month — and the ensuing controversy surrounding President Trump’s calls to their families — has thrust a little-discussed country into the spotlight, and could lead to a reevaluation of the U.S. presence on the African continent more generally. The Pentagon has slowly been bolstering the

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Why can’t booming Ethiopia handle this year’s drought?

Ethiopia can’t seem to escape the blight of drought, no matter how hard it tries. Despite impressive economic growth and decades of capacity building, it faces another humanitarian crisis as one of the worst droughts in living memory scorches the Horn of Africa. At the beginning of the year, 5.6 million Ethiopians were in need

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A 10-month Umrah season proposed

RIYADH: A government proposal to extend the Umrah season from the current eight months to 10 is being considered, local media said quoting informed sources. The proposal, according to which Moharram and Shawwal would be included in the Umrah season, comes in the context of having a new vision for Makkah and Madinah, the sources

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Sudan: With Wide Arab Participation.. Meeting of Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization Launched in Khartoum

Khartoum — The Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization held its 49 th meeting, Thursday, in Khartoum, under the auspices of the Industrial and Mining Arab Organization, hosted by the Sudanese standardization and Meteorology Authority, and chaired by Dr. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Sakarab. The meeting has included the directors of the Arab standardization authorities, with the

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New High exhibition dispels stereotypes of Africa

For countless years, many in the United States have associated the continent of Africa with Tarzan swinging through the jungle on vines while his wife Jane sits at home in their treehouse waiting for him to bring home dinner. However, that association is a thing of the past as the current exhibition at the High

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Sudan: FM Receives Message From Cuban Counterpart

Khartoum — The Deputy Foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Ambassador, Mahmud Hassan Al-Amin received, Thursday, at his office, the Cuban Ambassador to Sudan. The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries and means for developing them further and the coordination between the two sides in regional and international forums, in addition to cooperation in health,

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