Sudan Participates in Arab Coalition Meeting in Riyadh

SMC- Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour, accompanied by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Emad Adawi, headed to the Saudi capital Riyadh to participate in the joint meeting of foreign ministers and heads of staff of the Arab Coalition for the Restoration of Legitimacy to Yemen. The meeting in Riyadh will address several issues

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Kuwait telecoms giant Zain’s profits fall over Sudan, Iraq

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain on Sunday reported a drop in its third quarter net profits due to currency exchange losses in Sudan and conflict in Iraq. The company’s net profit in the third quarter fell seven percent to 40 million dinars ($132 million) from 43 million dinars ($142 million)in the same period last year, Zain

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Sudan Upholds its Commitments in Abyei

SMC- The Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations, Ambassador Omar Dahab, confirmed that his country has fulfilled all its commitment in the Abyei region, which is part of Sudan.  Dahab made a statement to the Security Council in his review of the periodic report of the Secretary General on the situation in Abyei

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Sudan: Sanctions Lifted, Now Development Is Imperative

Lawrence Freeman On October 12, the U.S. announced the long overdue, official removal of some sanctions on Sudan. Now, new and exciting potentials lie ahead for the future of Sudan and its people. This is not the time to delay; the government of Sudan should seize the moment to implement policies that will lead to

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Sudan Police: Church Closed at Request of Church Officials to Maintain Security and Protect Worshipers

SMC- The Sudanese police Friday said it had closed a church in Khartoum state and temporarily arrested its priest after a conflict between its team members over the Pastoral Care Ministry and upon the request of its leaders. A police force stormed the Church of Christ (SCOC), in Al-Thawra 29 neighbourhood in Khartoum state on

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Blue Nile State to Start Collecting Illegal Arms in November

SMC- The government of the Blue Nile has held a number of workshops in preparation to launch the disarmament campaign across the state in November, according to the information minister of the Blue Nile Abdel-Muni’m Mohamed Abu al-Gasim. Speaking to the SMC, he said the native administration has welcomed the decision to collect illegal arms

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Sudan PM to Visit Hungary on Monday

SMC- Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour will pay an official visit to Hungary on Monday as part of the promotion of relations between the two countries. During the visit, Ghandour will hold joint talks with the Hungarian Foreign Minister and will sign an agreement on economic and technical cooperation between the two countries. He will also

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Sudan to Increase Trade Exchange with China

SMC- The Ministry of Commerce stressed the importance of increasing trade exchange with China after the lifting of economic sanctions on the country, in order to benefit from the Chinese experience in developing foreign trade. The State Minister at the Ministry of Commerce, Al-Sadiq Muhammad Ali Hassab Al-Rasool, discussed the prospects of trade cooperation with

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Sudan: President of the Republic Meets the Head of the Sudanese Olympic Committee

Khartoum — President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omar al-Bashir met Monday, in his office, at the presidential palace, the Head of the Sudanese Olympic Committee, Hashem Haroun. Haroun said in a press statement that he briefed the president on the performance of the committee in the past period and its preparations for the participation

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CAF Confirms Dates for Rwanda, Ethiopia CHAN Tie

Rwanda will face Ethiopia in a two-legged play-off for the final slot in the 2018 Morocco CHAN on November 5 and 12, 2017 respectively. The development was confirmed on Saturday by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). With the tournament’s initial hosts Kenya having been stripped off the rights, Egypt were handed their position but the North Africans declined

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