Sudan To Host EASF Exercises

SMC- Sudan has completed all arrangements to host the exercises for the East African Standby Forces (EASF), which will take place from 17 November to 7 December in the eastern region of Jebit. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sudanese Joint Forces Yahya Mohammed Khair, said that the exercise is the focus of the Sudan

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Sudan to Directly Export Gum Arabic to US Markets

SMC- The Gum Arabic Council has announced new policies for the export of gum arabic to the United States of America directly and the expansion of foreign markets, while the expected increase in production by more than (200) thousand tons early next year. The General of the Council Abdul Majid Abdul Qader said The US

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Don’t fixate on whether Africa’s economies are rising or not, let’s focus on helping people thrive

Until a couple of years ago, all financial institutions and investment banks were celebrating ‘Africa Rising’, in a symphony of compliments that should have cautioned any reasonable African leader as well as citizens on the continent. But what did they really mean when they were saying that Africa was rising? They simply meant that its

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How River Nile is powering 10 nations

Robert Okullo, 25, has been operating a video library and a photo studio in Arua town for the last five years. His business solely depends on power. But the unremitting power blackouts Arua experienced in the last and early months of 2016 and 2017 respectively hit his business hard. “I cannot work without power. The

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Egyptian Forces Chase Sudanese Miner to Death

SMC- Egyptian forces in Halayeb chased and ran over a Sudanese citizen at the Abu Ragabla border area between Sudan and Egypt. Eyewitnesses told the SMC that Egyptian forces chasing a group of miners killed Saad Khalal Seera, a citizen from the Ababda tribe by running him over with their vehicle and leaving to bleed

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Sudan to Take Part in Climate Change Conference in Bonn

SMC- Sudan is due to participate in the UN Climate Change Conference that will take place in 6-17 November 2017 in Bonn. Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Hassan Abdul-Gadir Hilal, explained in a press conference that the Sudan will participate in the conference with a delegation led by him, and will introduce

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Saudi Arabia detains princes, ministers and billionaire investor in extraordinary purge

ISTANBUL — Saudi authorities arrested royal family members, sitting cabinet ministers and former government officials in an extraordinary purge on Saturday that reportedly included the arrest of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire investor who owns major stakes in companies like Twitter and Citigroup. Saudi officials and loyalist media outlets framed the detentions as part

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Ghandour: Terror List Among 4 Issues to Be Negotiated with Washington

Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said that the round of talks between Khartoum and Washington in November would tackle four main issues, including the removal of his country from the list of states sponsoring terrorism, debt forgiveness, the file of the criminal court and Sudan’s entry into international trade, stressing continued Saudi support for Sudanese

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Tension in South Sudan capital after bid to disarm detained ex-army chief

NAIROBI – South Sudan’s government has sought to disarm the bodyguards of detained former army chief Paul Malong on fears he might escape and launch a rebellion, his wife said on Saturday, highlighting tensions within the leadership. Malong – the man who has led President Salva Kiir’s campaign against rebels – has been under house

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Sudan Expands Power Production, Prepares for Peaceful Nuclear Energy

Sudan announced on Wednesday its plans to set up two brand new power plants in the national free zone and Port Sudan just off the Red Sea coast. Undertook by Germany’s Siemens, both plants are said to produce 850 megawatts and are scheduled to be in service before summer 2018. Sudan has also announced that

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