World Bank’s Mission to visit Khartoum at the end of current November

Khartoum, Nov. 5 (SUNA) – A supervisory mission of the World Bank to visit Khartoum at the end of current November to inspect the projects of the sustainable management of natural resources and the implementation of the projects of pastures, forests and wildlife in the states of Kassala, Gezira and White Nile. The National Coordinator

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Oil-rich yet on edge in Turkana

Rebecca Ekale doesn’t believe anything good can come from the black gold bonanza that will bring untold riches to arid Turkana, the poorest county in Kenya. “I have no interest in oil,” the mother of six told IRIN outside her brick-and-thatch home in the village of Lomokamar. Like many pastoralist herders, Ekale has been hit

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President Al-Bashir declares pardoning any rebel who put down arms immediately to join peace process

The president of the Republic, Omar Al-Bashir on Wednesday announced a general pardon on any rebel who lay down arms and join the peace process, peacefully, declaring during the celebrations marking the completion of the DDPD, the release of all child soldiers who were caught during the Goz Dongo battle, and that they be transferred

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Oil hits two-and-a-half year peak on Saudi purge, world shares retreat

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil jumped to its highest in over two years on Monday as Saudi Arabia’s crown prince cemented his power through a crackdown on corruption, while world shares eased a notch and major currencies traded in tight ranges. Oil prices reached their highest since July 2015 as Mohammed bin Salman’s purge led to

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Turkish aid to Sudan exceeds that of UN: Sudan official

The Turkish Red Crescent provides more humanitarian aid to Sudan than the UN, Osman Abdallah, secretary-general of the Sudanese Red Crescent, said Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of a week-long conference held by the General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and Red Crescent Societies — now underway in Turkey’s Antalya province

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Casablanca defeats Al Ahly to win African Champions League

(ANSAmed) – NAPLES, NOVEMBER 6 – There was celebration in Casablanca and throughout the Moroccan diaspora on November 4 after Wydad defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 to become African champions for the second time. The winning goal was scored by Walid El Karty in the second half. Wydad Casablanca first won Africa’s premier club

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Al Bashir: Sudan Stands With Palestine in Defending its Rights

SMC-   President of Sudan Omar al Bashir said that Sudan is a partner for the Palestinian people in defending their rights. Envoy to the Palestinian President Azzam Al Ahmed, had delivered a letter from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, related to developments the situation in Palestine and the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas movements.

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Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border

Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was returning from an inspection tour when his aircraft came down near Abha late on Sunday, the interior ministry said. It did not give a cause for the crash. But it came hours after a major purge of the kingdom’s political and business leadership. An

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1.25 million face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation, double the number from the same time last year, according to a report by the United Nations and the government released Monday. This country could once again plunge into famine in 2018, warn humanitarians and the government. “The widespread and

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At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church

(CNN)At least 26 people were killed in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference. About 20 others were wounded, said Freeman Martin, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety, with victims ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old. Among the dead is

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