South Sudan Needs Bold alternatives, not this Dumpster fire of failed Interventions

Haley has steadily escalated her rhetoric against Kiir throughout the first year of President Donald Trump’s administration. However, this rhetoric still awaits a clear policy, while the international community is continuing to back a failed power-sharing agreement instead of seeking bold alternatives to end the war. As I wrote here a year ago, South Sudan’s

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Sudanese-Ugandan Economic Forum Approves Economic Partnerships to Develop Bilateral Relations

The Forum of Partners between Sudanese and Ugandan Businessmen, which held Tuesday at the Ugandan Ministry of Finance, endorsed understandings in investment fields and partnerships to develop economic relations between Sudan and Uganda. The forum stressed the importance of activating the strategic economic partnerships between the two countries, commending holding of an economic conference in

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Tarikh Tana Radio Series About the S. Sudan National Archives Part 2: The Gospel of St Mark in Bari

Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the second radio show about the South Sudan National Archives on Wednesday 8 November 2017, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and UNESCO, with Norway’s financial support. This edition looked at an extract of the Gospel of St Mark from a

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Washington Calls on 37 African States to Discuss Security

SMC- The United States Administration invited 37 African foreign ministers and the African Union to a high level dialogue on trade, investment and terrorism in Washington on Thursday and Friday.  The assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto in a statement to the US embassy in Ethiopia on Tuesday said, “Thirty seven foreign

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Sudan to Unify Currency Rate in Bid to Win foreign Investment

Sudan is taking steps to close the gap between its official and unofficial currency rates and scrap subsidies by end-2019 to win foreign investment after US sanctions ended, Minister of State for Finance Magdi Hassan Yassin told Reuters on Tuesday. Washington last month suspended 20-year sanctions and lifted a trade embargo because it decided that

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Sudan Accuses South Sudan of Obstructing AJOC

SMC- Sudan accused South Sudan of obstructing meetings of the oversight committee on the disputed region of Abyei. Head of the Sudanese committee for the administration of Abyei Hassan Ali Nimir In his address before the meeting Monday, Nimir accused South Sudan of disrupting the work of the Abyei Joint Oversight Committee (AJOC) by unilaterally suspending participation in

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Swiss woman abducted in Sudan’s Darfur region freed: North Darfur official

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities have freed a Swiss humanitarian worker who was abducted in Darfur last month, the deputy governor of North Darfur, Mohamed Barima, told Reuters on Wednesday. Sudanese authorities previously said they believed a criminal gang had abducted the Swiss woman outside her home near the city of al-Fashir. Barima said the

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Turkey has completed its purchase of Russia’s advanced missile system, and relations with NATO are still tense

Throughout the summer and fall, Turkey moved ahead with plans to buy Russia’s advanced S-400 anti-missile defense system. The purchase concerned NATO members and underscored the contentious relationship between Ankara and the West, but Turkey said this week that it had been completed. “It is finished. The S-400 missiles have been bought. The rest is

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Russia posts Video game Screenshot as ‘proof’ of US Helping IS

The ministry claimed the image showed an IS convoy leaving a Syrian town last week aided by US forces. Instead, it came from the smartphone game AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. The ministry said an employee had mistakenly attached the photo. The Conflict Intelligence Team fact-checking group said the other four provided were also

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U.S. Welcomes pledge by South Sudan to allow Free Access forHumanitarian Groups

The Trump administration is welcoming a pledge from South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to allow free passage for humanitarian agencies that have struggled to reach some of the war-ravaged country’s neediest people. Kiir’s written order promising “free, unimpeded and unhindered movement” for aid convoys followed months of international demands and a blunt warning from U.S.

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