Sudan: Al-Bashir to Head to Chad to Participate in Its National Day Celebrations

the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to leave for Chad Friday on a two-day visit to take part in Chad’s National Day celebrations. President Al-Bashir will hold talks during the visit with his brother President Idris Debby on bilateral relations and regional and international issues of common interest. The President

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Turkish plane makes Sudan emergency landing after bomb scare

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 107 passengers from Nairobi to Cairo made an emergency landing in Khartoum on Thursday after a passenger reported a bomb threat, a Sudanese aviation official said. “Turkish Airlines flight 606 made an emergency landing after a passenger on board said he received an email saying there was a bomb on

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Cecafa holds it’s general assembly

Twelve heads of federations affiliated to the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) will attend the body’s annual general assembly in Nairobi Sunday. According to Cecafa secretary general Nicholas Musonye, the agenda of the meeting, to be resided over by Cecafa president Mutassim Gafaar from Sudan, will comprise among other things, election

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation

In late-1820s Paris, women wore their hair in towering horn shapes, people pasted giraffe-themed wallpapers on their homes, fabric was manufactured in spotted patterns, and one of the most popular colors was “giraffe yellow.” Everything was “la mode à la girafe.” The cause of this frenzy for the African mammal was the arrival of a

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Why Egypt is Now Getting Involved in South Sudan

after four consecutive meetings with all concerned parties, the Cairo “Declaration of Unification” of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) was signed at the headquarters of the Egyptian General Intelligence under the auspices of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni. The parties agreed that the General Intelligence would follow up on the

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