Defense Minister: The State Will Defend Its Sovereignty

SMC-  Defense Minister General Awad Mohammed Ahmed bin Auf confirmed the determination of the state and its insistence on enforcing the weapons collection project until it reaches its conclusion at whatever cost. This came during his address to citizens in Umm al-Qura, South Darfur state, when he arrived it Saturday accompanied by the governor of

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Parliamentarians Threaten to Sue Egypt for Attacks on Halayeb Citizens

SMC- Sudanese parliamentarians have threatened to sue the Egyptian government internationally for continuing attacks on citizens of the occupied Sudanese province of Halayeb. Speaking to the SMC the representative of Halayeb at the parliament, Ahmed Issa Omar said that the Egyptian authorities continue to target the Halayeb citizens, pointing out to a series of attacks

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Human rights must be central in all discussions concerning migrants, UN experts urge States

Global compact for migration stocktaking GENEVA (1 December 2017) – UN experts* have urged States to ensure a human rights-centred approach when developing the global compact for migration, as Member States enter the stocktaking and then negotiation phase. Their full statement is as follows: “States should take a strong stand against discrimination and demonstrate that

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Sudan President Returns After Successful Chad Visit

SMC- President Omar al-Bashir has returned to the country on Saturday following his participation in the Republic of Chad National Day celebrations. He was received at Khartoum airport by First Vice-President Bakri Hassan Saleh, Prime Minister of the National Council. The State Minister at the ministry of  Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Atta Al-Mannan Bakhit, said in

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Yemen’s Saleh says ready for ‘new page’ with Saudi-led coalition

The call came as his supporters battled Houthi fighters for a fourth day in the capital Sanaa while both sides traded blame for a widening rift between allies that could affect the course of the civil war. Together they have fought the Saudi-led coalition which intervened in Yemen in 2015 aiming to restore the internationally

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Football Cecafa Challenge 2017: After dicey political situation attention turns to stadia as Senior Challenge Cup begins

Tame national team, below par infrastructure and with the country’s penchant for disorganisation, fans don’t know what to expect. Africa’s oldest regional football tournament, the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup kicks off today in two Kenyan towns and inevitably putting it under international spotlight once again. This time though it will be a limelight of a

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Troika: Warring Parties Must End Hostilities Ahead of Revitalization Forum

Members of the “Troika” (Norway, United Kingdom and United States) released a statement Thursday saying all parties in South Sudan must end hostilities as a sign of their commitment to the High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF), which is aimed at implementing a 2015 peace deal that has all but collapsed. The forum, organized by the

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