Sudan: Embassy of Italy Inaugurates Second Edition of Week of Italian Kitchen in World

The Italian embassy in Sudan has inaugurated the second edition of the Italian Kitchen Week in the World, which will continue from 1st to the 7 th of current December, targeting the enhancement of the cooking traditions as a significant brand for the Italian identity and culture that links the Italian dishes with the Sudanese

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South Africa: Economic Ministerial Sector Approves Trade Agreement Between Sudan and South Africa

The Technical Committee of the Cabinet’s Economic Sector approved in a meting , Sunday which was chaired by Undersecretary of Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Mona Abu Haraz, the Trade Agreement between Government of Sudan and Government of Republic of South Africa which aims to bolster commercial ties , remove non-custom trade barriers and

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Libya Slave Trade: AU Moves Into Action

African Union (AU) has sent a delegation to Libya to ascertain the situation on the ground regarding human trafficking and purported slave trade, Acting Director for AU Peace and Security Department, Dr Admore Kambudzi, has revealed. A video that shows African migrants sold as slaves in Libya sparked a global outcry. It came to light

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Libya’s Chargé D’affaires Denied the Existence of Slave Auctions in his Country

SMC- Libya’s Chargé d’affaires in Khartoum, Ali Meftah al-Mahrouq, has denied organized human trafficking or slave trade of African citizens on his country’s territory, saying in press conference in Khartoum on Sunday that “It is not systematic action or collective behavior”. “Even if it happens, it remains an individual act, and the perpetrators will be

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UN Official Informed about the Human Rights Situation in Sudan

SMC- The High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein, has informed about the efforts of the National Human Rights Commission in the Sudan and its role in protection and promotion of human rights, in favour of independence and impartiality required for various human rights issues. The deputy Chair-person of the National

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Why South Sudan’s peace process is complicated

As you know, South Sudan is a country that was part of Sudan and came to being through disagreement between the Sudanese which led to a civil war between the South and the rest of Sudan. My understanding is that, at the beginning, this thing was not about secession; it was a civil war which

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Champions Uganda face Burundi in Bukhungu

Defending champions Uganda will Monday afternoon confront Burundi in a Group “B” match at Bukhungu Stadium in the only fixture of day two of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup. Boasting a record 14 titles at this regional showpiece, Uganda Cranesstart as favourites – on paper – to pick maximum points from this fixture. Under local coach Moses

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Advocates call for more support from Canadian government for women in South Sudan

The Canadian government should provide more support for grassroots organizations to combat gender-based violence in South Sudan, two women’s advocates told a Regina audience Saturday. The country has been embroiled in a civil war since 2013, and women there continue to face high rates of gender-based violence – despite what Agnes Wasuk Petia calls a

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Eastern Africa Standby Force Concludes Drills in Sudan

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) on Sunday concluded field training exercise, dubbed “Mashariki Salaam II,” in Gebeit military base in eastern Sudan. The drills were launched with participation of combatant units from Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, Comoro Islands, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Burundi. Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad ibn Auf, addressing the exercise’s closing

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Khartoum Receives First Economic Mission of American Businessmen

The first US economic mission comprising a delegation of American businessmen arrive in Khartoum today. The delegation, which will continue until Thursday, will meet with the Minister of Oil and Gas, “Abdulrahman Osman” to discuss investment opportunities available in the field of oil, and notes that the visit under the auspices of Sudatel and in

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