Sudan: US Did not Ask Bashir to quit to Improve Relations

Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour yesterday denied reports that the US had conditioned that Omar Al-Bashir should quit as president in return for normalising ties between the two countries, Rai Al-Youm reported. In an interview with the London-based Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Ghandour said that the US did not put conditions on the normalisation of ties. “There

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Beijing is cultivating the next generation of African elites by training them in China

Anthony Kpandu took a delegation from his party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), to China last year to train with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Kpandu is in charge of special working groups at the general secretariat for the SPLM, the liberation movement turned government party that helped South Sudan gain independence from Sudan

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Baylor’s Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. plays in front of parents for first time

Baylor big man Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. recorded his 100th block Thursday night when the Bears played Texas-Southern, but that isn’t what Lual-Acuil will remember most about the game. Lual-Acuil’s parents, Joseph Acuil and Ayen Mayor, arrived from South Sudan on Thursday. It was the first time Lual-Acuil had seen them in more than four years,

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Sudan: President Bashir Returns Home At the End of OIC Turkey Summit

President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, returned to Khartoum on Thursday following his participation in the Extraordinary Summit meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation OIC which was convened in Istanbul where he met a number of Muslim leaders He was received upon his return to Khartoum by the First Vice President and Federal

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CCA Leads U.S. Delegation to Sudan on Historic Trade Mission

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) led an historic trade mission to Khartoum, Sudan on December 3-7, 2017. This first trade mission to Sudan – less than two months after the U.S. government lifted economic sanctions in place for over 20 years – afforded U.S. companies an up close and hands on experience in Sudan to

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UNICEF says millions of children bear brunt of South Sudan crisis

South Sudan children are bearing the brunt of a crisis that entered its fourth year, the UN children’s agency said in a report released on Friday. UNICEF said the children have been victims of malnutrition, disease, forced recruitment, violence and the loss of schooling, and are growing up in a world of violence and fear

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