Sudan: President Al-Bashir Lauds Role of Rwanda in Refuting ICC Allegations and Realization of Peace and Stability

President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has lauded the honorable stances of Uganda in supporting Sudan just causes at the regional and international forums as well as its high voice in rejecting the allegations of the so-called International Criminal Court and its targeting to the African continent. Addressing the opening sitting of the

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Sudan: Assistant of President Affirms Presidency Support to Ministry of Education

he Assistant of the President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul- Rahman al-Sadig al- Mahdi, has affirmed the support of the Presidency of the Republic to all programs of the Ministry of Education in the center and the state through the schools tournament, the education and innovation projects, and the illiteracy elimination and elders’ education.

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UK Parliament debates Libyan slave trade

MPs have called on the British government to take urgent action to prevent African migrants being sold as slaves in Libya. Footage of young men being auctioned off as farm workers, broadcast by CNN, has prompted international outrage. A debate on the issue, in the House of Commons, was triggered by a petition supported by

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Uganda, DR Congo agree to share intelligence to fight ADF rebels

Ugandan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) authorities have agreed to strengthen liaison mechanisms and share intelligence information in a bid to defeat the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels following their deadly attack on UN peacekeepers. Brig. Richard Karemire, Ugandan military spokesperson, told Xinhua on Tuesday that the Ugandan government and DRC’s North

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The Sudan Humanitarian Fund receives a boost with UK

Joint Press Release A contribution from the United Kingdom to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund helps keep the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in operation and helps meet the needs of people affected by conflict, disease outbreaks and refugees fleeing the crisis in South Sudan. A new £31.5 million multi-year contribution from the United Kingdom

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Kagame, Al-Bashir hold bilateral talks

President Paul Kagame yesterday arrived in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum for a two-day state visit, which Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo said signifies “the stepping up of the bilateral relations” between the two countries. On the first day f his visit, President Kagame held a bilateral meeting with his host, President Omar al-Bashir, and

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Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, on the occasion of the launching of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development High-Level Revitalisation Forum on South Sudan

Honourable Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, Distinguished Representatives of IGAD Member States, Representatives of partner countries and institutions, Brothers and Sisters of South Sudan, Ladies and Gentlemen, This week will certainly remain in the annals as one of the most crucial in the post-independence history of South Sudan. It can mark the beginning of a

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Regional stability means some South Sudanese are going home

hundreds of South Sudanese are going home to their villages in an Upper Nile region now safe enough for their return, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Wednesday. Most chose to settle in Melut, a town near the civilian camp where they’ve been living. It is now closed after hundreds of families

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CHAN Foes Rwanda Prepare With Friendlies Vs Sudan, Algeria

Rwanda will face Sudan and Algeria in friendly games ahead of their participation at the African Nations Championship in Morocco next year, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Amavubi who will be making their third appearance at the CHAN will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria in their first group game in Tagier on January 15. Former champions

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‘The Best American Sports Writing 2017’: The Power of the Pen in a Year of Unquiet Americans

“Sports has never quite known how to stay in its lane,” notes Howard Bryant, ESPN senior writer and editor of the Best American Sports Writing 2017 (BASW 2017) anthology. In a watershed moment for journalism, the best sports stories give shape to competitions in context, connecting prep sports and human trafficking, or taking a knee

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