Sudan, Rwanda join hands in African peace, anti-terror efforts

Sudan and Rwanda on Thursday agreed to unite their efforts to seek peaceful solutions for the issues of the African continent and combat terrorism and cross-border crimes. The agreement was struck when Rwandan President Paul Kagame concluded his official two-day visit to Sudan. The two sides issued a joint communique in which they vowed to

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South Sudan’s orphans are finding solace through song

Since South Sudan descended into civil war four years ago this month, upheaval in the world’s youngest nation has had a “staggering impact on children,” according to a new report by the U.N. children’s agency. More than 16,000 are missing, separated from their families or unaccompanied. Some children in the largely Christian nation are finding

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SsangYong Motor re-enters Sudan after 8 years

SsangYong Motor, the local unit of India’s Mahindra & Mahindra, will start 2018 by re-entering the lucrative Sudanese market after eight years, seeking to expand its market share in Africa, the company said Friday. The decision came after the US lifted economic sanctions against Sudan in October 2016 after some 20 years. Starting with the

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Hafar Forces Inspect 118 Bodies of JEM in Sirte, Libya

SMC- The operation room of the Greater Sirte of the forces of Khalifa Hafter has revealed on the existence of 118 graves containing the dead forces of justice and equality movement (JEM) during the clashes in the Crescent oil last year. Salim Diryag, the commander of the central region, said in a letter to Haftar

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South Sudan warring parties ink new ceasefire

South Sudan’s government and main armed groups on Thursday signed a ceasefire agreement during peace talks in Ethiopia, the latest push to end a devastating four year war in the country. “With effect from 00:01 hours (South Sudan local time) on the 24th day of December 2017, a Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) shall come into

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Amavubi to play Sudan, Algeria in CHAN preps

RWANDA will play two warm-up matches against Sudan and Algeria early next month as part of preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals tournament set for January 12 to February 4 in Morocco. Amavubi will hold a ten-day training camp in Tunisia from January 2 to 11 before connecting to Morocco. Despite a

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Sudanese Govt Welcomes Upcoming Visit By Turkey’s President

Sudan has welcomed the upcoming visit to the country by President Tayeb Reccep Erdogan of Turkey beginning on Sunday. A media statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here Thursday said the visit represented a new qualitative development in bilateral relations and was expected to witness the signing of a number of agreements and

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FULL SPEECH: President Kagame’s address at the International University of Africa in Sudan

I am pleased to visit the International University of Africa and have this opportunity to speak with you today. I would like to thank the Vice Chancellor for the kind invitation. Our visit to Khartoum is aimed at strengthening the friendship between Rwanda and Sudan, and advancing cooperation on our continent. The need to work

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UNHCR welcomes Britain’s support for South Sudanese refugees in Sudan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today welcomed a multi-year contribution of £7.5 million (approximately US$9.9 million) spread over three years from the Government of the United Kingdom to respond to the critical needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan, and those anticipated to arrive between 2018 and 2020. UNHCR will use the

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