Eight people die and 86 rescued from sinking dinghy off Libya

About 150 migrants were on board when dinghy was launched from Libya, according to authorities, with a search continuing to find survivors. At least eight people died and 86 others were rescued after a rubber dinghy starting sinking in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, according to the Italian coast guard, which said a search was

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The struggle to survive South Sudan’s hunger season

With South Sudan’s harvest season coming to an end and the dry season fast approaching, she is exhausted and hungry, taking longer rests in the shade of a nearby tree where she chews on a few raw peanuts to fill her empty stomach. She earns less than half a dollar for a day’s work labouring

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Popular Call for Revoking Four Freedoms Agreement with Egypt

Sudanese activists, media experts, and citizens start a campaign to collect signatures to bring pressure on the National Legislature for revoking the four freedoms agreement with Egypt after Sudan has fulfilled its commitment while Cairo regime is still reluctant up to this moment. Meanwhile, prominent popular leading figures stated to Sudan Vision that the issue

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Last group of Sudanese refugees return to South Darfur from CAR

A total of 1,494 individuals returned to their home villages in Dafag, South Darfur, ending 10 years of asylum in the Central African Republic (CAR). The voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees from Pladama Ouaka refugee camp in Bambari, CAR to Dafag, South Darfur was concluded on 5 January, with 1,494 individuals returned to their home

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DHS weighs ending protections for Salvadoran immigrants

The Trump administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the U.S. legally. Citizens of El Salvador are currently the beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status program, which provides humanitarian relief for foreigners whose countries are hit with natural disasters or strife. The administration

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CHAN Eagles depart for Morocco today

Nigeria’s trophy-hunting Home-based Senior Team will fly out of the country in the night today for the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco, 13th January – 4th February 2018. A few days ago, Head Coach Salisu Yusuf named a 23-man team to fly Nigeria’s flag at the finals, where the 2014 bronze medalists

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Sudan: Meeting On Closure of Border Crossings With Eritrea Held in Kassala

Governor of Kassala State, Adam Jammaa Adam held a series of meetings with the State’s Security Committee, native administration and parties and political forces to clear aspects of shutdown of all border crossings with Eritrea pursuant to declaration of state of emergency in the Kassala State. Rapporteur of the Sttae Security Committee, Maj. Gen.(police) Yahya

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The Reality of Economic Reforms in National Accord Government

the first budget in the National Accord Government will face several challenges on top of which is that it coincided with the US Administration Executive Order according to which the unilateral sanctions were lifted from Sudan a matter that requires more time to shift to a new economical stage. The 2018 budget is facing enormous

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Will the Nile bring Egypt to the brink of another political crisis, this time with Sudan?

Cruise boats normally travel smoothly up the Nile from Luxor to Aswan, as their pharaonic forebears did 4000 years ago. But last week, low water levels left them stranded like hippos on sand-banks. Now, Egypt, a civilization built on the fertile river-banks, fears that a new dam in Ethiopia will dramatically reduce its water and

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