Washington’s Concern about Sudan Religious Freedoms Linked to Refusal to Transfer Jerusalem

   SMC-   Despite the international recognition of the level of respect for the rights of Christians and all religious communities in Sudan, the American lobbies and with the support of organizations opposed to rapprochement with Sudan continue to distort the image of freedoms and religious coexistence in the country. And as result came Washington’s inclusion

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South Sudan’s warring sides warned by UN, AU: Stop fighting

The heads of the United Nations and African Union are warning South Sudan’s warring sides to immediately stop violating a cease-fire or face “consequences.” The joint statement by Antonio Guterres and Moussa Faki Mahamat comes after South Sudan’s government and armed opposition traded multiple accusations of attacks since the cease-fire came into effect on Dec.

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Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway

A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years. The Associated Press on Saturday obtained details of the deal that includes $1.6 billion for structures including a wall for border security. the agreement between

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Indian peacekeepers rebuild Akoka bridge in South Sudan in record tim

People in a South Sudan village have been saved a perilous neck-deep wade across a river to reach a town and access basic services, thanks to Indian peacekeepers from the UN mission who have re-built a key bridge in record time in the strife-torn country. The bridge in Akoka village in the northern part of

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Sudan foreign ministry refutes reports on ambassador statement ‘declaring war’ on Egypt

The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced on Saturday news reports circulating statements by Sudanese ambassador to Cairo, Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, who said his country intends to declare war on Egypt. In a statement, the ministry accused the media, more specifically Russia Today, of altering Abdel-Halim’s statements and placing them out of context. “The Ministry of

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hands over Letter from PM to President Al Bashir

SMC- Ethiopian Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu, Arrived in the country on Sunday for a one-day official visit carrying a message from the Ethiopian Prime Minister, , Haile Mariam Desaline, to the President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher. The Ethiopian official was received at Khartoum airport by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour

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Troika statement on conflict in South Sudan

UK, US and Norway condemn violations of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement in South Sudan. The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) strongly condemn the continuing pattern of violations of the 21 December 2017 Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement by parties to the South Sudan High Level Revitalisation Forum

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China donates medical supplies to South Sudan’s health initiative

    China on Friday handed over 24 containers of medical supplies worth over 10 million U.S. dollars to support a South Sudan government health initiative. “China is unconditionally helping us to implement our government policy of providing universal health care to all citizens of South Sudan,” said Riek Gai Kok, South Sudan’s Minister for

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Western nations condemn ceasefire violations in South Sudan

South Sudan’s international peace partners, the United States, Britain and Norway, have condemned ceasefire violations after both parties signed the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) in December last year. In a joint statement issued in Juba on Saturday, the Troika group of international partners called on all parties to immediately and fully implement the CoH in

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LOCAL NEWS Turkey: Sudan’s gift of 4 lion cubs meet zoo visitors

Four lion cubs, given as a gift to Turkey’s president from his Sudanese counterpart during a recent visit to Africa, went on public display on Saturday. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir announced the gift to Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the latter’s official visit to the Horn of Africa country between Dec. 24 and 27. The

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