Sudanese Ambassador to resume job in Cairo soon

Sudanese Ambassador to Egypt Abdel Mahmoud Abdel Halim will return back to Cairo to resume his job soon, according to the privately-owned Shorouk newspaper on Friday. The sources of the newspaper added that Abdel Mahmoud will head special committees concerned in activating bilateral agreements between Cairo and Khartoum and resolving disputed issues between the two

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UN warns of ‘lost generation’ in South Sudan’s grinding conflict

Seventy percent of South Sudan’s children are out of school and the young country risks losing a generation that would make it harder to rebuild after conflict ended, a United Nations official said. South Sudan, which split off from its northern neighbour Sudan in 2011, has been gripped by a four-year civil war sparked by

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CHAN 2018: Guinea dismiss coach and lose Sudan appeal

Guinea have sacked national coach Kanfory Bangoura after his side’s early exit from the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Also known as Lappe, Bangoura had been coach of Guinea’s senior team as well as the CHAN squad of locally-based players since July 2016. Guinea cannot reach the last eight from Group A after losses

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New hope emerges in Egypt-Sudan Nile dam spat

New hope has emerged in the long-running diplomatic dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which Cairo sees as an existential threat. On Thursday, Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said they were opposed to any “conflict” over the sharing of Nile waters. Al Sissi

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