Negotiations with SPLM-N Suspended

SMC- The African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has temporarily suspended peace negotiations between the government and the Sudan People Liberation Movement North sector (SPLM-N). The AUHIP “has adjourned the negotiations and will reconvene the parties at a later date to continue the talks,” says a statement released by the mediation on Sunday morning in

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US slaps arms embargo on South Sudan, urges UN to do same

The Trump administration is imposing a U.S. arms embargo on civil war-torn South Sudan while urging the United Nations and other countries to do the same. The State Department said Friday the U.S. is restricting all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan’s conflict, saying it is “appalled” by the

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Arms embargo: South Sudan recalls its ambassador to United States

South Sudan has recalled its ambassador to the US, after the American government imposed an arms embargo on the East African nation, presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny has said. Ateny on Saturday said Garang Diing Akuong has been recalled for further consultations without giving details. The South Sudanese envoy was deployed to Washington in May

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UN Urged to Investigate Agar Violations in Blue Nile

SMC- The leaders of the Blue Nile State have expressed their intention to submit a memorandum to the United Nations and humanitarian organizations to expedite an investigation into the abuses committed by Malik Agar’s forces in Blue Nile, which include the killing of civilians in refugee camps and assaulting women, in addition to attacking organizations and civilians

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Public Prosecution Embarks on Tough Campaign to Monitor Markets

SMC- Chief Prosecutor General Moulana Hisham Othman, Senior Assistant Attorney General said that the state agencies, in coordination with the Consumer Protection Agency, will conduct intensive campaigns to monitor the markets and take all measures against those who practice commercial fraud, monopoly and smuggling of gold and those who are working to sabotage the national

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CHAN 2018: Morocco and Nigeria prepare to contest final

There will be a new name on the African Nations Championship (CHAN) trophy on Sunday as hosts Morocco take on Nigeria, who could become the first west African team to claim the prize. Morocco coach Jamal Sellami says Achraf Bencharki and Jawad El Yamiq are eligible to play following their moves to overseas clubs during

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Sudanese governor praises Qatari support for economy

Governor of River Nile state Major General Hatim al-Waseela stressed yesterday that the generous Qatari support to the state in many fields helped establish a strong infrastructure that will provide a boost to the economy. The total number of countries investing in the state was now more than 28, he said. Speaking to Qatar News

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Sudan condemns terror bombing at tax office in Turkey

Sudan’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the terrorist bombing targeting a tax office in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Thursday. “Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its strong condemnation of the terrorist blast which targeted the tax office in the Turkish capital Ankara and caused great damage to the building,” the ministry said in a statement.

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CHAN 2018: Sudan beat Libya on penalties to earn third spot

Sudan goalkeeper Akram El Hadi saved two penalties in the shootout as his side beat Libya to finish third at the African Nations Championship (CHAN). The sides were locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes in Marrakech at the tournament for locally-based players. Akram had earlier failed to deal with the cross from which Salem Ablo

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Kassala Governor: Closing Border Has Stabilized Prices

SMC- Adam Jama’a, governor of Kassala state, said that the closure of the border with Eritrea contributed to the provision of goods and lower prices, stressing that the authorities have taken strict measures and resolve all the phenomena of chaos and greed. Speaking to the SMC Jama’a said “Commodity smuggling was the main reason for

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