JEM Leader Applies for Asylum in the UK

SMC- The Sudanese rebel leaders Jibril Ibrahim demand for some members of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) in London to support him at the immigration court, which is considering his wife’s application for asylum. This comes despite of the British authorities’ refusal to grant him the right to asylum and to classifies him as

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UNMISS welcomes release of hundreds of former child soldiers in Yambio

More than 300 child soldiers have today been officially released by armed groups in Yambio to begin reintegrating into their communities and learning new skills to support themselves, according to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. “Children should not be carrying guns and killing each other. They should be playing, learning, having fun with

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F M: Investigations continue with accused of torturing Sudanese in Libya

SMC- Throughout last week a few videos showing handcuffed and half-naked Sudanese migrants being tortured and burnt with something like wax were being circulated on social media, creating considerable anger amongst the Sudanese. The faces of the victims were visible as they were addressing their families to pay the ransoms, urging them to sell their

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US stock plunge sparks global sell-off

US stocks suffered their worst falls in more than six years on Monday in a sell-off sparked by concerns of higher interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index tumbled 1,175 points, or 4.6% to close down at 24,345.75. The White House moved to reassure investors saying it was focused on “long-term economic fundamentals, which

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Time For Serious Peace Negotiations In South Sudan

As the IGAD-led High Level Revitalization Forum kicks off today, the stakes have never been higher for South Sudan. John Prendergast, Founding Director at the Enough Project, asserts, “The time has come for South Sudan’s warring parties to take the negotiations process as seriously as they do their war strategies, which are slowly destroying the

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CHAN 2018: How Sudan edge Libya to claim bronze

Sudan edged out Libya 4-2 via penalties to claim bronze in the third-place play-off match at the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship at Stade de Marrakech on Saturday. Although the clash finished at 1-1 in regular time, penalties from Mohamed Tahir, Mohamed Babikir, Mahmoud Ahmed and Maaz Gesalla ensured Sudan were victorious. On the other

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Sudan to help Nigeria in fight against terrorism – Envoy

Sudan’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Bushra, has assured Nigeria of his country’s continuous cooperation in the fight against terrorism. The ambassador gave the assurance while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. He said though, Sudan and Nigeria do not share common regional borders, the relationship that exists between

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US Official Praises Sudan Anti-human Trafficking Efforts

SMC- Deputy Director of the US Department of the State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons praised Sudan’s efforts in combating human trafficking, calling for continuation of these efforts. The US official, currently on visit, stressed during a discussion session at the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA), that the efforts of Sudan

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US Administration to Consider Sudan Anti-human Trafficking Efforts

Deputy Director of the US Department of the State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, who is visiting Sudan these days, praised Sudan’s efforts in combating human trafficking, calling for continuation of these efforts. The US official stressed, in discussion session at the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA),  that the efforts of

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