Working towards zero tolerance for female genital mutilation in Sudan

Nine years ago, one community in Sudan decided to follow WHO recommendations and abandon the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). Since then, Tuti Island, a community of 21 000 residents located at the juncture where the White Nile and Blue Nile rivers merge, has been held up as a trailblazer in a growing movement

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Eagles to pocket $400,000 for CHAN silver victory

Nigeria’s Home-based Super Eagles, placed second at the just-concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco will earn the sum of $400,000 and not $750,000, as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) officially released the cash entitlements of all teams that participated at the Championship. Official figures have now shown that hosts and champions Morocco will

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Sudan’s Foreign Minister, NISS Chief Travel to Cairo to Meet Counterparts

SMC- Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour and the Director of National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) Mohammed Atta will travel to Cairo today for a two-day official visit. Ghandour and Atta are scheduled to meet with their counterparts Sameh Shukri and the acting Egyptian intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel. “The visit comes as a result of

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Sudan Sends Additional Police to Border with Eritrea

SMC- A large police contingent of the central reserve forces Wednesday has arrived in  Kassala coming from Khartoum. Governor of Kassala State Adam Jama’a said the force would contribute to maintaining the security in Kassala against human trafficking and the smuggling of illegal arms, drugs and foodstuff. Since 5 January, Sudan has deployed thousands of

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Afreximbank’s role in promoting trade and economic development in Sudan

In recent times, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has continued to play a vital role in the promotion of trade and economic development in Sudan, which is one of the founding shareholders and member states of the Bank. President al-Bashir, who was speaking in Addis Ababa when he received a delegation of the Bank led

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Sudan Opens New Iodized Salt Plant in Port Sudan

SMC- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday inaugurated the country’s first iodized salt plant in Port-Sudan, the capital city of the Red Sea State in eastern Sudan. Shafie Factory for Iodized Salt Production, established by Sudan’s Etaam Foundation, has “a production capacity of 10 tons per hour,” said Ali Abdalla Bunduq, director General of Etaam

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