Istanbul: Color! Life! History!

By: Arwa Mohammed Saleh Mohammed (SMC) The Turkish Embassy in Khartoum organized a three-day trip to Istanbul, Turkey for a group of journalists, including myself from the Sudanese Media Centre (SMC). We experienced Turkish hospitality and visited the most important monuments and Islamic civilization. We spent the most beautiful and enjoyable time, accompanied by tour

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Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Conclude Consultation Mission to Sudan

The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. During this mission, the EDs held discussions with President Omar Al-Bashir; officials of the ministries of Finance and Economic Planning; Foreign Affairs; Agriculture;

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Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the situation in Ethiopia

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely following the situation in Ethiopia.  He recalls, in this respect, that Ethiopia is not only home to the African Union Headquarters, but also an important member of the Union.  As such, Ethiopia plays a key role in promoting regional peace and

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Libyan Mufti Calls for Expelling the JEM Gangs from Southern Libya

SMC- The Libyan National Congress Mufti Sheikh Alsadiq Alghryani called upon all official and popular institutions to support the citizens of the southern region and save them from the occupation of the JEM (Justice and Equality Movement) gangs and foreign mercenaries. Alghryani said that the people of southern Libya are suffering from various violations and

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South Sudan warring parties should be given more time to talk: experts

South Sudan’s warring parties should be given more time to talk rather than being pushed hard by mediators amid international and regional pressure to reach settlement to end over four years of conflict, experts said on Tuesday. Augustino Ting Mayai, political analyst at the Juba-based Sudd Institute, said the warring parties should be given more

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Rediscovering Ancient Nubia in Sudan Before It’s Too Late

n 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artefacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, discouraged by the ever-shifting sand dunes that blanketed the land. “We sank up to the knees at every step,” Wallis Budge, the British Egyptologist and philologist, wrote at the time,

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Turkey denies intention to build military base on Sudan’s Red Sea island

Turkey on Tuesday denied intention to establish a military base on Sudan’s Red Sea island Suakin, which is leased to Turkey for restoration and development. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu said those who raised this issue means to damage the relations between Sudan and Turkey. “Suakin Island, with its borders and natural geographical location,

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Ancient Statue Fragments Uncovered in Sudan

According to a report in Live Science, additional pieces of a 2,600-year-old statue have been discovered in a temple dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun at the site of Dangeil, which is located along the Nile River in Sudan. Inscriptions written in Egyptian hieroglyphics on the newly uncovered pieces of sculpture have allowed archaeologists to

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