Activists Urge IGAD, AU to Pressure South Sudan’s Warring Parties

 A coalition of more than 200 civil society groups in South Sudan is urging the regional bloc Intergovernmental Authority on Development, the African Union and the international community to put more pressure on South Sudan’s warring parties to end the conflict ahead of the next phase of peace talks scheduled for March. Round two of

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Sudan takes interest to supply oil to Zambia

Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has disclosed that Sudan has taken interest in supplying oil to Zambia. ERB Executive Director Langiwe Lungu said ERB has recorded an increase in the number of Zambian registered companies applying for oil marketing and renewable energy licenses. This is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS by the First

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NISS Aborts Smuggling Attempt of Consumer Goods to Eritrea

SMC- The National Inelegance and Security Services (NISS) has managed to abort an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of consumer goods in the state of Kassala, en route Eritrea. A security source told the SMC that NISS continued its efforts to implement presidential directives to declare a state of emergency and border closure and combat smuggling to

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Sudan Government to Take Stricter Punishment Against Gold Smugglers

SMC- To combat illegal gold smuggling which is affecting the economy, the Sudanese Presidency on Wednesday has formed a committee to introduce strict measures against gold and money smuggling. Gold production is now Sudan’s main source of hard currency. Sudan shared borders with seven countries, and suffers from the smuggling of gold and commodities across the

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