South Sudan: Breaking – Sentry Investigation Sheds Light On South Sudan’s Elites’ Use of the Country’s Oil to Fund Militias, Get Richer

outh Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, according to documents reviewed in an ongoing investigation by The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast. Little has been known about the financial machinery that makes South Sudan’s continuing war possible, but documents obtained by

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Sudan: Al-Basher Inaugurates Intravenous Drip Factory

President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher has affirmed his support to the Armed Forces National Fund for Medical Services to complete it ambitious plans for extending of good medical services for all the social sectors. Al-Basher, addressing the inaugural ceremony of Al-Zahra Intravenous Drip Factory, Sunday, at Khartoum North Industrial Area, said the

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South Sudan: National Dialogue Progress Explained

A number of critics wonder whether the South Sudan National Dialogue is dead, inactive or up to any good? Some cynics went as far as accusing the Initiative of ‘wasting money and time.’ Today, the leadership of the National Dialogue held a press conference at Freedom Hall to address emerging misinformation about the peace-making body.

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Arrangements in White Nile State to Receive Influx of South Sudan Refugees

SMC- Arrangements are underway to receive the new influx of the South Sudanese refugees, the Secretary-General of the White Nile State government and chairman of the technical coordination committee for refugee affairs, Al-Tayeb Mohamed Abdallah said. White Nile state has so far received 148,065 South Sudanese refugees. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said 3,000 South Sudanese

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Sudanese authorities free 177 foreigners held by human trafficking group

SMC- Sudanese authorities on Sunday freed 177 foreigners held by a human trafficking group in a neighborhood east of the Sudanese capital Khartoum. “A joint force of the central reserve police, emergency and operations administration, the criminal investigation and the police of the locality cracked down on the area and arrested the main defendant,” Maj.

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Rebels retreat in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta as thousands flee

Thousands of Syrians are fleeing a government-led offensive on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus as President Bashar al-Assad vowed the fight would continue until the “embrace of terrorism” was eradicated. Syrian government forces have seized roughly one-quarter of the territory in recent days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. Backed

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Zambia receives Turkish aid to fight cholera

The Zambian government received humanitarian aid sent by the Turkish Red Crescent for its fight against cholera, according to a statement on Sunday. The aid, including hygiene kits and liquid chlorine, was distributed to 150 children at an orphanage, 1,500 children at a primary school, and 16,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

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Nasir FC Beats Mahdad FC 2-1 In Peace Cup Tournament

In a densely attended match at the Yei freedom square, Nasir FC scored the first goal in the early first half leading to high pressure in which Mahad FC equalized at the near end of the first half hour. In the Second half, both teams mounted pressure on each other. However, Nasir FC scored a

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S. Korea to send rotational troops to South Sudan

Hundreds of South Korean soldiers will depart for South Sudan on Monday to carry out U.N. peacekeeping operations, the military here said. The Army plans to hold a send-off ceremony later in the day for more than 280 rotational troops. They are the ninth batch of troops to serve at the “Hanbit” unit for eight

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Sudan Representative to the UN: Reasons to Keep Sudan on Terrorism List No Longer Exist

Interview by Rania Al Amin Translated by Arwa Mohamed The Sudanese delegation to the United Nations is facing many challenges, foremost of which is achieving the smooth exit of the UNAMID forces alongside the file of the International Criminal Court and other files. The Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations, Ambassador Omar Dahab,

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