What the US can learn from Cape Town’s water crisis

Four million people living in Cape Town face an uncertain future due to the city’s worst water crisis in history. Even with some extraordinary measures the city has already taken, steadily increasing demands for water and three years of drought mean that the city just can’t keep up. About four months from now, the city’s water supply

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AMF Agrees to Extend Loan to Sudan to Support Economic Reform Efforts

SMC- The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) has agreed to extend a loan to Sudan for supporting the efforts of economic and structural reform in the country, reviewing the new loan approvals for Member States. During the recent meeting of its council of executive directors held in Abu Dhabi headed by Director General and Chairman of

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During his visit to Sudan, Egypt’s acting intelligence chief Abbas Kamel met with his counterpart, asserting the need to resolve issues as they arise, before they obstruct friendly relations

Egypt and Sudan are in talks to boost bilateral security cooperation as part of wide-ranging efforts to improve relations between the two nations, Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported on Saturday. According to SUNA, Egypt’s acting intelligence chief Abbas Kamel visited Sudan at the invitation of his Sudanese counterpart Salah Abdullah Mohamed Saleh. Kamel also met

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Sudan Affirms Full Commitment and Cooperation With the Independent Expert On Human Rights

Sudan has underscored its full commitment and cooperation with the UN Independent Expert on Human Rights in supporting the positive developments in state of human rights in the Country. Acting Charge D’Affaires of Sudan Embassy in Geneva, Ambassador Kamal Jubara who delivered in the early hours of this Sunday a statement before the 37th session

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US calls for arms embargo on South Sudan

The United States has proposed an arms embargo against South Sudan in a bid to stop the ongoing conflict in the country, said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. “The U.S. believes that the arms embargo should be enforced and that is our position, let’s be very clear on that,” Tillerson, who is

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UN in talks with S Sudan to keep radio station open

The United Nations on Friday was in talks with South Sudan’s government after it ordered a UN radio broadcaster be shut down. The decision to close Radio Miraya would be another blow for press freedom in South Sudan, where foreign correspondents have been forced to leave and authorities have targeted other media outlets. Radio Miraya

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A mother’s counsel to her daughters

To my beautiful, brilliant Black daughters: I have so many hopes and dreams for you, that if I tried to say them all, they would run longer than the entire Harry Potter series! My hopes for you, my two beautiful Black girls, are so simple and yet also entirely grandiose. My dreams for you, beautiful

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Australia’s South Sudanese ‘lost boys and girls’ remember civil war

Australia’s South Sudanese ‘lost boys and girls’ have celebrated the 30th anniversary of surviving the country’s brutal 20-year second civil war, during which an estimated two million people died. Two dozen men and women in makeshift uniforms marched in military formation for a crowd of several hundreds fellow South Sudanese, recalling their military training in

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Oil profits are fueling South Sudan’s civil war

Impoverished South Sudan is rich in natural resources and oil revenue is the country’s main hard currency export income—it’s not a leap to suggest that oil revenues are funding its side of the war, but one NGO is claiming that it is this very oil money that South Sudan’s leaders are using to get rich

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Russia to Supply Sudan With Floating Nuclear Plant‏

SMC- Russia has agreed to supply Sudan with a small- capacity floating nuclear plant to produce electricity, said Sudan’s Minister of Water Resources and Electricity Muataz Musa, adding the ministry has put the necessary measures to ensure a stable supply of electricity during the summer. The ministry is also working to complete the technical studies to

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