UAE Embassy launches Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign programmes in Sudan

The UAE Embassy in Khartoum held a reception to inaugurate the programmes of the Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign for treating women and children and the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme in Sudan. Hamad Mohammed Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, and his embassy’s staff received the reception’s guests, which included Ahmed Mohammed Adam, Humanitarian

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US top envoy Rex Tillerson flies to Chad, Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, Monday where he will meet with Chadian President Idriss Deby. Later Monday, the top U.S. diplomat flies to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, to confer with Nigerian President Muhammadu Bahari. Tillerson resumed his normal schedule in Kenya Sunday after canceling events the day before

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US Mediation Failed to Reconcile Conflict with Evangelical Church

SMC- American mediation led by Director of the American mission in the Horn of Africa Rev. Lynn Kandel, failed to heal the rift and reconciliation between the parties to the conflict Church Evangelical Khartoum. Speaking to the (SMC), leaders of the Church preferred to withhold their name in about meetings held by the American pastor Lynn

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Tillerson Resumes Normal Schedule in Kenya

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has resumed his normal schedule in Kenya Sunday after canceling events the day before because he was “not feeling well.” Tillerson laid a wreath at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi Sunday at a ceremony to honor those killed and injured in a bombing there 20 years ago. “As all

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2019: Nigerians ‘split’ on electing women as leaders –Report

Ahead of the 2019 elections, a report has shown that majority of Nigerians do not trust women to be elected as leaders with almost half of the citizens saying men make better leaders and should be elected rather than women. This is contained in a recently Afrobarometer survey conducted by the CLEEN Foundation and released

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Sudan: Assembly Speaker Reviews Development of Relations With France

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer met, Sunday, at his office, the French Ambassador to Khartoum and reviewed with her the developments of the Sudanese-French relations. Prof. Omer, during the meeting has expressed pleasure over the communication between the French government and people with the government and people of Sudan, reviewing

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Qatar, Sudan agree to form joint political committee

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani met Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir on Sunday. During the meeting in the capital Khartoum they discussed regional developments in the Middle East and agreed to improve bilateral relations. Speaking at a joint news conference with his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour after the meeting, the Qatari top diplomat

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Qatari FM Conducts Surprise Visit to Sudan, Tamim Sends Verbal Message to Al-Bashir

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani conducted a surprise visit to Sudan, where he met on Sunday with President Omar Al-Bashir and Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour. While the Sudanese and Qatari sides did not disclose the content of a verbal message conveyed by the Qatari minister to Al-Bashir, Ghandour said, during a joint

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Kanoute calls for a ‘reshaping’ of Malian football

Former Mali international striker, Freddie Kanoute, has called for football in Mali to be “reshaped” in a bid to rejuvenate the sport in the country. Mali’s Football Federation is currently managed by a Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, and Kanoute said a restructuring is needed for Mali to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. “Obviously

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The Jebel Lado Project offers new hope through the work of volunteers from Southwestern Ontario

Most Western aid agencies have given up on the violence and corruption of war-torn South Sudan. But in the midst of the chaos, a commercial farm founded by a London-based group 13 years ago has not only survived, growing corn for a malnourished nation, but is also now expanding. The expansion is due largely to

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