Liberty Media Questioned by SEC Over Links To Syria

It has emerged that Formula One’s owner, Liberty Media Corp, was questioned by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) in August last year over fees it receives in connection with broadcasts of the auto racing series in Syria and Sudan. Liberty, which is listed on the Nasdaq with the ticker FWONK, bought the rights holder

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Amuneke Records Third Win With Al Khartoum Watani

Nigerian coach, Emmanuel Amuneke recorded his third win in the Sudani top flight division Wednesday night defeating Al Wadi 1-0, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Mohamed Musa scored the only goal of the encounter in the 42nd minute. The win sees Amuneke’s men move into fifth place in the Sudanese League table with 11 points from seven games. The former

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Cristiano Ronaldo voices support for Syrian children

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has drawn attention to Syrian children via social media. “Be strong. Have faith. Never give up,” Ronaldo wrote on Twitter on Tuesday to draw attention to the violence against Syrian children. He also shared video footage about an attack against civilians in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in February 2018. Eastern Ghouta,

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Clock Boy shut down again, hopefully for good

Ahmed Mohamed, better known as “Clock Boy” — better known as the tool by which Barack Obama was able to advance his narrative of an anti-Muslim America — just lost yet another of his family’s court cases. And for the love of God, please let this be the last. U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay this

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Military helicopter crashes in Senegal, kills 8

A Senegalese military helicopter has crashed in the central part of the country, killing eight people and injuring several others, a military official said on Thursday. Col. Abdoul Ndiaye, Senegalese army spokesman, said the crash occurred on Wednesday night in Missirah in central Senegal. The Mi-17 helicopter was traveling from Ziguinchor in southwestern Senegal to

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UAE pumps in Dh28b for Sudan’s development, fiscal stability Waheed Abbas

The UAE has invested more than Dh28 billion ($7.6 billion) to-date in the development of Sudan with 17 companies currently operating in different sectors in the African country, officials said. The UAE has injected Dh5.138 billion ($1.4 billion) to Sudan’s central bank to help Khartoum tackle an acute foreign exchange crisis. Abu Dhabi Fund for

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President admits South Sudanese gov’t is broke

President Salva Kiir has made a surprise admission that his government’s lack of money to run the country, pointing out that the Central Bank as the country’s main regulator of currency and custodian of cash reserve of commercial banks is broke.Speaking during the swearing-in of new Finance minister, Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, on Wednesday President Kiir

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Meanwhile… in Khartoum, Sudan, an all-female band named Salute Yal Bannot is making waves

In Khartoum, Sudan, an 11-member all-female band named Salute Yal Bannot is making waves. The band members – seven vocalists, a guitarist, a bass guitarist, and a drummer – say they believe there has been no all-female musical group in sharia-governed Sudan since the 1970s. The group writes its own music in both English and

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South Sudan: UN Mission must boost efforts to protect civilians amid ongoing violence

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) must boost efforts to protect civilians against the senseless violence that has plagued the country for over four years, and publicly report on the human rights situation, Amnesty International said today. The UN Mission, whose mandate is set to be extended tomorrow, has a crucial role to play

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Sudan,Turkey to found agriculture, livestock company

SMC- Sudan and Turkey will establish a joint agricultural and livestock company, according to Turkish press. Turkey’s General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TIGEM) will capitalize 80 percent of the Turkish and Sudanese International Agricultural and Livestock Inc., and the Sudanese side will capitalize 20 percent. The decision to found the company was made under a

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