Sudanese President visits Egypt on Monday to ‘overcome differences’

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will visit Egypt on Monday to discuss issues of common interest between the two countries during a bilateral summit with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In a statement to Al-Masry Al-Youm on Saturday, Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt Abdel Mohamoud Abdel al-Halim said that Bashir’s one-day-visit to Cairo comes within the framework

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Suakin: ‘Forgotten’ Sudanese island becomes focus for Red Sea rivalries

Turkey has signed a 99-year lease to redevelop Ottoman-era port as a tourism hub It is an historic yet long-neglected island whose proposed redevelopment has become the unlikely focus of a battle for influence in the Red Sea region. A deal, announced in December 2017 and which saw the Ottoman-era port of Suakin leased to

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Justice Ministry: Sudan Witnessed Marked Development in Political, Economic and Social Rights

State Minister at the Ministry of Justice Dr. Tahani Torral-Daba has affirmed that Sudan has witnessed marked development in the fields of political, civil, economic and social rights. The State Minister, addressing celebrations marking Arab Human Rights Day, organized by the Advisory Council for Human Rights, pointed out that the occasion comes this year as

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Al Bashir Awards Mahmoud Kan Al-Nilain First Class Medal

SMC- Presidency decided to grant Al-Nilain First Class Medal to Ambassador Mahmoud Kan the former head of the African Union liaison office in Khartoum. The decree is based on the provisions of Article (5) of Medals and Orders Act of 1993, in appreciation to the positive efforts of Ambassador Kan in pushing forward Sudan’s relations

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CBOS Affirms Application of Circular on Real Estate Financing for Sudanese Working Abroad

The Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS) has affirmed validity of its circular on real estate financing for the Sudanese working abroad, denying in a press statement on Thursday what had been circulated on stoppage of the circular. The CBOS issued a circular on real estate financing for the Sudanese working abroad at the instructions of

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Sudan Ambassador in Doha Reveals Efforts to Increase Trade Exchange with Qatar

SMC- Sudanese Foreign Ministry revealed on an intensive efforts to increase Qatari trade and investment exchange especially in industry and trade, adding that the recent visit of the Qatari Foreign Minister, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani came in the framework of boosting the bilateral relations between the two countries. Speaking to SMC Sudan Ambassador in

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Consultations on the Elections and Political Parties Council Laws

SMC- The Government have affirmed that it is committed to the National Dialogue Outcomes and pointed that there is at present consultations on a number of issues including the Election Law, Political Parties Council and the Anti-Corruption Commission. Dr. Ahmed Balal, the Government official spokesperson said to SMC that National Dialogue Outcome mechanism will meet

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UN Security Council Wants to Extend UNAMID Presence in Darfur

SMC- The Defense and Security Committee in the National Assembly have rejected the United Nations Security Council request of the presentation of a report every 60 days by the UNAMID and the Experts Committee and said that the request comes to find a pretext to extend the UNAMID mandate. The National Assembly committee head Al-Hadi

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South Sudan Embassy Worker in US Says Went Unpaid for a Year

An employee of South Sudan’s embassy in Washington says the embassy owes him more than a year’s back salary — another indication of mounting financial problems for the war-ravaged country’s government. In January, South Sudan closed its embassy in London after not paying rent on the building for five months. There is no sign South

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UN renews S. Sudan mission, with arms embargo threat

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Mar 16 – The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday renewing for a year its peace mission in South Sudan, while also threatening to later impose an arms embargo if necessary. The strongly-worded US-drafted text is aimed at piling pressure on South Sudan’s warring sides as they head

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