Sudan’s big business is lobbying the Trump administration to help attract foreign dollars

In 2008, Hania Fadl, CEO and founder of Khartoum’s Breast Cancer Center, bought a mammography machine from General Electrics. Despite being brand new, the high-tech piece of kit then spent much time being kaput: replacing faulty parts always took months; flying in engineers to fix it required a special license. This is because Sudan was

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The world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

The death of the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, doesn’t end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world’s most recognizable animals. The focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro fertilization techniques and the critical need

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President Trump appoints a new economic adviser

GARY COHN resigned from office on March 6th after President Donald Trump unveiled tariffs on aluminium and steel imports. On March 14th his replacement as the president’s top economic adviser was confirmed. Larry Kudlow, a 70-year-old television pundit, will soon assume the role, which does not require confirmation in the Senate. Mr Kudlow, like Mr

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Tunisia to host Islamic Development Bank annual meeting

The Islamic Development Bank Group’s (IDB) 43rd annual meeting will be held in the first week of April in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, it was announced Wednesday. The meeting will be attended by nearly 2,000 participants from around the world. “The meeting offers an ideal platform for decision makers to discuss challenges and explore opportunities”

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World Bank grants $55M to support employment in Turkey

Turkey and the World Bank signed a grant agreement worth €45.45 million ($55.7 million) to support employment for Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees, the country’s official gazette said Wednesday. The agreement was signed between the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and International Bank For Reconstruction and Development, as the manager of World Bank’s fund.

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China’s Party issues plan to deepen institutional reform

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has recently issued a plan to deepen the reform of the Party and state institutions, Xinhua reported on Wednesday. The reform is aimed at improving the Party’s overall leadership, optimizing the Party’s organizational structure, establishing and improving the Party’s leadership system for major work, giving

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Texas bombing suspect blows self up as police close in, official says

The 24-year-old man who terrified residents of Austin, Texas, with a three-week bombing campaign that killed two people blew himself up on the side of a highway north of the city as police closed in on him early Wednesday, police officials said. Police had tracked the suspect to a hotel near Austin, the state’s capital

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Keynote Address by President Paul Kagame, Chairperson of the African Union, at AfCFTA Business Forum

A warm welcome to Kigali, and thank you all for being here today. I thank Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat for convening this event, and I also commend the Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, and the entire staff of the African Union Commission for their hard work and dedication. Tomorrow, we will sign a

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Sudan president heads to Kigali for AU Free Trade summit

  SMC- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir headed Tuesday for Rwanda’s capital Kigali to participate in the 10th Extraordinary Summit of African Union (AU) summit, Sudan official news agency (SUNA) reported. The AU summit on African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA) is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, SUNA said. SUNA added President al-Bashir is heading Sudan’s

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Government : No Hostility towards Any Country

SMC- The Sudanese government has affirmed that it has no hostility towards any country, adding that it supports the stability of all the countries in the world. Speaking to SMC the Government Spokesperson,  Ahmed Bilal Osman said in response to what media outlets aired about a visit of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) Chief

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