Consul General Sudan Meets VC UOB

Vice Chancellor University of Balochistan, Prof. Dr Javed Iqbal Wednesday said there exist good bilateral relations between Pakistan and Sudan, it is imperative that we exchange our experiences, information and academic research specialists, so that we can be able to achieve higher education with mutual collaboration. He expressed these views during a meeting with Consul

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Cultural historian speaks about Northern Sudanese women as part of Women’s History Month

Marie Grace Brown, a cultural historian on the modern Middle East and an assistant professor from KU, spoke about women in Northern Sudan during the 20th century last Wednesday. She also discussed how in Northern Sudan, which was under British imperial rule, women made use of movement and clothing to assert their own place in

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Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government

Kuwait-based telecom operator Zain Group is in talks with the government of Kuwait to swap Sudanese pounds for hard currency, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Remitting cash from Sudan can be difficult due to a shortage of hard currency in the country, where the pound has plummeted to record lows on the black market

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Uganda: Top 10 African Players Who Made History

There are so many successful African football players who are adored in their home countries. But little do we know about them. That’s the reason why it’s time to give them the credit they deserve. It’s always difficult to name just 10 out of so many top players. That’s why we asked around the continent,

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Sudan: National Assembly’s External Relations Committee Affirms Importance of Ministry of International Cooperation

Deputy Chairman of the Committee for External Relations and International Cooperation of the National Assembly, Mutwakil Mahmoud Al-Tigani, has affirmed the assembly’s support the Ministry of International Cooperation due to its important role in boosting the international relations between Sudan and the Arab, African and western countries as well as its efforts among the international

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On visit to Bor, head of UNMISS stresses need to create conditions for displaced people to return home

On his second visit to Bor town in Jonglei, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer, has underscored the need to urgently remove the obstacles that stop the people displaced by conflict from returning home. “We wanted to look at some of the

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South Sudan suspends Vivacell’s mobile network over unpaid license fee

South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell’s service overnight, demanding $66 million in licence fees and locking out 900,000 subscribers. Vivacell, which is owned by Lebanon’s Fattouch Investment Group, is one of three mobile phone operators in South Sudan – competing with South Africa’s MTN and Kuwait’s Zain . Last week, the government gave the

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Why Sudan the rhino must be a hero for survival

I met Sudan, the now legendary northern white rhino, who died a week or so ago. He was an amazing animal: big and handsome, but a little stand-offish until, of course, a bucket of food was produced. Sudan was the last male of his sub-species. It was in 2003 at the Dvůr Králové Zoo in

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Sudan: Deputy Speaker – Sudan Stands As China Inlet to African World

The deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Badria Suleiman, on Tuesday stressed the strength of relations between the Sudan and China and that Sudan stands as a gate for China into the African continent. The Deputy Speaker stressed that relations between the two countries have reached the level of strategic cooperation in the year

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Ethiopia’s ruling coalition approves Abiye Ahmed as prime minister

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition voted in Abiye Ahmed as new prime minister on Tuesday following the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn last month, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said. The state-run channel said the 180-member council of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) chose Abiye to succeed Hailemariam as the chairperson of the coalition, meaning he

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