NCP Arranges for Conducting Dialogue with Parties on Constitution

SMC- The National Congress Party (NCP) has disclosed arrangements with the political forces to conduct dialogue and discussions to reach understanding on the issues of the constitution, explaining that the issue of the constitution does not only concern the NCP but also all the components of the Sudanese society. In a statement to SMC, NCP

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S. Sudan: Why Kenyans may be pawns between govt and rebels

When Captain Frank Njoroge and his co-pilot Kennedy Shamalla crashed their plane in the Akobo area of the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan, what followed was fear their families pushed the Kenyan government to secure their kin. But this also served to show how South Sudan is ruled by whoever can control an

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Sudanese Dutch Political Consultation Committee Hold Meeting‏

SMC- The Sudanese-Dutch political consultation committee has discussed a number of economic and political issues of common concern including illegal migration and human trafficking. Meeting in Khartoum, the Sudanese side was headed by the Director-General for the American and European Affairs at Sudan’s Foreign Ministry Mohamed Issa while the Dutch side was headed by the

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Sudan, Egypt Intelligence Chiefs, Foreign Ministers to Meet in Khartoum

SMC- The quadripartite committee between Sudan and Egypt would meet in Khartoum in April with the participation of the foreign ministers and intelligence chiefs of both countries, according to Egyptian Ambassador to Khartoum Osama Shaltout. The meetings of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will take place on 4-5 April in Khartoum and is a

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LJM Demands Timeframe for Darfur Talks

SMC- The spokesman for Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM), Taj Eddin Bashir Niam, has demanded the African mediation to set a time limit for the resumption of the Darfur negotiation process, especially as the atmosphere is ready. He said that military action has become a useless means, and that it is only for the arms

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South Sudan: Warring Parties Dig in Ahead of Peace Talks

Prospects of a lasting peace in South Sudan bleak as the gap between the government proposals and those of the opposition group continues to widen amidst international pressure. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) Council of Ministers has set the start of phase III of the talks on April 26, and is hoping that it

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S. Sudan, Sudan completes border marking

The marking border between Sudan and south Sudan has been completed between the two countries in line with the Cooperation Agreement signed in September 2012. In a statement released on Wednesday, the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) which is tasked with the support f the Cooperation Agreement implementation said the demarcation done

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S. Sudan: Why Kenyans may be pawns between govt and rebels

When Captain Frank Njoroge and his co-pilot Kennedy Shamalla crashed their plane in the Akobo area of the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan, what followed was fear their families pushed the Kenyan government to secure their kin. But this also served to show how South Sudan is ruled by whoever can control an

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Sudan official praises Qatar role in promoting economic stability

Governor of the Red Sea State in eastern Sudan, Ali Ahmed Hamid, has said Sudan-Qatar economic partnerships have entered the stage of implementation, and praised the great role played by Qatar in promoting economic stability in his country. Hamid said negotiations for economic partnerships with Qatar took around a year. He referred to the construction

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