Sudan FM Receives Message From Kuwaiti Counterpart

SMC- Sudan’s Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Ghandour received a message from Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on bilateral relations and ways to strengthen them. Acting Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Jafar Sumi Tutu, said in a press statement that the minister received the Kuwaiti ambassador to Khartoum, Bassam Mohammed al-Qabandi, who handed him the

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Army chief off to Congo and South Sudan

Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri embarked on an official one-week visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Monday. He leads a four-member team. General Chhetri will inspect Nepal Army troops deployed as part of the United Nations’ Peacekeeping Forces, popularly known as Blue Helmets. The General will first inspect

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Upcoming Visit Of EU Ambassador to Abyei

SMC- The Abyei Oversight Joint Committee (AJOC) has revealed an upcoming visit for the European Union (EU) ambassador in Sudan to Abyei area. It is worth noting that a delegation from the US embassy in Khartoum and some of the US embassy staff members in Juba along with USAID visited the area last week in coordination

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STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ON THE CONFIRMATION OF THE NEW ETHIOPIAN PRIME MINISTER

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, congratulates Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali on his confirmation as the new Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, following the resignation of his predecessor, Hailemariam Desalegn. He welcomes the peaceful and smooth nature of the transition, which is a demonstration of

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US Company Interested to Invest in Sudan Oil

SMC- The Minister of Oil and Gas, Dr. Abdulrahman Othman Abdulrahman, discussed with the delegation of the company “I. Q. POWER” under the chairmanship of Sherif al-Hilweh, opportunities for investment in Sudan in the areas of refineries and expansion and state funding in the fields producing for double production. During the meeting held at the

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Moyross to South Sudan: Irish priest begins new ministry at refugee camp

A long-serving parish priest of the Moyross area of Limerick has begun a new ministry in South Sudan. While Fr Tony O’Riordan has seen disadvantage up close during his time in Ireland, he says he is “overwhelmed” by the scale of the human suffering in his new parish. The west Cork priest has taken up

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Egypt-Sudan Quarteret Committee to meet in Khartoum

Sudanese capital Khartoum will host the meetings of the Quartet Committee of Sudanese and Egyptian foreign ministers and heads of the intelligence services for the two countries. Egypt’s Ambassador to Khartoum Osama Shaltout said in a statement that the meeting comes within the framework of the political and security consultation between Khartoum and Cairo. It

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Sudan president declares initiative for dialogue on permanent constitution

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday announced a presidential initiative for dialogue on the country’s permanent constitution, urging political forces to take part in the initiative. Al-Bashir made the announcement when addressing the Sudanese National Assembly, the parliament, saying the move is for the “second phase of our national dialogue.” “We call on forces of

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Bashir vows to launch ‘war on corruption’ in Sudan

President Omar al-Bashir vowed Monday to launch a “war on corruption” in a bid to revive Sudan’s ailing economy and curb food price rises. In a strongly worded address to Parliament, Bashir said a nexus between foreign currency traders, bankers and smugglers had damaged the economy, already weakened by U.S. sanctions, conflicts and loss of

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Sudan’s ‘sister coach’ takes love of football to field

In Sudan, where a women’s national football team remains a distant dream, Salma al-Majidi knew the only way to take part in her beloved sport was to coach… and that the players had to be men. Majidi, 27, acknowledged by FIFA as the first Arab and Sudanese woman to coach a men’s football team in

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