Police investigate murder of two-year-old South Sudan refugee girl

Police in Lamwo District in northern Uganda are investigating the gruesome murder of a two-year-old South Sudan refugee girl in Palabek Ogili settlement centre. The girl went missing on March 21 before her body was found dumped in a nearby swamp days later. Authorities suspect she was killed in a ritual sacrifice Mr Christopher Omal,

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NISS returns Ten Former ISIS Sudanese from Libya

SMC- The National Intelligence and Security Service (ISIS) managed to retrieve a group of Sudanese who had belonged to what is known as the Islamic State Organization and called on the “terrorist” in Libya. The process of restoration comes into force “for the directives of the Presidency of the Republic in this regard and to

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Anger as South Sudan, Iran, Somalia ‘excluded’ from an Australian refugee program

Refugees from South Sudan, Iran and Somalia will reportedly be “excluded” from Australia’s Community Support Program resettlement scheme. Refugee advocates have hit out at reports that South Sudan, Iran and Somalia could be “excluded” from one of Australia’s refugee programs. The Guardian reported on Thursday that humanitarian migrants from eight countries will now be prioritised under the

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The US deals set to transform entertainment sector in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has launched an ambitious plan to build an entertainment industry roping in around 250 representatives from major Hollywood financiers and players. During a summit held recently at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, supported by the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA), several Saudi investment and private sector leaders promised services to

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Ethiopia seeks return of looted treasures from London museum

Ethiopian artifacts looted by the British colonialists in the 19th century are on a display in London, but a top Ethiopian official says the treasures belong to Addis Ababa and they need to be returned to the rightful owner. Ethiopia hopes the display at the London’s Victoria and Albert museum (V&A), which will remain open

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African Union Completes Construction of Three Crossings Between Sudan and South Sudan

SMC- The African Union (AU) announced on Wednesday that it has completed the construction of three border crossings out of 10 that have been allocated to facilitate the movement of citizens and border trade between Sudan and South Sudan. This is in implementation of the joint cooperation agreements signed in 2012. The AU said in a

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Sudan Witnesses Major Development in Ties With “BRICS “

SMC- The vice president of the Higher Committee for the Supervision of Sudan’s relations with the BRICS countries, Awad Al-Jaz, said that Sudan’s relations with these countries witnessed a great development that will reflect the practical application of the agreed projects. In a press statement following the regular meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Palace,

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Stepping Up Security at Borders of Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger

SMC- Military, political and security officials in Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger have agreed to cooperate and establish mechanisms to secure the common border and fight rebel movements from which Libya is sheltering. This came during a meeting of foreign and defense ministers and security chiefs of Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger held in Niamey on

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Khartoum and Washington Resume Dialogue in the Coming Weeks

SMC- The Sudanese Foreign Minister and the US Deputy Secretary of State agreed on Wednesday to start the second phase of the dialogue within a few weeks to lift the country’s name from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism. The foreign ministry acting spokesperson Gafar Sumi Tutu said US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan

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Khartoum and Juba Sign MoU on Water Resources

SMC- Sudan and South Sudan signed on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen, support and facilitate technical support, development, protection and exploitation of the shared water resources of the peoples of the two countries. The Sudan Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity, Moataz Moussa and Minister of Water Resources of the South

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