Sudan-Europe Ties Strengthened Through Human Trafficking Efforts

SMC- Human trafficking remains one of the most important issues of concern to the Sudanese government, especially following the   accession to the Convention on Transnational Crimes, in addition to a number of agreements and treaties, which confirms its serious desire to combat the phenomenon, especially because of its impact on national security. EU Keen

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Second Phase of US-Sudan Dialogue to Start

SMC- The second phase of the dialogue between Khartoum and Washington is to be launched to lift the name of Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, according to a phone call made by US Deputy Secretary of State John Sliven with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour. Sudan and the United States looked

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South Sudan: Juba Wants Rebel Commander Out of Peace Talks

The South Sudan government wants the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) and Troika member states to exclude former army boss Paul Malong from the upcoming peace talks. The Presidential Press Secretary, Ateny Wek Ateny, in a press briefing on Tuesday in Juba, said Gen Malong’s participation would affect the peace process, adding that the former

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Kenya seeks deeper economic cooperation with Sudan

r Ruto said the deeper economic co-operation that Kenya was seeking with Sudan was aimed at expanding to more sectors to generate broader benefits for the people of the two countries. The Deputy President, at the same time, called on the need for exchange of knowledge, experiences and technology transfer among experts from various fields

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Sudan: Finance – Sudan Could Not Benefit From Revoking Sanctions, Because of Terrorism List

The State Minister for Finance has underlined that delay in lifting the name of Sudan from terror sponsoring list, has negatively impacted benefits expected from revocation of the economic sanctions Dr Abdul Rahman Dhirar, told the Legislature that Sudan has remained for a long time from dealing with the international banking system a matter requiring

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S. Sudan: ‘Political Ambition’ Behind Ex-Army Chief’s New Rebel Group

South Sudan’s former army chief, Paul Malong, recently formed his rebel group, the South Sudan United Front, as a result of political ambition, a government spokesman told VOA News on Tuesday. “We have been monitoring his activities in Nairobi,” spokesman Michael Makuei told South Sudan in Focus. “He had started recruitment, and he went to

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Rainy season in South Sudan threatens to further isolate populations

A trip from Juba to Yei, which is located approximately 180 km from the capital, can be challenging during the rainy season. As the rainy season descends on South Sudan, an unprecedented number of people face severe food insecurity. Access to people in need is already difficult in the country, where a civil war has

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Kenya reiterates support for Sudan to achieve stability

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) meets with Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto (L) in Khartoum, Sudan, April 10, 2018. William Ruto on Tuesday reiterated his country’s support for Sudan to achieve peace and stability and prepare a permanent constitution for the country. Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto on Tuesday reiterated his country’s support for Sudan

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UN says 2 local humanitarian workers killed in South Sudan

The two aid workers have been killed in separate attacks over the weekend in civil war-torn South Sudan, the United Nations said Tuesday. A statement says armed men shot at a “clearly marked” aid vehicle near Bentiu town in Unity state, killing a local worker with the Hope Restoration organization. And a local worker with

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Daw eyes Sudan visit

If the opportunity presented itself, Majak Daw would jump at the chance to return to Sudan. The 27-year-old, in his ninth season of AFL, told a group of Sudanese youths that he’d love nothing more than to return to his place of birth for a trip, one day soon. Daw hasn’t been back to Sudan

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