UN blacklists Myanmar’s army for sexual violence

The United Nations on Monday added Myanmar’s armed forces to its blacklist of groups “credibly suspected” of carrying out sexual violence in areas of armed conflict for the first time. “The widespread threat and use of sexual violence was integral to [their] strategy, serving to humiliate, terrorize and collectively punish the Rohingya community as a

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Sudan: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Receives Ambassador of Japan

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Abdalla Idris, Monday received in his office the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan and discussed the positive progress in the bilateral relations and Japan’s continuous cooperation with Sudan in the development fields of priority, including agriculture, basic humanitarian needs and the peace building projects. The minister has affirmed

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NISS Director: Sudan Exerts Efforts to Maintain Unity Among Conflicted Arab and African States

SMC- Director General of the National Intelligence and Security Service, (NISS) 1st Lt. Gen. Salah Abdullah, said that terrorism is the first threat and the national security, pointing to the Arab and African regions, which are facing conflicts and blocs that cost the state a lot of efforts to promote national unity. He pointed out during

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Sudanese Community Rallies to Send Kids to Camp Rock Point

This summer might bring a new experience for fourth graders Nyankoor Anyang and Rosa Kuku. Along with their teammates from Chittenden County’s Nile Bright Stars Academy soccer team, the students hope to spend a week at Rock Point Camp in Burlington. The entire local Sudanese community is rallying behind them. Last Saturday, the Sudanese Foundation of

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Over 200 child soldiers released in South Sudan

At least 207 child soldiers are being released in South Sudan, the third largest such release in 2018, the UN Children’s Fund said on Tuesday. According to UNICEF, over 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited by all sides since the civil war began five years ago. “The released children will be reunified with

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UN announces return of 53 Sudanese refugees from Chad

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday announced the return of 53 Sudanese refugees after they spent more than 14 years in refugee camps in eastern Chad. “On April 14, 2018, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Commissioner of Refugees (COR) welcomed the first convoy of 53 Sudanese refugees who have

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Chinese-built electricity poles plant inaugurated in South Sudan

The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital. The Minister of Dams and Electricity, Dhieu Mathok, said that the factory, rented by Power China, will produce some 13,350

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Alleged rape victim in Yemen Confesses She Lied

SMC- Last month the media published some very negative reports about the Sudanese military force in a very negative way and claimed that Sudanese soldiers have raped young women in Yemen at gunpoint. Further, the Houthis group took advantage of these accusations and used them to criminalize the Alliance forces, precisely the Sudanese side. Sudanese

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New Crisis between Minnawi and Mariam Al-Mahdi

Exclusive – SMC- Umma Party Deputy President, Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi has sent a firm message to the Acting Executive Secretary of the Sudan Call in which she rejected the involvement of Yassir Arman in the Foreign Secretariat which is within her mandate. Sudanese Media Centre came to know that the details of the crisis started

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