NCP: Broad campaign for the Adoption of New Constitution and Electoral Law

Deputy President of the National Congress Party (NCP), Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim announced the organization of the party of a broad campaign with the political parties participating in the dialogue to approve the new constitution and the election law, stressing the government’s serious efforts to achieve peace in Darfur and the two areas. Addressing a

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International Cooperation Minister Receives Russian Delegation

The Minister for International Cooperation, Idris Suleiman, on Sunday received the delegation of the “Russian Green Leaves Company”, currently on visit to the Sudan The Minister said his meeting with the Russian company was fruitful and reviewed a number of issues of economic nature. He underlined that the Sudanese Russian relations have been witnessing continued

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UN Independent Expert Recognizes Significant Decline in Military Clashes in Darfur

“I visited Darfur where I met with State authorities, UNAMID and civil society actors. I was informed of a significant decline in military clashes in the region. I commend the Government for having taken positive steps towards improving the security situation. I also commend efforts of State authorities to address community level conflicts and foster

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Kenya – Overcoming rivalry & conflict through cultural diplomacy

Cultural diplomacy is a soft power that promotes the exchange of ideas, information, art, and culture to strengthen friendship and cooperation among nations and communities. One of the best examples of such cultural diplomacy is the American education airlift programme of the early 1960s – a programme now considered a good example of successful cultural

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Sudan: Hassabo to Address Sudanese-Chadian Borders Development Conference

The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman arrived in Al-Genaina, capital of West Darfur State, Sunday morning to take part in Sudanese-Chadian Borders Development Conference held under the banner ” Borders for Link not Separation , Apr.24-25. He was received at Al-Genaina airport by Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga , governors of

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More detail on SA’s defence agreement with South Sudan

Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has provided more details on the defence agreement signed with South Sudan in January this year. Responding to a Parliamentary question posed by Sibonakaliso Phillip Mhlongo of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Mapisa-Nqakula on 11 April stated that “according to Article 1 of the MOU, the Parties shall cooperate in the use

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Essay winner in Rumbek: “Women may be the only hope left to bring peace to South Sudan”

As she was receiving her award as the winner of the UNMISS essay writing competition in Lakes region, 16-year-old Khana Kockedhie Magel said that women can bring lasting peace in South Sudan – if they are given the chance to do so. Khana, who attends Loreta Girls’ Secondary School in Rumbek, is convinced that women

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EALA South Sudan members want EAC role in IGAD-led talks

The East African Legislative Assembly says it is looking into the possibility of playing a role in the ongoing South Sudan peace talks led by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The issue came up for debate during the current session of the regional parliament in the Tanzanian capital of Dodoma. The New Times understands that

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Central Darfur Announces Confronting Abdulwahid

SMC- Central Darfur government accused insurgent Abdulwahid Mohammed Nour of endevouring to hinder the voluntary return and stability efforts, conforming  that the authorities managed to contain the recent incidents ignited by Abdulwahid faction’s outlaws . speaking to( SMC) the Commissioner of North Jebel Marra , Adam Yahya Al-Nour  said that the government is controlling the

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Sudan: FVP Meets Delegation of ‘Respect Time Organization’

The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has underscored importance of respecting the time and making use of time in increasing production and productivity. This came when the First Vice-President meta t the Council of Ministers delegation of Respect Time Organization led by its honorary Chairman ,

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