Sudan: Ethiopia, Sudan Agree to Jointly Develop Port Sudan

Khartoum May 03/2018 Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to jointly develop and administer Port Sudan to facilitate Ethiopia’s access to the port. Premier Abiy Ahmed, who is on official working visit to Sudan, has discussed with the Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on a range of bilateral and regional issues. Premier Abiy today visited Kabu

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Humanitarian crisis growing in South Sudan

Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham has spent a week behind the scenes in South Sudan observing the growing humanitarian crisis with RTE’s Ray Kennedy. The UN World Food Programme yesterday warned that seven million people, or two thirds of the population, are facing food shortages. It also warned that 150,000 are at risk of

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‘I can go days without eating’: Hunger rises in South Sudan

  I,m afraid I’ll starve to death,” said Gatdin Bol. Curled on a dirt floor, the frail 65-year-old said he survives only by eating fruit from the trees in this remote South Sudanese town in the shadow of civil war. Three months ago when government troops attacked Bol’s hometown in Jonglei state they stole everything

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UNESCO organises Man and Biosphere programme workshop in Sudan

On 21 March 2018, the UNESCO Khartoum office and Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (NATCOM) with the support of the Division of Ecological Sciences at UNESCO HQ organized a workshop to review the stature of the UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Sudan. The title of the workshop was “Biosphere Reserves

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Refugees who fled conflict find solace in Victorian Indigenous cultural ceremony

Print  Email  Facebook  Twitter  More   Refugees who fled conflict find solace in Victorian Indigenous cultural   Refugees said taking part in the traditional ceremony helped give them a sense of belonging. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Dozens of refugees in Victoria’s south-west have discovered parallels between Aboriginal culture and their own, after taking part in

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Ethiopia agrees stake in Port Sudan, prisoner release on PM Abiy’s Sudan trip

Days after announcing that they will take a stake in Port of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed a deal that will allow them to take a stake of Port Sudan, an Ethiopian Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday. The deal was reached on Thursday after a meeting between Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and

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South Sudan: New army chief takes oath of office

South Sudan’s General Gabriel Jok Riak Makol has taken his oath of office as the country’s new army chief.He was administered the oath at State House in the capital Juba on Friday before President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Vice president Dr. James Wani Igga. The ceremony was also witnessed by ministers, senior presidential advisors, army and

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