Sudan Keen on Joint Arab Economic Cooperation

SMC- Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Mu’taz Musa has stressed Sudan’s keenness on the joint Arab cooperation and coordination, especially in the areas of water in order to enhance Arab water security. Musa said, during his chairmanship of the delegation of Sudan to the meetings of the Arab Ministerial Council and the Third

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Africa’s 10 Best Economies to Watch

Based on the World Bank report released earlier this year, Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further 3.5 percent in 2019. South Africa, Nigeria and Angola, the region’s best economies will be slightly weaker than expected, as the region is still experiencing negative per capita income growth, weak

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Darfur Governors to Assess Disarmament Campaign

SMC- Darfur’s states governors in Central Darfur will meet with the higher committee for the collection of illicit arms to assess the outcome of the disarmament campaign. Speaking at a meeting of the committee in Nirtiti County on Saturday, Sudan’s Vice-President and head of the higher committee Hassabo Abdel-Rahman said the meeting with the governors

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UNSC to Discuss South Sudan Sanctions

SMC- UN targeted sanctions on South Sudanese officials including travel ban and assets freeze will expire on 31 May 2018 and expected to be renewed by the end of the month. In a consultations meeting on Tuesday, the chair of the South Sudan Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Joanna Wronecka of Poland will brief members on the

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Health Ministry: Sudan Free of AWD

SMC- Sudan’s federal health minister said on Sunday that the country is free of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) cases and called for precautionary measures to avoid a repeat of the epidemic. In June 2017, the AWD killed 272 people and infected 16,000 in a number of states including Gedarif, White Nile, Khartoum, Sennar, River Nile,

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Saudi Arabia to Increase Economic, Trade Investments in Sudan

SMC- Saudi Arabia would sign a number of defence and economic cooperation agreements with Sudan pledging more investments to raise trade exchange between the two countries, said Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum Ali Hassan Ja’afar on Sunday. In press statements on Sunday, Ja’afar said Riyadh would sign economic and defense agreements with Sudan soon, adding these agreements

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AU delegation in Sudan to assess security trends, IDPs

A delegation of the African Union is in Sudan to assess the security trends in peacekeeping mission and the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country. An AU statement yesterday said that the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Saturday started its five-day visit to Khartoum and Darfur, Sudan for the assessment.

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Guest column: UNF class urges strong U.S. support for South Sudan

Jacksonville is home to thousands of refugees who have fled horrific conflicts, including over 150 “Lost Boys” from South Sudan who over a quarter century ago walked across a country the size of Texas to flee horrific violence. We know some of them who attended our school, the University of North Florida. But today, war

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