Sudan dismisses Egypt’s accusation on dam talks

Sudan on Wednesday dismissed Egyptian accusations that it had impeded trilateral technical talks over a dam on the Blue Nile River. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry accused Sudan and Ethiopia of hampering the talks held on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GRED) in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa last week. Shokry said the deadlock has

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Sudanese-Korean Economic Forum on Textile and Leather Industries to Open

SMC-   Karama affirmed the importance of the leather and textile sectors in accelerating the economic and social development, adding that the government is ready to take all important measures to upgrade these sectors. He invited Korean businessmen to join investment with their Sudanese counterparts in the private sector at the leather and textile fields,

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South Sudan: The United States Gets Tough With South Sudan

US President Donald J. Trump’s administration, expressing displeasure with the government in South Sudan, has started a comprehensive review of its aid programs to that country. In a sternly worded statement, the White House said that the leaders of South Sudan had “squandered this partnership [with the United States], pilfered the wealth of South Sudan,

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Over 200 People Freed From Human Smugglers in Gedarif State

SMC-   A joint force from the 2nd Infantry Division (The Fifth Reserve Brigade ) arrested Monday a criminal gang detaining 232 persons , including 34 women and three children at “Gaili Forest” area in Al-Butana Plain in Gadareif State with purpose of smuggling them. The move came within framework of a raid being staged by the

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South Sudan: Fresh fighting flares, five years into civil war

The skeletons of burnt-out vehicles lie scattered all the way from Bentiu’s landing strip to the camp for internally-displaced people. There has been fighting here in the capital of South Sudan’s Unity State since the country’s civil war began in 2013. Today, after a year of relative calm, violence has again surged between government forces

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