Sudan, Qatar Discuss MoU on Suakin Port

SMC- Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, Engineer Makawi Mohamed Awad, and the Qatari Transport and Communication Minister, Gasim Bin Saif Al-Salauti, have discussed the starting of first stage of implementing a memorandum understanding to develop Swakin port. The MoU was signed by the Qatari Company for Ports Management (Qatar Ports) with the Sea Ports

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Sudan to Receive Oil Supply from Saudi Arabia

SMC- Saudi Arabia will supply oil to Sudan for the next five years at preferential prices, according to Sudan’s oil minister Abdel Rahman Osman. The agreement which will be signed in the upcoming days says that Saudi Arabia will provide Sudan with 1.8 million tonnes of oil a year. The deal aims to fill Sudan’s fuel

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Oil Bursts Above $70, Threatens Economy

The price of crude oil has not been above $70 a barrel since 2014. It reached that point today. The availability of Iran’s crude was among the most important reasons as the U.S. government decides the fate of sanctions related to a deal that prevents Iran from advancing its nuclear capability. Oil above $70 affects

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Yemen: Saudi-led attack hits Houthi-held presidential palace

Air raids have targeted the presidential office in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa, killing at least six people and wounding 30 others, according to medical sources. Witnesses said fighter jets bombed Sanaa several times at midday on Monday, with rebel-controlled Al-Masirah television blaming the Saudi-led coalition for the raid. Residents said they heard two explosions hit

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Does working with money make us worse people?

veryone likes a good royal commission – watching normally unaccountable people give an account of themselves. With all the anger about inequality now, it is especially appealing to see the spectacularly paid elite getting their comeuppance. But if academic research into the impact money has on ethics is accurate, maybe these financial professionals really couldn’t

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Sudan Satisfied with UNISFA Performance, says its “Distinguished”

SMC- Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf and Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu met in Khartoum on Monday. Ibn Ouf expressed Sudan’s satisfaction with the distinguished performance and roles played by the UNISFA in Abyei according to its mandate and stressed Sudan’s keenness to meet

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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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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 defence agreements with Sudan soon, adding these agreements

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