Corruption Scandal Forces UNHCR Sudan to Suspend Resettlement Program

SMC- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said it has temporarily suspending its refugee resettlement programme from Sudan in connection with two ongoing investigations launched in February and March by the organization’s independent Inspector General’s Office. Last week, IRIN an international humanitarian news agency reported corruption at the highest levels within the UNHCR resettlement program, with refugees reportedly having to

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Sudan to Work Towards Developing its Rich Fisheries Sector

SMC- Sudan’s Minister of Animal Resources, Bushara Jumaa Aror, has highlighted the ministry’s interest in promoting the fisheries sector as a promising part of realizing food security. This came during his meeting Wednesday at his office with a delegation of the Japanese HANWA Company. Aror affirmed his call to the national and international investors to operate

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Sudan protests Egyptian serial about terrorists

SMC-  Sudan has summoned Egypt’s ambassador to complain about a TV series that portrays Egyptian terrorists as they are living in Sudan. The Sudanese Foreign Ministry said late Saturday that the Ramadan serial, titled “Abu Omar al-Masry,” is “insulting to Egyptians living in Sudan.” It urged Egypt to “stop attempts at disturbing the interests of

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Sudan’s UN Envoy: Abyei to Remain Integral Part of National Territory

SMC- Sudan’s permanent envoy to the United Nations Omer Dahab speaking before the UN Security Council on Wednesday said “Abyei will remain an integral part of the Sudanese national territory”, stressing the government will exercise its full sovereignty over the area. He also called on South Sudan government to engage with Khartoum and the African Union

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When the future is sweet as honey

“Since I began my beekeeping business in honey production, processing and wax refining with the Value Chain project, I am now able to support my family. I am now able to sell my products at the local market, as well as further afield in Nyala, Khartoum and Omdurman,” says Abdul-Aziz, a 50-year old father of

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Sudan, Turkey Presidents Discuss Bilateral Ties on Sidelines of OIC Summit

SMC- President Omar AL-Bashir and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral relations between the two countries in Istanbul on Friday. The two presidents met in Istanbul on the sidelines of the extraordinary summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on Jerusalem. They discussed bilateral issues, particularly the outcome of president Erdogan’s

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