Why the “Fire and Fury” on China Trade

The world is on tenterhooks waiting for the next moves from the Trump Administration in terms of the draconian tariffs he has threatened to place on China as well as on a number of other countries, including our close neighbors Canada and Mexico. And the question remains for most people: Is he really intent on

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China’s Global Times Highlights Flaws of US and Europe Policy Towards Africa

On June 18 in Michigan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed a meeting under the umbrella of the Detroit Economic Club. In a question that seemed to have made him a tad uncomfortable, the secretary of state was informed that Africa appeared to be evolving and transforming rapidly, and further, China was asserting itself

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Kenya Advocating Nuclear Technology and Science For Africa

Kenya Needs a National Atomic Energy Commission, Says Education Cabinet Secretary   June 27, 2018–“It is highly regrettable that we have not effectively harnessed nuclear technology for the benefit of our people,” said Education Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador Amina Mohamed, opening the meeting of Vice Chancellors and Representatives of regional institutions involved on human resources development in nuclear science in Africa yesterday.

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Think Tank Pioneers Evidence-Based Policy in Sudan

As the Republic of Sudan emerges from a twenty-year period of international isolation, a new think tank—a rarity here—is dedicated to improving public policy in the country and to training young specialists in economic development. Gasim Ibrahim, who has supported the think tank from the beginning and currently serves as its fundraising and partnership officer,

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Aid workers ask for security and safe passage in South Sudan

Warring parties in South Sudan must prioritise security and the opening of safe passages to get food, water and medicines to millions, aid workers said on Thursday, after a peace deal aimed at ending conflict in the world’s youngest country. South Sudan signed a peace agreement with rebels on Wednesday, including a ceasefire to start

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Sudan welcomes the UN resolution to lift its name from violations of children’s rights

    The Minister of Social Security and Development, mashaer al-Dulab, stressed that the Sudan is one of the most concerned countries for the rights and welfare of children and12:21م   SMC-   The Minister of Social Security and Development, Mashaer al-Dulab, stressed that the Sudan is one of the most concerned countries for the

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An African solution could ensure vital peace in South Sudan

When Gambian president Yahua Jammeh lost a shock presidential election in December 2016, he quickly annulled the result and deployed troops in the capital, Banjul. In response, a coalition of forces from Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana entered the country to compel Mr Jammeh to relinquish power. Within 48 hours, he stepped down. It was an

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USA: Cease fire gives opportunity to build state in S.Sudan

SMC- The US ambassador to Sudan, Stephen Coates, welcomed the signing of the Khartoum peace agreement in southern Sudan between the head of the southern government, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Riek Machar and opposition leaders, which was sponsored by IGAD organization. Speaking to (SMC) The US ambassador to Sudan said we welcome this agreement and the

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Troika’ Confirms Support of South Sudan Agreement

    SMC- The Troika countries have confirmed their support and welcome the ceasefire agreement between the South Sudan teams, describing the signing as a great success for Sudan.  The British ambassador to Khartoum Irfan Siddiq said, “The cease-fire is very important for stability and security in South Sudan and the region as a whole,

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South Darfur: Displacement of Arab Tribes of Shataya Merely Rumours  

  SMC- The government of South Darfur said that news about the displacement of the Arab tribes from the Shataya region are baseless allegations. The governor stressed the right of every citizen to live inside or outside the area. Speaking to the SMC, the leaders of the Social Peace Mechanism explained that the handing over

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