With Sudan opening up to tourism, there can be no better time to go than now

It could be the coils of incense wafting from thuribles, or perhaps the sight of men spinning furiously on their heels, but as the sun dips below the onion domes of Omdurman’s mosques, I’m beginning to feel quite dizzy. Every Friday, dervishes dance and chant in the shadow of Sufi leader Hamad Al Nile’s tomb

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Garang hails US sanctions on South Sudan leaders

South Sudan leaders have praised President Donald Trump administration’s push to freeze assets of leaders fuelling the conflict in Africa’s newest nation. The US disclosed that some South Sudanese leaders are on a sanctions list and have continued to invest illicit money in Kenya’s real estate market. ALSO READ: US calls for crackdown on S.

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Why the refugee economy is good for African countries

  Somali refugees at a camp in Daadab. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intra-African migration fosters economic growth by boosting trade an Long viewed as a social and economic burden to host countries, migrants moving into and within Africa are in fact an asset that could boost economic growth and

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South Sudan Wants New Site for Peace Talks

South Sudan’s government says it wants a planned meeting between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar to take place outside the countries of the East Africa bloc IGAD. Kiir and Machar were expected to meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on June 20. But, speaking to reporters Friday, government spokesman Michael Makuei suggested South

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Sudan Central Bank governor dies

Sudan’s central bank governor Hazem Abdelqader has died of a heart attack while on a visit to Turkey, the Sudanese presidency said on Saturday. It was not immediately clear whether Abdelqader was on a official visit to Turkey but the presidency said in a statement that he died of a heart attack on Saturday. It

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