Vipers hold defending champions Azam FC to draw in Kagame cup

Uganda premier league champions Vipers SC played out to a second consecutive 1-1 draw at the ongoing 2018 CECAFA Kagame cup. After a disappointing draw against Zanzibar’s JKU FC on Friday, Vipers again shared the spoils with defending champions Azam FC (1-1) at the Chamazi stadium on Sunday to take their points tally to two

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International calls for end to fighting in South Sudan

The United States, Britain and Norway called for an immediate end to fighting and “horrendous abuses” of civilians in South Sudan in a US State Department press release. Rivals in South Sudan signed a peace agreement last week aimed at ending the civil war. The agreement was signed after two days of talks between President

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Arab Parliament to Request US to Remove Sudan from ‘Sponsors of Terrorism’ List

The Arab Parliament will send a request to the US Congress to remove Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, its speaker Mishaal bin Fahm al Salami announced on Sunday. In a joint press conference with Sudanese Minister of State at the Sudanese Foreign Ministry Osama Faisal, Salami said that an Arab

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Abdul Wahid Confiscates Half A Million Dollars from His Movement, the SLM-AW

SMC- The leader of the rebel movement, Abdul Wahid Mohammed Nour, has accused the rebel movement of taking over half a million dollars in grants from an anti-Sudan country that supports the movement. Speaking to the SMC, dissident leader of the faction Mustafa Adam revealed the arrangements for isolating rebel Abdul Wahid, accusing him of

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President Al-Bashir Meets President of Equatorial Guinea in Nouakchott

President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, met Sudan on the sidelines of the 31st summit of the African Union in Nouakchott, with President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and discussed progress of the political and economic relations between the two countries. President Al-Bashir has acquainted the Equatorial Guinean President with his

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ICRC gets safe access for humanitarian work, deliver food in South Sudan

After weeks of fighting that prevented humanitarian aid from reaching people around Leer, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been granted safe access to deliver food and shelter supplies to more than 8,000 families. “Our aim is to help thousands of families in and around Leer, many of whom have been forced

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Africa State of Mind with Lee Kasumba: Rozan, the epitome of globalization

Rozan Ahmed is an internationally established writer, creative director, advisor, advocate, and popular commentator who has played an influential role in leading new frontiers, and shifting attitudes in the worlds of fashion and entertainment. As the CEO and founder of bougi.com, her contribution to alternative pop culture and narrative is second to none. Selected by

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Arab Parliament calls for removal of Sudan from US list of states that sponsor terrorism

Dr. Mishaal Al Salami, Speaker of the Arab Parliament, announced a plan to encourage the United States to remove Sudan from the “State Sponsors of Terrorism List” of the US State Department. Speaking today during a press conference with Osama Faysal, Minister of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sudan, Al Salami said that

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AU summit opens with call for actions on S Sudan conflict

More than 40 African leaders have gathered in Mauritania to discuss ways to fight corruption and extremism. The African Union (AU) has called for action regarding the situation in South Sudan, where a recent ceasefire agreement between feuding parties collapsed soon after it was reached. The AU is struggling to solve regional crises, including the

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Sudan opposition leader refused entry to Egypt, says party

The party of leading Sudanese opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi said on Sunday he has been refused entry on his return to Egypt, where he had been living in self-imposed exile. Egypt’s foreign ministry did not respond immediately to a request for comment. The Sudanese National Umma Party said al-Mahdi was turned away after arriving at

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