PCP Presents Proposal on Amendments to Elections Act

The Popular Congress Party (PCP) has affirmed that it would continue discussions and dialogue on the Elections Act in the parliament with the political forces to reach consensus on it as the party has called for setting up a mechanism similar to the higher coordination committee of the National Dialogue to contribute to bringing the

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Kenya to face South Sudan in the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations qualifying opener

Kenya will face South Sudan in her first match of the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations Cecafa region qualifying tournament. The regional tournament that will determine which team takes part in the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations in May 2019 alongside Tanzania, will be played between August 11th and August 26th, 2018. Kenya

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All look to Nairobi to play neutral and finally seal South Sudan peace deal

The Nairobi Round of the South Sudan peace talks has been pushed forward, as mediators try to thrash out a consensus document on the outstanding issue of governance. The talks, to be chaired by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, will focus on power-sharing in the national and state governments, composition of parliament, reforms in the judiciary

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Islamic and Charity Work Affairs Delegation Conclude Visit to Sudan

A delegation from the Dubai based-Islamic and Charity Work Affairs has concluded a ten days-visit to Sudan during which it met a number of the organizations working in humanitarian and charity work. The delegation Chairman, Abdulla Mohammed Al-Shahy told SUNA that the visit aimed at exchanging experiences and keenness for working together in the field.

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U.N. council approves arms embargo on South Sudan

The U.N. Security Council narrowly approved a U.S.-drafted resolution imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan Friday over objections that it could hurt African efforts to end the five-year conflict in the world’s newest nation. The resolution received the minimum nine “yes” votes. The six other council members abstained — Russia, China, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea,

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World Bank’s study on impact of instability in South Sudan on young women

Violent conflict and instability affect men and women in heterogeneous ways, including differentiated impacts on economic, social, physical, and mental well-being. This study assesses the impact of the post-2013 conflict in South Sudan on adolescent girls and young women. The analysis uses data from the Adolescent Girls Initiative endline survey and the Armed Conflict Location

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Russian, Sudanese presidents hail defense technology cooperation

Russia and Sudan have made progress in boosting cooperation in defense technology and other fields, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Sudanese counterpart Omar Al-Bashir in the Kremlin on Saturday. “We have good opportunities to develop relations in a wide range of sectors, including defense technology. This cooperation is developing,” Putin said,

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