South Sudan’s NAS refuses final peace document

Another member of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) distanced itself from the coalition and rejected the signing of the final document of the revitalised peace agreement by its leader. The National Salvation Front (NAS) of General Thomas Cirillo has joined the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) and the SPLM- Former Political Detainees – FDs, which

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Hafter promise Darfur rebels by the more logistic support

SMC- The leaders of the Libyan tribe called for the withdraw of the Darfur rebel movements from the areas of the umelaranab in the southern Libyan, at the same time that the leaders of the rebel movements Khalifa Hafter requested to attract more troops to control the entire Libyan territory in exchange for increased logistic

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Culinary culture in Africa: Tradition and its influence over the world

Hardly can any talks of African food culture assuage the sufferings endured by the people of the land. Centuries ago, colonial rulers had brought and forced their traditions upon the colonized, while the latter shared their culinary creativity with the rest of the world largely through a blood-tainted trade of slavery. Since the independence movement

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lobal Cafe serves food and cultural enrichment in Crosstown Concourse

A new restaurant in the Crosstown Concourse is causing quite a stir, and it’s not just because of the dishes they’re serving. “This is our second week and we’re so busy,” said Ibti Samsalih, a Sudanese refugee who makes up one-third of the cooking team at Global Cafe. We caught her as she wound down

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Bahrain Seeks Bid for $2 Bn Metro Construction in 2019

Bahrain plans to seek bids to build a metro railway system at the end of 2019. The project is estimated to cost between $1 billion and $2 billion. Adviser for Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Abdulrahman al-Janahi announced the project saying the government may seek private investments to partially fund it. The project is likely to

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Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan lauded

UNITED NATIONS: Going above and beyond their call of duty, Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan rehabilitated a long-neglected runway at the Malakal airport, providing essential infrastructure support to the area. The Indian peacekeepers serving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) repaired and rehabilitated one of the tarmacs at the Malakal airport that had

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Ethiopia, South Sudan at risk of high rainfall

There is likely to be more rainfall compared to long-term rainfall average over the northern sector (southern parts of South Sudan, south and central parts of Ethiopia, and north-eastern parts of Somalia) of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region. This is iondicated in the regional consensus climate outlook report issued today in Kigali for

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South Sudan rebels to sign latest draft peace deal: Sudan

Sudan said on Tuesday that South Sudanese rebels will sign the latest draft of a comprehensive peace deal with the Juba government later this week after assurances that a power-sharing accord inked earlier this month will be honored. President Salva Kiir and the leader of the main rebel group, Riek Machar, signed up to the

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Air Navigation in Sudan implements the latest communication systems for pilots

The Civil Aviation Authority has been able to implement the latest direct communication systems between the pilot and the air observer at the Authority’s air navigation center. The implementation of Control Pilot Data Link Communication ( CPLC)based on satellite data transmission directly to the pilot, is one of the most advanced systems which will support

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Fly540 denied Juba landing rights in fees row

South Sudan has stopped operations of Kenyan airline Fly540 at Juba airport over a protracted landing fees row, leaving travellers with only two direct flights between Nairobi and Juba. Things came to a head on Tuesday August 14, when a Fly540 flight with 40 passengers on board left Nairobi for Juba at 4:45pmw. With a

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