China Seeks Influence in Europe, One Business Deal at a Time

When Xi Jinping became the first top Chinese leader to visit the Czech Republic, he was accompanied by a mysterious Chinese tycoon with big political ambitions, money to burn and strong ties to the Czech president. Ye Jianming was the sole businessman among the group of Chinese and Czech government officials who gathered two years

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S Sudan’s Sep Dar Blend crude exports rise 7% on month to 3 mil barrels

South Sudan was scheduled to export 3 million barrels, or 100,000 b/d, of Dar Blend crude in September, up 7.14% from August, market sources said Monday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. A total of five cargoes were scheduled for lifting in September from Sudan’s Marsa Bashayer terminal, market

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South Sudan deal: Hopes and misgivings

Thousands of residents of South Sudan’s capital Juba are celebrating a peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his ousted deputy Riek Machar, which rekindles hope that the guns will finally fall silent in a country devastated by civil war. A combination of vicious conflict, drought and famine has been making the situation in

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Sudan, Egypt FMs to meet this month in Cairo

SMC- Diplomatic sources said Sudan and Egypt Foreign Ministers would meet in Cairo at the end of the month to prepare for the meeting of the Egyptian-Sudanese Higher Committee (ESHC), Under Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Abdel-Ghani al-Nai’im said, for the meeting of the preparatory committee the electricity link between the two countries would be

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Petronas delegation calls on Sudan’s oil and gas minister

Sudan’s Minister of Oil and Gas, Azhari Abdul-Gadir Abdullah, has called on the Malaysian national oil corporation Petronas to increase its investments in Sudan and consolidate the existing partnership between Sudan and the Malaysian State-owned company. This came when he received at his office here on Sunday, a Petronas delegation headed by Patsu Belong, the

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Statement on behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministries of Health, Industry, and Commerce, on the development of a Cost-Benefit Analysis for Flour Fortification in Sudan

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Federal Ministries of Health, Industry, and Commerce in Sudan have met to review the findings of March 2018 assessment and develop a cost-benefit analysis on wheat flour fortification in Sudan. WHO Representative Dr. Naeema Al Gasseer stated that the study result has demonstrated that investing $1 in wheat

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Libya, Niger, Sudan and Chad agree to create joint operation centre to strengthen border security

The Ministerial Meeting on strengthening cooperation in the area of security and control of the Libya-Niger-Sudan-Chad border was launched in Khartoum on Thursday to ratify and adopt the final report of the meetings of the Committee in charge of this dossier from the four countries concerned. The meeting is aimed at strengthening security cooperation and

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Rwanda smiles to emphatic opening win against 10 man Sudan | U-17 Africa qualifiers

Rwanda out-smarted a ten man Sudan 3-1 in  a group A encounter as the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Zonal qualifiers kicked off on Saturday in Dar es Salaam. The Junior Amavubi stars opened the scoring through Moise Nyarugabo on the half hour mark. Rodrigue Isingizwe

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Sudanese FM to head for Turkey visit on economic cooperation talks

Sudan’s Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed was confirmed to be heading for Turkey on Tuesday, aiming to explore methods on boosting economic cooperation. The Sudanese foreign minister’s visit to Turkey was unveiled to last for two days, from August 14, ending August 15. The minister is set for a meeting with his Turkish counterpart to

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