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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South Korean Peacekeepers Nurture South Sudan’s New Farmers

Young people are returning to farms in South Sudan to empower themselves through food production. The country has been devastated by five years of conflict, which has left the agricultural sector struggling to feed the nation. Faith Lapidus reports on a vocational center teaching the new farmers skills to help them fill that need. source:

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South Sudan Resumes Output in Key Oil Area After Five-Year Halt

South Sudan restarted crude production in a key oil region almost five years after facilities were shuttered by civil war. The resumption of output in the so-called Unity fields marks the start of efforts to rebuild the oil-dependent economy, which has sub-Saharan Africa’s third-biggest reserves. The East African nation’s warring parties signed a peace deal

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Sudan announces resumption of South Sudan oil pumping

Sudan on Sunday announced resumption of South Sudan’s oil pumping for the first time since the eruption of the civil war in December 2013. “South Sudan’s oil pumping began on Saturday for the first time since its stoppage in 2013,” Sudan’s Oil and Gas Minister Azhari Abdul-Ghadir told a press conference. “The pumping started at

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Sudan, music capital: Album recalls former rhythm beacon

Traveling Africa in search of its music, Vik Sohonie was struck by a common influence — Sudan, whose songs still hold power over a generation in much of the continent. Sohonie, the founder of Osinato Records, a New York-based label devoted to bringing the music of overlooked and conflict-riven countries to wider audiences, has led a

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