African Union slams Italian official’s ‘slave’ remark

African body expresses dismay at Italian deputy prime minister’s remarks in which he compared African immigrants to slaves 19.09.2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The African Union Commission has expressed dismay at the comments made by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini at a recent conference in Vienna at which he compared African immigrants to slaves. “It

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Saudi Arabia concludes wargames with US, Sudan

Ten-day military drills are aimed at enhancing cooperation with ‘friendly forces’ 19.09.2018      RIYADH Saudi Arabia on Wednesday concluded separate joint military exercises with both the U.S. and Sudanese armed forces. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the joint Saudi-U.S. drills — dubbed “Shield of Prevention 2″ — wrapped up Wednesday at the Prince Sultan

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Sudan, Egypt vow continued technical cooperation over Nile water

 2018-09-20  KHARTOUM, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — Sudan and Egypt on Wednesday reaffirmed commitment to cooperation on technical issues concerning the Nile water, official SUNA news agency reported. At the conference of the Permanent Joint Sudanese-Egyptian Technical Commission for Nile Water that concluded on Wednesday in Khartoum, Khidir Qismal-Sid, Sudan’s minister of water resources, irrigation and

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Somalia Says Ready to Send Troops to S. Sudan for Security

September 19, 2018 Mohammed Yusuf The Somali government said this week that it was ready to send troops to help with security and enhance peace in South Sudan, where officials and opposition groups recently signed an agreement to end a five-year civil war. The statement came days after the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, a regional

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