India ranks 158th in ‘human capital’ score, behind Sudan

Study ranks countries for their levels of spending on education and health care India ranks 158th in the world for its investments in education and health care, according to the first-ever scientific study ranking countries for their levels of human capital. The nation is placed behind Sudan (ranked 157th) and ahead of Namibia (ranked 159th)

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Clinton, Sudan and the terrorism list

By David Hoile – – Tuesday, September 25, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Christopher Hitchens’ book “No One Left to Lie To” summed up the zeitgeist of the Clinton administration’s years in office. One Clinton legacy in this respect continues to this day — highlighted by last week’s release of the State Department’s annual survey of global terrorism. It highlighted

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The UK and WFP support farmers and their families in Sudan

  from World Food Programme Published on 25 Sep 2018 KHARTOUM – The United Kingdom is contributing an additional £13.5 million (approximately US$17.8 million) to support United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) resilience projects and food and cash assistance in Sudan until March 2019. The UK contribution will enable WFP to continue its support to 93,000 smallholder

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Father of Boy Saved by African Spiderman Convicted for Negligence

The father of the little boy who was rescued dangling from a fourth-storey Paris balcony by a Malian migrant who has been dubbed The African Spiderman, received a three-month suspended jail sentence Tuesday for leaving the child home alone. Mamoudou Gassama was propelled to global stardom in May after footage of him scaling the facade of the

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Sudan Reports Outbreak of Mosquito-borne Disease

September 25, 2018 Reuters KHARTOUM, SUDAN — More than 11,000 people in Sudan’s eastern state of Kassala have been infected over the past month by Chikungunya, a debilitating mosquito-borne viral disease, but no deaths have been reported, a Sudanese official said Tuesday. Chikungunya is spread by two mosquito species and can cause severe symptoms, which develop

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Q&A: A new, UN-backed global fund to support former child soldiers

  By Sam Mednick // 25 September 2018 JUBA, South Sudan — The current system to keep children from returning to the armed forces once they’ve been demobilized isn’t working, said Virginia Gamba, the new chief of the United Nations’ Children and Armed Conflict arm. Sign up for our daily briefings from New York and check out our UNGA 2018 event

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2019 Afcon qualifiers: Aliou Cisse defends Senegal squad for Sudan matches

  Michael Madyira Senegal were stunned with a 2-2 draw by Madagascar earlier this month, and resume their 2019 Afcon qualifiers with back-to-back matches against Sudan Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has dropped Galatasaray midfielder Badou Ndiaye from his 23-man squad to face Sudan home and away next month. Fresh from a surprise 2-2 draw with

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Tripartite Committee Resume the Meetings over GERD

SMC- The tripartite meeting of water and irrigation ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been resumed. The meeting started on Tuesday in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The meeting discussed the academic results of the experts related to GERD, in accordance with the Declaration of Principles

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Sudan and US Ready to Launch the Second Phase of the Dialogue

SMC- Joint Meeting between Sudan and US come out with Full understanding to launch the second phase of the dialogue between the two countries. The Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dardairy Mohammed Ahmed hold a meeting with the US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United

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Roundup: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed dam

Source: Xinhua| 2018-09-26  ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — Water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday commenced trilateral ministerial discussion in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on the filling of Ethiopia’s grand dam. The Ethiopian Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – 74,000 million cubic meters hydroelectric dam under construction on the Blue Nile River that

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