Vietnam to send first field hospital to South Sudan

  Thursday, 2018-09-27 NDO – Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, and Atul Khare, Under Secretary-General of the UN, signed a memorandum of understanding on Vietnam sending a field hospital to South Sudan, at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States, on September 26. The signing

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Sudan Demanding to Implement the Tenth Item on Humans Right

SMC- Sudan is demanding the international community and partners to implement the tenth item and fulfill their commitments to provide the necessary technical support and assistance to the Sudan. Sudan committed to promote and protect of human rights and cooperated with the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms in this regard, said the Minister of

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Youth spark innovation in Sudan

‘UPSHIFT’ programme helps some of the most disadvantaged young people solve problems in their communities. By Toby Fricker and Hadeel Zahir 25 September 2018 KHARTOUM, Sudan, 28 September 2018 – Bahri market, north Khartoum, bustles with activity, as buyers hustle to get the best deal possible on colourful fabrics, food and other goods – a typical

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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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