S.Sudan rebel leader Machar declines offer to visit Juba

September 24, 2018 Written by VOA South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar,left, shakes hands with President Salva Kiir South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar turned down an invitation on Saturday from President Salva Kiir to visit the South Sudanese capital Juba. Machar, the leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM IO), told Kiir

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Aid delivered after deadly mudslides in Sudan’s Darfur

  KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A joint African Union-United Nations operation is providing emergency assistance to an area in Sudan’s South Darfur region where 16 people died as a result of mudslides earlier this month, the mission said on Monday. The mudslides in early September hit the Wadi Tuliba and Tagulei villages, in the East Jebel

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Amkodor to supply $22m worth of machinery to Bangladesh, Sudan by year-end

24.09.2018 | 16:29 fvkoktgm An archive photo MINSK, 24 September (BelTA) – The Belarusian mechanical engineering company Amkodor has plans to supply machinery to Bangladesh and Sudan to the tune of $17 million and $5 million respectively till the end of the year, Leonid Pinchuk, chief of Amkodor’s department for sales in the CIS and

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Sudan to get largest share of $60bn Africa aid from China

September 24, 2018  Sudan has acquired the largest share of aid allocated to Africa at the China-Africa Cooperation summit, where $60 billion was pledged “to achieve development in the African countries,” Asharq Al-Awsat reported yesterday. The Chinese government hosted the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in the capital Beijing on 3 September, bringing together top leaders and

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US Praised Khartoum’s Efforts in Countering –Terrorism

SMC- The US State Department’s periodic report on terrorism in the world praised Khartoum’s continued efforts in countering -terrorism activities. The US report stated that” the Government of Sudan has continued to pursue counter-terrorism operations alongside regional partners, including operations to counter threats to U.S. interests and personnel in Sudan”. In addition to its efforts

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Sudan’s FM to meet world leaders on sidelines of UN General Assembly

SMC- The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Dardiri Mohammed Ahmed flew out of the country on Sunday bound for New York, US to attend the UN General Assembly. He  met upon arrival with the Permanent Mission of Sudan in New York and the Embassy of Sudan in Washington. The meeting reviewed the most important events

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Death toll increases to 115 in Tripoli clashes

Libyan Express Sunday 23 September 2018 At least 115 people have been killed and 383 injured in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya’s health ministry said Sunday. At the Frontline in Tripoli’s southern residential areas of Wadi Rabea and Fatma Zahra, shelled houses, torched vehicles, destroyed shops and deserted streets attest to the

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‘There was music on every corner of every street in Khartoum’

The 1970s and 1980s were thrumming as President Nimeiry coddled artists but times changed when his power was threatened. by Vik Sohonie Omdurman, Sudan – To stroll through Omdurman, Sudan’s old capital across the White Nile from Khartoum, during wedding season, is to walk through time. Large halls and open-air performance spaces, free to the public, offer a

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China-Sudan expert workshop focuses on promoting cotton breeding in Sudan

  2018-09-23 21:27:02|Editor: Liangyu   KHARTOUM, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) — Chinese and Sudanese agricultural experts held a workshop on Sunday in Khartoum, capital of Sudan, to promote cotton breeding and seeds production in the African country. The workshop, jointly organized by the China Aid Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center in Sudan and the General Administration Agricultural

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Turkey aiming to become top destination for halal tourism

What would you like to learn more about? Turkey has been increasing its capacity for halal tourism by offering segregated pools and beaches for women as well as halal foods with a no alcohol policy. Guests walk by the pool at Elvin Deluxe Hotel, a halal friendly holiday resort, in Alanya, Turkey April 18, 2018.

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