Sudan to set daily exchange rate, cancel import restrictions -cbank governor

by Reuters Thursday, 4 October 2018 We explore the challenges of ending hunger and malnutrition as food production adjusts to a warming world KHARTOUM, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Sudan will begin on Sunday using a body comprised of bankers and exchange bureaus to set its daily currency exchange rate as part of a package of

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The resilient Sudanese tribe that stood its ground against the toughest armies until 1821

BY FARIDA DAWKINS, at 09:00 am, October 03, 2018, HISTORY The Funj are an ethnic group who formulated the Funj Sultanate of Sennar or Blue Sultanate in 1504. The Sultanate was a monarchy in present-day Sudan, northwestern Eritrea and western Ethiopia.  During that time, Africans were referred to as “blue.” It is documented that the Funj were not

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Ethiopia appoints new project manager for GERD dam project

ETHIOPIA Ethiopia has appointed Engineer Kifle Horo as the new project manager for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to a statement issued by the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP). Horo, who will be deputised by Engineer Epherem Woldekidan and Fekadu Kebede replaces engineer Simegnew Bekele who was found dead in his car in the

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8 hurt in runway collision between Sudan army planes: airport

THURSDAY OCTOBER 4 2018 ADVERTISEMENTBy AFP More by this Author KHARTOUM, A collision between two Sudanese army planes on the runway at Khartoum airport on Wednesday injured eight people, officials said. The Soviet-era Antonov aircraft had landed within seconds of each other when the accident occurred, an airport official said. “Eight people were injured and

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AFCON 2019: S. Sudan denies team selection interference

27 MINUTES AGO SANG KIPLAGAT Francis Amin, South Sudan Football Association president has denied accusations that they interfere with team selections. Before quitting last week, Ascene Ait sited interference by the FA in the appointment of the national team that is battling for an AFCON 2019 slot in Cameroon. “We always gave him the opportunity

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Sudan protests at EU holding journalists meeting

Oct. 03, 2018 Agence France Presse KHARTOUM: Sudan summoned the European Union ambassador to Khartoum Wednesday to protest against an EU-organized meeting of journalists that called for strengthening of press freedoms in the African country. The meeting held Tuesday by the EU at its office in Khartoum was attended by representatives of several European embassies

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