FDFA Praised the Development of the Human Rights File in Sudan

SMC- The National Human Rights Commission announced the signing of a joint agreement with the Swiss Federal Department Of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the European Union (EU) to promote and support the human rights issue in Sudan. Speaking to SMC, the head of the Commission, Iman Fathur Rahman Salem, said after the meeting with  FDFA

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South Sudan civil war taking a devastating toll on mental health

Anjana Sankar Filed on October 10, 2018 According to MSF, there were 31 attempted and seven successful suicides in 2017 at the camp. Lack of mental health care, neglect and forced confinement are turning lives into hell for many mentally ill patients in South Sudan’s refugee camps. After fleeing from the country’s ongoing violent conflict,

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UN, AU ask S Sudan’s warring sides to deliver on peace deal

2018-10-09  The United Nations and African Union on Tuesday called on South Sudan’s warring parties to take concrete steps to implement the latest peace deal signed last month. Civil war in the world’s youngest country erupted in December 2013 and uprooted 4.2 million people – roughly a third of the population. “We are looking forward

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New railway project planned linking Egypt, Sudan

Similar project fell through in 2010 due to primarily to lack of funding 09:19 October 10, 2018Anadolu Agency File photo Egypt and Sudan on Tuesday agreed to establish the first railway line linking the two countries. According to Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency (MENA), a delegation from Egypt’s railway authority recently visited Khartoum to

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Marine World Heritage Expert Meeting – Sudan

9-12 October 2018 From 9 to 12 October 2018, World Heritage marine managers from the Africa and Arab region will share their lessons learned with the Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park(Sudan). World Heritage marine managers share a wealth of solutions and best practices on how to deal with

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Iran is new transit point for Somali charcoal in illicit trade taxed by militants: U.N. report

Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab millions of dollars annually in tax, U.N. sanctions monitors said in a report seen by Reuters. In the unpublished annual report to the U.N. Security Council, the monitors add

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Government Delegation: Sudan Call is Stalling to Implement the Road Map Items

SMC- The government delegation for negotiations accused the Sudan Call for procrastination on the implementation of the road map items. The delegation described the  proposals submitted by the head of the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) Thambo Mbeki to the alliance as a new opportunity to pursue peaceful solutions. Hussein Hamdi, the member

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