Chinese and Turkish Companies to Invest in Cotton Crop

SMC- The Government of Gezira State signed contracts with Chinese and Turkish companies for investments in cotton crop and opening a new cotton gins in South Gezira and Al-Hiasahisa localities. Speaking to SMC, Al-Gezira State governor Dr. Mohamed Tahir Aila said that they received many applications from foreign companies willing to operate in the fields

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NISS Abort Smuggling Attempt in Kassala State

SMC- The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Kassala state has manged to abort the smuggling of a large quantities of consumer goods and building materials amounting to 5 billion which was on its way to a neighboring country. This operations comes in the framework of border security with the neighboring countries. A security

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UN Panel of Experts: Disarmament Campaign Led to Significant Improvement in Situation in Darfur

SMC- Sudan’s Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (DDRC) revealed that the UN Panel of Experts on Darfur has approved that the disarmament campaign has led to significant improvement in security situation in the region. Speaking to SMC, Salah al-Tayeb, the head of DDRC said that the higher committee for Arms Collection would continued its work

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Tunisia criminalises racism with ‘historical’ law

October 11, 2018 The Tunisian parliament approved on Tuesday evening the country’s first law on the elimination of all forms of racism in a provision that many people have been expecting with great anticipation, and which organisations advocating minorities’ rights considered as “historical.” The President of the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights, Masoud

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Red Cross says ready to facilitate release of detainees in South Sudan

 2018-10-10 21 JUBA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Wednesday it was prepared to facilitate the release of detainees for all parties of the conflict in South Sudan, as mandated by the recently signed peace deal. South Sudan’s revitalized peace pact permits the ICRC to facilitate release of

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Erdogan calls on Africa to trade in local currencies

Turkish economy faced speculative attacks recently, Turkish president says   10.10.2018      By Gokhan Ergocun and Tuba Sahin ISTANBUL  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on African countries to trade and do joint businesses with Turkey using local currencies. “Let’s save our trade from risks posed by foreign currencies,” he said at the Turkey-Africa Economy and Business

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Sudan’s PM vows to resolve liquidity crisis

Thursday, October  11, 2018  2018-10-11 KHARTOUM, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — Sudan’s National Prime Minister Mutaz Mussa on Wednesday announced that the liquidity crisis would be solved and ATMs would be fed with cash as of Saturday, official SUNA news agency reported. Mussa, who is also Sudan’s finance minister, tweeted on his Twitter account that he received assurances from

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Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees unite on basketball court

OCTOBER 10, 2018 CAIRO (Reuters) – Twice a week refugees from Sudan and South Sudan gather in a church courtyard in Cairo to play basketball, unfazed by political differences at home. Sudanese refugees about to throw balls into a hoop during a basketball game in Cairo, Egypt September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany The

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Sudan Economy Facing Crisis After Sharp Currency Dip

October 10, 2018 Edward Yeranian CAIRO — Many Sudanese are complaining after the government’s sharp devaluation of the pound Sunday, cutting its official value almost in half, as an already serious economic crisis plagues the country. The end of long-standing U.S. economic sanctions in 2017 has not produced a hoped-for economic revival, and Sudan remains on

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