Sudan: Washington’s “blacklist”, a brake on economic recovery

By AFP – October 12, 2018 at 10:45  Sudan: Washington’s “blacklist”, a brake on economic recovery A year ago, Sudanese businessman Samir Gassim welcomed the lifting of US sanctions against Sudan, but since then, the economic gloom has forced him to fire dozens of employees. “Our factory (Khartoum) now only works eight hours a day instead of 24

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South Africa Deputy President in South Sudan to Talk Peace Plans

By Eric Ombok October 15, 2018 South African Deputy President David Mabuza is in South Sudan for meetings with President Salva Kiir in a bid to strengthen the enactment of a deal to end the five-year civil war. “During this visit, the deputy president will also engage with the leadership of political formations in South

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Sudanese pound strengthens for first time since devaluation

October 14, 2018, 11:35:00 AM EDT By Reuters By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The Sudanese pound strengthened to 46.95 to the U.S. dollar on Sunday, bankers said, in the currency’s first rise since its steep devaluation a week ago when the government introduced a new mechanism to combat a financial crisis. Sudan has been

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Egyptian diplomat hails historic ties with Sudan

Sun, Oct. 14, 2018 CAIRO – 14 October 2018: Egypt’s Ambassador to Sudan Osama Shaltot on Sunday commended historic relations binding Cairo and Khartoum, saying the Egyptian political leadership is always keen on boosting relations with its Sudanese counterpart. He made the remarks during a meeting of the Parliament’s African Affairs Committee chaired by MP

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