EFCC Probes Borno Commissioner Over N222m Female Medical Students Scholarship in Sudan

By Ahmed Abu, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has instituted a probe into the alleged disappearance of the sum of N222 million scholarship funds of the Borno state Government. The Immediate past Commissioner for Higher Education, Ahmed Usman Jaha, also known as Babawo, was summoned to the EFCC office in Maiduguri,

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Turkish firm to start building Sudan’s biggest airport

Once completed, Khartoum Airport will serve 12M passengers a year, says chairman of construction firm Summa  18.10.2018      By Tuba Sahin, Dilara Zengin and Gokhan Ergocun ANKARA A Turkish construction company will start building Sudan’s biggest airport early next year, according to the firm’s chairman. “We will lay the foundation for the Khartoum International Airport in

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Former Sudan president Al Dahad dies in Riyadh

  He seized power in 1985, passed it on to a civil government in 1986 October 18, 2018 Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Manama: Former Sudanese President Field Marshal Abdul Rahman Siwar Al Dahab died on Thursday at the Military Hospital in Riyadh. He was 83 years old. Al Dahad became president of Sudan on April

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Russia’s slow creep into Central Africa

Oct. 18, 2018 Aaron Ross| Reuters DAKAR: When the Central African Republic pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized off Somalia. But Russia objected and donated its own weapons instead.By early February, Russia had sent nine planes with weapons along with dozens of contractors to

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Human Rights Rapporteur Call for Fully Use of the Sudan’s Experience in Lifting Sanctions

The Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Ambassador Idriss Jazairy has praised the experience of Sudan’s  interaction and cooperation with the international community and US in Lifting sanctions. Jazairy said he would inform the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee, to the necessity to fully use the experience of Sudan in lifting

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AU Urges Member States to Ratify Malabo Convention

The African Union Commission urged member states to ratify the Malabo Convention, which is a legal framework for cyber-security and personal data protection. AU Commission has organized the first forum on cybercrime in Africa, which is running from 16-18 October, 2018 in Addis Ababa. The forum is deliberating on the creation of continental platform to

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IGAD Leaders to Meet in Khartoum next Week

SMC- The leaders of  Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will hold a meeting in Khartoum next week. The meeting is schedule to be held on 22th October to present a proposal on the next step on the implementation of peace in south Sudan, said the Ethiopian  Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ethiopian Minister of State for

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Sudan ready to resume talks with opponents, armed groups

 2018-10-18 Editor: Chengcheng KHARTOUM, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — Sudan government on Wednesday expressed readiness to resume negotiations with the opponents and armed groups. Sudanese Presidential Assistant Faisal Hassan Ibrahim on Wednesday held talks here with the Head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan (AUHIP) Thabo Mbeki. “The government is ready to resume

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Sudan appoints new peace envoy to South Sudan

AFP October 17, 201818:55 Jamal Al-Sheikh was put in charge of “following the implementation” of the peace deal signed last month by warring South Sudanese parties Civil war in the world’s youngest country erupted in December 2013, killing tens of thousands and displacing millions KHARTOUM: Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir on Wednesday appointed a peace envoy

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