70% Saudization takes effect in optical shops next week

 2018-11-05 Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Scores of optical shops in Jeddah and the rest of the Kingdom are facing a big challenge as most sales jobs in the field will be reserved for Saudi nationals effective from next week. Optical shops are among the sectors where 70 percent Saudization has been made mandatory. There are approximately

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Government: Understandings with the IC to Relief Sudan’s Debts

SMC- The government of Sudan has revealed on understandings with the international community (IC) to relief Sudan’s foreign debt. Speaking to SMC, the Minister of Information and the government spokesperson Bishara Guma’a Aro, said that Sudan has met all the technical requirements for debt relief after its economic reforms and its success in achieving peace

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After Tourism, Egypt to Exploit the Red Sea for Hydrocarbons

5th, 2018 – 08:12 GMT via SyndiGate.info Egypt plans to invite international petroleum companies to explore for oil and gas in its territorial Red Sea waters before the end of the year. Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek al-Mulla said the process would be announced after the processing of seismic data collected by two international oilfield services

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U.N. Security Council considers lifting Eritrea sanctions next week

Michelle Nichols (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia, although some members want to maintain some diplomatic pressure to ensure a dispute with Djibouti is resolved, diplomats said on Monday. Passengers carry the Ethiopian and Eritrean national flags as they celebrate after arriving

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DFID Support the Mine Action Programme in Sudan in the Amount of $5.6 Million

SMC- The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) support the  mine action programme in Sudan in the amount of  $5.6 million over two years. The UK has played a historic role in tackling the indiscriminate and lethal legacy threat of landmines. For the UK, mine action makes an important contribution in advancing human security and

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UN Security Council working group visits South Sudan

Source: Xinhua| 2018-11-06 JUBA, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council Working Group on children and armed conflict is in South Sudan to seek ways of protecting children in the wake of recent peace deal, the UN mission said on Monday. The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said the delegation, which arrived in Juba

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Ethiopia: Turkish aid body helps orphans paint dreams

Yetim Foundation’s project aims to enjoy entertain children affected by war, natural disaster, disease, poverty, hunger  05.11.2018  Munira Abdelmenan Awel     ADDIS ABABA  A Turkish aid foundation helped Ethiopian orphans engage in painting work for the first time at an orphanage in southern Ethiopia. Yetim Foundation met Ethiopian orphans living in Yalova Girls’ Orphanage in the Kofele

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Qatar Chamber official lauds bilateral ties with Sudan

November 05 2018 BUSINESS Private sector leader Qatar Chamber has lauded the extent of bilateral relations between Qatar and Sudan, which, according to a chamber official, “covers all fields of co-operation.” Qatar Chamber board member Dr Mohamed Gohar al-Mohamed made the statement during a meeting with a delegation from the Sudanese Free Zones and Markets

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President of war-torn South Sudan to mediate Sudan peace talks

2018-11-05 21:02 South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones. Tut Kew, Kiir’s security advisor, told journalists on Monday that the president had agreed “to mediate between the Khartoum government and the armed opposition in Sudan.” South

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African security forum opens in Senegal

MONDAY NOVEMBER 5 2018 In Summary The G5 Sahel is a French-backed scheme conceived in 2015 to roll back jihadism and lawlessness The Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security, launched in 2013, is a French-supported initiative By AFP More by this Author A two-day African security forum opened in Dakar on Monday amid concerns

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