China, vying with U.S. in Latin America, eyes Argentina nuclear deal

Cassandra Garrison, Matt Spetalnick BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Argentina and China are aiming to close a deal within days for the construction of the South American nation’s fourth nuclear power plant, a multi-billion dollar project that would cement Beijing’s deepening influence in a key regional U.S. ally. Argentina hopes to announce an agreement on the Chinese-financed

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Turkey’s relationship with Sudan is making waves in the Red Sea region

What would you like to learn more about? Turkey’s growing presence in Sudan is heating up geopolitics in the Horn of Africa, as regional rivals watch Turkey’s every move. The diplomatic traffic over the past two years between Turkey and Sudan has significantly accelerated. Most recently Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay visited Sudan last week.

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‘Africa’s Grammys’ celebrate the hits of the continent

SOPHIE BOUILLONAGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Lagos, Nigeria | Sun, November 25, 2018 After a 15-year career in banking and marketing, Nigerian Mike Dada was looking for a platform to “communicate the strength of Africa to the rest of the world”. He decided to set up Afrima — the All Africa Music Awards — Africa’s equivalent of the Grammys, whose

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New US Ambassador to Somalia Sees Path to Peace, Prosperity

November 24, 2018 Salem Solomon WASHINGTON — A week before Donald Yamamoto arrived in Mogadishu, three car bombs exploded in the heart of the city, just outside the Sahafi Hotel. Dozens of nearby motorists and pedestrians were killed or maimed. A fourth bomb went off when first responders arrived, bringing the death toll to at least 52, with more

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Spain rejects China’s Silk Road plan

WED, NOV 28, 2018 Spain will not sign on to China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” initiative that seeks to better link Asia and Europe, a senior government official said Tuesday ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping. REUTERS [MADRID] Spain will not sign on to China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” initiative that

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Sudan To Host Meeting On Libyan Settlement On Thursday – Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) 10 hours ago Wed 28th November 2018 CAIRO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 28th November, 2018) Sudanese capital Khartoum will host a meeting on the settlement of the Libyan crisis on November 29, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. “The meeting will focus on the latest developments in Libya, the exchange of views between the neighboring countries as well as ways

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Sahara Energy Mulls Growth In South Sudan’s Oil/Power Sectors

  November 28, 2018 By Chika Izuora Lagos Valery Guillebon, chief executive officer of Sahara Energy International PTE Ltd. has urged investors to take advantage of emerging opportunities in South Sudan’s upstream, downstream and power sectors in the wake of positive market forecasts and assurances of enabling business environment from the oil-rich nation. Speaking at the

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Waiswa pledges to lead Vipers’ assault in Sudan

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 28 2018 In Summary He was part of the Vipers side under Miguel Da Costa that bowed out at the preliminary stage 3-2 on aggregate in March last year despite winning the home game 1-0. By DENIS BBOSA KAMPALA. One moment of magic from playmaker Moses Waiswa is all that Vipers may need

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Sudan denies claims Netanyahu to visit Khartoum

November 27, 2018 Senior leader of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party Abdel Sakhi Abbas yesterday denied claims that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to visit Khartoum, Shehab News Agency reported. “It is impossible that Netanyahu visits Sudan,” Abbas said. “There is nothing to deal with such an official visit,” he added, stressing that the news

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Al-Dardiri’s Visit to Europe Changed the Path of Relationship

SMC- Sudanese Foreign Minister , al-Dardiri Mohamed Ahmed’s visit to some European countries has changed the relationship with Europe. Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Yasser Khider told SMC that al-Dardiri’s visit is a good indicator of Sudan’s regional and international relations, pointing out that the visit  coincided with the dialogue with Washington.

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