Senegal is Africa’s best side in latest FIFA rankings

By Jerry Omondi  – Senegal has taken top spot in Africa in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. The Teranga Lions leapfrogged Tunisia, who themselves registered negative movement in the latest rankings. The biggest gainer from Africa in the rankings is Sudan, which moved up eight places into position 127. Morocco and The Gambia each

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Foreign Ministry assign Libyan lawyer to defend Libyan detainees in Italy

 December 12, 2018  Written by: SafaAlharathy Foreign Minister of the Presidential Council (PC) Mohamed Sayala, said that a Libyan lawyer has been assigned to defend the Libyan citizens arrested recently in Italy on charges of human trafficking. Sayala clarified during a press conference held Tuesday in Tripoli, that the Italian judiciary issued a prison sentence against

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Egypt, Chinese CCECC discuss express train projects : minister

Al-Masry Al-Youm December 13, 2018 Minister of Transportation Hesham Arafat held a meeting with officials from the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) on Wednesday, during which they discussed plans to establish an express train project to link between 6th of October City, Aswan and Luxor, and another project linking between Luxor and Hurghada. Arafat

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FAO Allocates $140 Thousand for Lands Registration in Darfur

SMC- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has allocated $140 thousand to register agricultural land in Darfur, the Darfur Lands Commission said. Speaking to SMC, the Commission Secretary-General Khaled Al-Ruzieqi said “the money  will be distributed through a joint window of the Ministries of Agriculture and Urban Planning and Lands Registry”.

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Vietnam: Staff of second field hospital prepare for tasks in South Sudan

VNA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018  Hanoi (VNA) – Staff of Vietnam’s level-2 field hospital No. 2 are currently under training in Hanoi to prepare to assume the tasks their peers of the hospital No. 1 are performing in the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. At the opening ceremony of the pre-deployment training course in Hanoi on

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Italy appoints new ambassador to Libya replacing Perrone for security reasons

 December 12, 2018 – 20:36  Written By: AbdulkaderAssad Italy has named Giuseppe Buccino as the new ambassador to Libya to replace Giuseppe Perrone, who will be the new Italian ambassador to Iran, The Italian news agency AKI reported The new incumbent was Italy’s ambassador in Tripoli between September 2011 and February 2015. Italian Senate urged earlier the Foreign Minister to clarify

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A Young Girl’s Vision for A Sudan Free of FGM

UNICEF Sudan Dec 13 Reem Mohammed Ali, the confident 12-year old advocating against FGM and Child Marriage Reem Mohammed Ali is a 12-year old girl from Al Gezira state in Sudan, who unwittingly commands attention with enough confidence that fills an entire room. As we sat down together during a UNICEF Sudan field mission to

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How the United States Kept Arms Flowing into South Sudan

South Sudan faces several arms embargo. How has the government continued to get weapons? By Edward Hunt, December 12, 2018. During the South Sudanese Civil War, which has claimed nearly 400,000 lives, the United States helped the main belligerent in the war continually acquire arms through Uganda, a close U.S. ally in the region. For years, the Ugandan

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Belarus, Sudan aim for multidimensional economic relations

    President 10.12.2018 | 14:14 fvkoktgm MINSK, 10 December (BelTA) –   Belarus and Sudan aim for the advanced multidimensional economic relations, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told reporters after the talks with Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir on 10 December, BelTA informs. “We aim for the advanced multidimensional economic relations rather for the

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Impeachment motion against Somalia’s president flops

By Jerry Omondi Somalia’s constitution outlines that a president can be dismissed by a joint session of the parliament comprising a two-thirds majority. A motion of no confidence filed against Somali President Abdulahi Mohamed Farmajo has been declared invalid after some of the lawmakers who were reported to have signed it distanced themselves from it. The

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