Armed group storm southern field of Hasawna water system

 December 19, 2018 – 12:15  Written by: SafaAlharathy An armed group broke into the pumping station of the southern field of Hasawna water system on Monday and intimidated and robbed the workers at the station. The Man-made River Authority (MMRA) explained in a statement on Facebook that the armed group threatened the engineers and technicians at

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UN rebukes Iran for severe rights abuses

 2018-12-18 New York — UN General Assembly adopted a resolution, by a recorded vote of 84 in favor to 30 against, with 67 abstentions, condemning Iran’s human rights violations. It expressed grave concern over the high number of executions, especially juveniles, arbitrary and systematic arrests, and atrocious prison conditions. The UN resolution stressed the “alarmingly

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Libya’s southern region gets a billion dinars for development from PC government

 December 18, 2018  Written By: AbdulkaderAssad The Head of the Presidential Council (PC) Fayez Al-Sirraj issued an ordinance on Tuesday allocating a billion dinars for development projects in southern Libya, the media office of Al-Sirraj reported. The statement says that the billion dinars will be extracted from the fees on dollar purchases’ revenue of 2018. “The

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The Security Council Urges Donors to Participate in Conference of the Darfur Development

SMC- The Security Council encouraged the African Union‑United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the country team activities on the transition from peacekeeping to peace-building and development in Darfur. In statement on UNAMID the Council has also encouraged the Government’s development goals and general progress toward the proposed benchmarks. The Council encouraged Member States

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Formation of (5+5) committee to follow up the UNAMID’s exit process

SMC_ The government of Sudan, the UN country team and the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) have agreed to form a 5 + 5 committee to follow up the UNAMID’s exit process and to address new challenges in implementation. The committee include representatives from the government, the United Nations and UNAMID. The Assistant

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The United States asked to not interfere with Russia and China fair doing business with Africa

2018-12-18 POLITICS NEWSROOM (ADV) – There is nothing new in the new strategy unveiled by the United States for Africa and that Washington should not try to win the continent’s favor by maligning China and Russia, according to a Zambian expert. When unveiling the new strategy for Africa last Friday, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton

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Sudan expects revenues to increase by 39 pct next year

December 18, 2018, 12:25:00 PM EDT By Reuters By Khaled Abdelaziz KHARTOUM, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Sudan expects stronger economic growth, a big rise in exports and a reduced budget deficit next year, according to a draft budget approved by the cabinet on Tuesday. Prime Minister Motazz Moussa said the 2019 budget was “based on real resources

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South Sudan Pledges Peace, But UN Warns Refugees Still Need Help

By  Okech Francis December 18, 2018 South Sudan’s leaders may have promised peace, but the United Nations is warning that may not mean a swift end to its refugee crisis, appealing for $2.7 billion for life-saving aid for the next two years. While there’s been a “reduction in violence in parts of the country,” since September’s

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Sudanese troops will remain in Yemen: Al-Bashir

President makes assertion two days after visiting Damascus and meeting with Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad 18.12.2018      By Mohammed Amin KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday said he had no plans to withdraw his country’s forces from war-torn Yemen. Al-Bashir made the assertion two days after visiting Damascus and meeting with Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad

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