SAF conducted largest-ever military drills on Red Sea

SMC- The Sudanese army has conducted a largest military exercise in the region of Fijab on the Red Sea coast with the participation of the major land, sea and air forces. In his address to the event , Al Bashir praised Sudan’s steadfast position in supporting all initiatives for a peaceful and political solution that

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Sudan eyes stronger growth, exports, lower deficit in 2019

 Reuters  Posted On: 20th Dec 2018 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 (and) disciplined spending”, adding that the government would

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Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture Visit Turkey

SMC- Turkish Vice-President Fuad Oktay received on Wednesday the Sudanese Minister of Agriculture and Forests, Hassab Anabi Musa at the presidential complex in Ankara. The two sides discussed the latest developments in bilateral relations in various fields and the recent visit of Oktay to Sudan in November. They also discussed a forthcoming meeting of the

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Ethiopia cashing in millions from power export to Sudan, Djibouti

Ethiopia seeks to rake in more through cross-border electricity interconnections  by John Green  December 18, 2018 State-owned electricity producer, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) has announced that it has earned $28.4 million from exporting of electricity to Sudan and Djibouti The figures covering between June and October this year show that the country earned $10.9 million

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Delegation from UAE’s Ministry of Defense visit Sudan

SMC- A delegation from the United Arab Emirates’s  Ministry of Defense  headed by Major General Abdullah Al Sayed Al Hashemi, Assistant Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Defence visited Sudan. The delegation was received by Major General Essam Al-Din Mohammed Al-Hassan , the Director of the Joint Training Department. The two sides discussed a number of

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Sudan dispatches humanitarian caravans to S. Sudan

SMC- The government of White Nile State on Tuesday has dispatched 20 humanitarian caravans to the affected citizens in South Sudan. Speaking to SMC, the commissioner of the Humanitarian Aid Commission in White Nile, Abdul Qawi Hamid said the caravans contained sorghum, packages of edible oils and legumes. He disclosed the government efforts to increase the

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Sudan – Saudi Arabia : Riyadh renews its trust in Omar al-Bashir’s professionally trained army

2018-12-19 NEWSROOM (ADV) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday received in Khartoum Saudi Arabia’s military Chief of Staff, Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, who is currently visiting Khartoum. “The security of the two Holy Mosques is a red line, and what Sudan is doing is a sacred and moral duty,” al-Bashir was quoted as saying.

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Sudan, S.Sudan start talks with Russia company on refinery-agency

CAIRO, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Sudan and South Sudan have begun negotiating with a Russian company to build a refinery on the Red Sea for both countries’ benefit, Sudan’s state news agency SUNA said on Wednesday, citing Sudan’s oil minister. The agency did not identify the Russian company, and no further details were immediately available.

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Bashir reiterates Sudan support for political solution in Yemen

December 19, 2018 Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has affirmed his country’s support for “all peaceful and political settlement initiatives that pave the way for the return of stability and peace to Yemen and to alleviating the suffering of the brotherly Yemeni people”. “Sudan’s position will remain steadfast on Arab and Islamic issues, and it is

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Sudan Leader Visit Seen as Effort to Reintegrate Syria Into Arab Fold

Last Updated: December 19, 2018 Edward Yeranian CAIRO — Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir traveled to Damascus on Sunday, catching many observers by surprise. According to Arab media, the visit is part of a Russian strategy to rehabilitate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and reintegrate his government into mainstream Arab politics. It was the first visit by an

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