IGAD Chief Receives IGAD Inter-Parliamentary Union SG

The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, this morning received the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union of IGAD Member States based in Addis Ababa, H.E. Mohamed Adam Mohamed Ismael, in his office at the Secretariat of the regional organization. “The collaboration between the Executive and the

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The world is grounding 737 MAX planes. Why isn’t Boeing?

As countries and airlines around the globe ground their 737 Max planes, Boeing continues to claim its planes are safe to fly. After the second crash of a 737 Max 8 plane in less than five months, the aviation authorities in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, Indonesia, China and other countries have now ordered

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KSA’s Sharqiah season cultural events begin on March 14

A triple helping of cultural events has been lined up in Saudi Arabia as part of a range of Sharqiah season activities. The Kingdom’s General Authority for Culture (GAC) will participate in various events taking place between March 14 and 30 under the title “Sharqiah Culture and Potentials.” On the first day, activities will be

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Global economy hits weakest spell since the financial crisis

The global economy’s sharp loss of speed through 2018 has left the pace of expansion the weakest since the global financial crisis a decade ago, according to Bloomberg Economics. Its new GDP tracker puts world growth at 2.1 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter annualised basis, down from about 4 per cent in the middle of

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NISS Forces Broke into a Weapons Cache West Omdurman

SMC- Forces of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) broke into a weapons cache west  Omdurman near Al-Huda prison. They have managed to arrest three suspects and seize a large and varied quantity of weapons buried in a rented house where the suspects were living. According to security sources the operation witnessed an exchange

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Sudanese Vice President discusses cooperation with Egyptian officials

SMC- The First Vice-President of the Republic Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn-Auf, returned to Sudan on Tuesday. The visit come is aframework of condolences on behalf of the government and the people of Sudan to the government and people of Egypt on victims of the Cairo train accident of the Ramses railway station. He held talks

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President Putin’s Envoy to Arrive Sudan on Friday

SMC- Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and President Putin’s Special Presidential Representative for the middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov would visit Sudan on Friday. During which he will hand over a letter from Russian President Vladimir Putin to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on the development of bilateral relations between the countries and strengthening consultations between

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Egypt’s Sisi stresses support for Sudan’s security, stability

CAIRO, March 12 (Xinhua) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi stressed on Tuesday his country’s full support for the security and stability of neighboring Sudan, the Egyptian presidential spokesman said in a statement. Sisi’s remarks came after his talks with visiting Sudanese First Vice President and Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf in the capital Cairo, where

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Sudan, Ethiopia to Deploy Joint Forces to Secure Border

KHARTOUM — Sudan and Ethiopia signed an agreement Tuesday to deploy joint forces along their border to prevent weapons smuggling and sporadic skirmishes between armed groups from both sides, state media said. The setting up of a joint border protection force comes after a series of high-level talks between officials from the neighboring countries over several

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