Sudan memorial: Ol Pejeta gives free entry to celebrate male northern white rhino

Ol Pejeta Conservancy has asked Kenyans to caption a picture of a rhino and win free entry into the northern white rhino enclosure. This is a way to celebrate the memorial of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino that died last year on March 19. “In honour of Sudan, we are requesting you to

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Emerging stars face Sudan away as they seek to qualify for the first-ever Olympic Games

The quest for Kenyan football to qualify for a first-ever Olympics is on with the national Under- 23 christened the ‘Emerging Stars’ jetting out to Khartoum ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations-cum-Olympics Qualifier against Sudan tomorrow. This match comes after Kenya made light work of Mauritius in the first round and consequently booked a

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Note to humanitarians in South Sudan: Strengthen the group, not just the individual

South Sudan’s five-year civil war has killed 400,000 people and displaced more than four million others, creating the largest refugee crisis in Africa. About half the population of 12 million face severe hunger. But despite continued clashes, a peace deal between warring parties to form a transitional government later this year is cause for optimism.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Completes Visit to South Sudan

South Sudan is facing a deep economic crisis following several years of conflict; The September 2018 peace agreement has increased the prospects for lasting peace and reestablishing macroeconomic stability and credibility; Full dedication to peace, economic stabilization and robust oil management will be key in rebuilding policy credibility and regaining access to external financial support.

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Sudanese – Qatari Committee to Meet in Doha

SMC- Qatari committee, co-chaired by the National Prime Minister, Dr. Mohamed Tahir Aila, and Sheikh Abdalla bin Nasir bin Khalifa Al-Thani, In the Qatari capital Al-Doha during March 21 – 24, with participation of ministers of the two sides. According to (SUNA) Sudan Ambassador to Qatar, Fathal-Rahman Ali said that the meetings will discuss a

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Sudan’s Foreign Minister Receives Letter of Credence from UNDP’s New Resident Representative

SMC- Sudan’s Foreign Minister El- Dardairi Mohamed Ahmed has received on Monday the letter of credence from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) new Resident Representative Dr. Selva Ramachandran. Dr. Ramachandran was the UNDP’s Country Director in Sudan during the past period. In his meeting with the Minister Dr. Ramachandran explained that the position of Resident

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Sudan, South Sudan to demilitarize shared borders

Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to demilitarize the disputed common borders between the two countries within one month, the defense ministries of the two countries said on Monday, says Anadolu Agency. Lt. Gen. Kamal Abdul Maroof, chief of staff of the Sudanese national army, told a press conference in the capital Khartoum that the

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