UN chief denounces hate speech in echo of Arab News campaign

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres denounced hate speech and racism on Tuesday in a landmark address at Al-Azhar in Cairo. “Hate speech is entering the mainstream, spreading like wildfire through social media and radio,” the UN chief said at the Sunni Muslim world’s foremost religious institution. “Around the world, we are seeing ever-rising anti-Muslim hatred, anti-Semitism,

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Briefing Meeting to Ambassadors, Representatives of International Organizations on Gum Arabic Conference

A briefing meeting is to be held at the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today for ambassadors of the African and European countries and representatives of the international organizations in Khartoum on the International Gum Arabic Conference, which is to be organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), in Khartoum

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Nuclear Power Can Save the World

By: Joshua S. Goldstein, Staffan A. Qvist and Steven Pinker As young people rightly demand real solutions to climate change, the question is not what to do — eliminate fossil fuels by 2050 — but how. Beyond decarbonizing today’s electric grid, we must use clean electricity to replace fossil fuels in transportation, industry and heating.

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Information Minister praised the security forces in dealing with the protests

SMC- Sudan’s Information Minister and the government spokesperson Hassan Ismail has praised the security forces for the manner in which they handled the protests. Ismail said in a statement that “the approach followed by government apparatus was met with satisfaction from citizens”, adding “Sudanese blood is the most precious thing we need to preserve. He

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Al-Bashir and Salva Kiir to Discuss Issues of Common Concern

SMC- The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the visit of the President of the Republic, Omar al-Bashir, to Juba this weekend, after receiving an official invitation from the President of the State of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit. According to a well-informed source at the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs “The meeting between President

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National Congress Party Leadership Bureau welcomes treatment with protesters

SMC- At its emergency meeting last night, the Sudan National Congress Party Leadership Bureau, chaired by Maulana Ahmad Harun, praised the great wisdom and professionalism of uniformed service members at the protests that took place in Khartoum since yesterday. Haroun reiterated that elections are the only way to maintain the country’s prosperity and security.

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Wakanda Forever event: Students explore African culture

CSUN’s Interdisciplinary Studies of Africa minor’s program organized the eighth annual African Studies Symposium at the Grand Salon on Tuesday where its theme was “Wakanda Forever: Reflecting on the Real and Imagined Africa.” Suzanne Scheld, co-coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Studies of Africa minor, says she finds it important to raise the profile of Africana studies

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Global economy enters ‘synchronised slowdown’

The global economy has entered a “synchronised slowdown” which may be difficult to reverse in 2019, according to the latest update of a tracking index compiled by the Brookings Institution think-tank and the Financial Times. Sentiment indicators and economic data across advanced and emerging economies have been deteriorating since last autumn, suggesting fading momentum in

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Renewed hope for lasting peace in Juba as pressure mounts on Kiir and Machar

SUNDAY APRIL 7 2019    In Summary President Kiir and Dr Machar are expected to travel to the Vatican next week for a meeting with Pope Francis, who has been pressing for reconciliation among the warring parties in South Sudan. South Sudan’s neighbour are pushing to find a lasting solution to the hostilities in Juba and

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