Sudan’s RSF foils “sabotage attempt” in Khartoum

Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Monday foiled a “sabotage attempt” that was targeting the country’s security and stability in Khartoum, said the RSF in a statement. A great number of weapons, digital explosives and explosive belts were also seized in the operation, according to the statement. The RSF’s intelligence monitored information about a strange

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South Sudan inks oil exploration deal with South Africa

South Sudan’s petroleum ministry on Monday signed a six-year oil exploration and production sharing agreement with South Africa. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, petroleum minister said the deal, which he signed with his South African counterpart, minister of energy Jeff Thamsanqa Radebe, will permit the two countries to work together in the oil sector and boost economic

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Sudan’s anti-corruption prosecution questions ousted president al-Bashir

SMC- Anti-corruption and financial investigations prosecution in Sudan has questioned on Sunday the ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges against him. The prosecution had charged him under articles 8/9 of the Foreign Exchange Act and 35 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). Sudan’s acting Attorney General Al-Waleed Sid-Ahmed

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South Sudan seeks to achieve sustainable food security within 2 years

South Sudan said on Monday it aims to achieve sustainable food security within two years amid prevailing peace. Onyoti Adigo Nyikuac, minister of agriculture and food security said the ministry is working with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners to build self-sufficiency in food security within two years period and later on export

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TMC’s Al-Burhan Receives Chinese Envoy

SMC- The head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Burhan has met on Monday with the visiting Chinese envoy. During which the Chinese envoy expressed their concern over the developments taking place in the country. She stressed their keenness  to carry out dialogue with the TTMC and the political forces in Sudan

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Report: Ethiopia’s garment workers are world’s lowest paid

Ethiopian garment factory workers are now, on average, the lowest paid in any major garment-producing company worldwide, a new report says. The report by the New York University Stern Center for Business and Human Rights comes as Ethiopia, one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, pursues a bold economic experiment by inviting the global garment industry to

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European Under-17 Championship: England lose heavily against the Netherlands

England lost 5-2 to the Netherlands in their second match at the European Under-17 Championship in Dublin. Manchester City’s Taylor Harwood-Bellis put England ahead after six minutes, and Arsenal’s Sam Greenwood restored the lead from the penalty spot. But England, coached by Steve Cooper, were 3-2 down by the break before the Dutch took control

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Global economy defies doomsayers in first quarter

Less than a month ago in the imposing setting of the IMF’s HQ2 building in Washington DC, Gita Gopinath, its new chief economist, had a bleak message for the world. Disappointing data had led the fund to cut its forecasts for global growth yet again, any recovery pencilled in for the second half of this

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