The Politics of Mining and Trading of Gold in Sudan: Governance, Corruption and Lack of Transparency (8)

In 2013, hostilities over Jebel Amir gold, killed 800 members of the Beni Hussein tribe, injured 700 and displaced about 150 thousand. Hilal “mediated his own parallel peace treaty that allows him to continue to exercise his influence over the area through a parallel system of taxation. At the time, the North Darfur state minister

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In Sudan, Neighbourhoods Mobilised against Al Bashir

It was late evening and the sit-in outside the military headquarters was buzzing with people. Several trade union groups were holding events, while the big screens set-up by the protesters in the area displayed an image of Ayman Mao, a hip-hop artist who was due to play a concert the following day. In the crowd

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Battle for Libya’s Tripoli Gives Chance to Daesh

The battle for Tripoli between rival Libyan forces both championing the fight against “terrorism” has created a security vacuum, allowing the Daesh group a chance to re-emerge, analysts warn. Libya expert Emad Badi says the fighting has given Daesh “the opportunity to reorganize, recruit and strike alliances with other groups (and organize attacks) to show

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FCF Calls TMC to Discuss the Disputed Points

SMC- Freedom and Change Forces (FCF) said it will enter into talks with the Transitional Military Council (MTC) for 72 hours. The FCF statement conformed that they will send their response to the MTC in writing. According to the statement the disputed points were determined and the discussion over it will be decisive. The FCF

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Saudi Embassy in Sudan Holds Iftar for Passers-by

The Saudi Embassy in Sudan held here today a passerby Iftar, in front of the embassy building. The Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jafar said that the goal of such an idea is to distribute Iftar meals to give a hand to our brothers, in Sudan, especially, the passers-by, during this holy month,

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The foundations for an East Asian Union, based on shared culture and historical links, are in place. We just need the political will

By: Stefano Mariani On May 1, Japan inaugurated the first day of the Reiwa era, but in 1868, another era transition brought with it a seismic shift in Asian politics. The enthronement of the Meiji emperor marked Japan’s embrace of Western institutions and modernity, and the emergence of the doctrine of Pan-Asianism, by which Japan

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Daglo Directs Implementation of Port Sudan Sennar Railway Project

Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Military Council, Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, has stressed the importance of Port Sudan Sennar railway project in boosting the economic development of the country. This came during his meeting at the Republican Palace Thursday with the General Director of Sudan Railways Corporation, Ibrahim Fadlallah, in presence of the Director

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Foreign Ministry Receives Ambassador of Netherlands

Agencies- The acting Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Ilham Ibrahim has informed the Netherland Ambassador to Sudan on the ongoing efforts to reach political accord on the arrangements for the transitional period. She affirmed the keenness of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the political forces on establishment of a civilian government with full

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Wali Kassala Meets Freedom and Change delegation

agencies The Acting Wali (governor) of Kassala, General, and Mahmud Babiker Hammad met, Saturday, a delegation representing the Declaration of Forces of Freedom and Change in New Halfa Locality. The meeting discussed a number of issues related to the citizens of trhe locality.

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SPLM Delegation arrives in the country

agencies A delegation from the People’s Movement, North Sector led by its spokesperson Mubarak Ardul arrived, Saturday in the country. The movement announced that a high delegation of its leadership headed by its Deputy Chairman, Yasser Arman and its secretary-general would arrive within the next ten days. “We came to offer a deposit for peace

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