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Reform Now: No Objection to Discuss the Upcoming Constitution-making

SMC- Reform Now Movement affirmed that there is no objection to deliberate over the upcoming permanent constitution-making, adding that the constitution should be endorsed by an elected general assembly. Speaking to SMC, Reform Now Movement Deputy President, Hassan Osman Riziq said that any constitution which is not participated by significant movements will remain transitional, pointing

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Exclusive: Sudanese official says country should join Commonwealth

Even as Britain moves toward leaving the European Union, the Commonwealth of Nations is attracting new members. Sudan’s minister of the environment called for his nation to join the loose association of former British colonies at a conference in London last week. In a speech at the 5th Commonwealth Africa Summit in London, Hassan Abdel

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Central Darfur Includes the Requirements of the Voluntary Return Villages in the Budget

Central Darfur Government has started the construction of several water plants in the southern localities which witnesses a considerable flow IDPs and refugees, besides working out a plan to include the returnees’ villages in the current budget. Speaking to SMC, Urban Planning Minister in Central Darfur State, Mudathir Adam said that the plan includes water,

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Sudan Britain Sign Military MoU

SMC- Sudan and Britain on Tuesday signed a military Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exchange experiences and provide the administrative and logistic services to facilitate the East African Standby Force (EASF) Military Field Training Exercise Exercise. The MoU was signed on the Sudanese side by the Sudanese army Chief of Staff, Major General Emad Eddin

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IGAD to Tackle Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration

SMC- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is holding a National Consultation Workshop towards the development of the Protocol on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration in the IGAD Region, as part of efforts to legalize movement between these countries and reduce illegal migration. According to press release issued by the organization on Saturday, The consultative meeting to

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India’s ONGC Videsh Expects Sudan to Clear $400 Million Dues as U.S. Lifts Sanctions: Executive

Reuters| Oct 09, 2017  Oil production from ONGC Videsh’s three blocks in Sudan has declined to about 25,000 barrels per day from 48,000 bpd since last November. India’s ONGC Videsh expects Sudan to clear about $400 million owed to the state-run energy company after the lifting of the U.S. sanctions, its managing director N.K. Verma said

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Sudan Closes its Borders With Libya ‘to prevent arms trafficking’

September 6, 2017 Sudan today announced that it closed its land borders with Libya, Chad and South Sudan to prevent arms smuggling. Vice President Hassabu Mohamed Abdalrahman said: “We have closed our land borders with Libya, Chad and South Sudan to prevent smuggling arms and four-wheel drive vehicles.” He gave no further details of the

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Cooler Temperatures in Sudan Spark Spending Frenzy

(Agencies) Trade in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has increased significantly, as falling temperatures in the last week created a frenzy in the market. Shops, parks and entertainment venues were bursting with people due to the steep decline in temperature in Khartoum and across Sudan invigorating the capital’s market and trade activities. Adel Abdul Aziz, Director

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Sudan Prime Minister Directs the Immediate Implementation of ND Recommendations

SMC- Khartoum -Prime Minister 1st Lt. General Bakri Hassan Saleh directed for the immediate implementation of the recommendations of the national dialogue, stressing the commitment of the state to implement the outcomes of the national dialogue. The Prime Minister chaired the meeting of the Higher Committee to follow up the implementation of national reconciliation obligations

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News Analysis: Sudan-China ties progress towards new horizons

SMC- The relationship between Sudan and China is making continuous progress towards new horizons after the two countries agreed to promote their ties to a strategic level, Sudanese analysts have said. “The two countries are heading towards consolidating their standing ties on mutual benefits and sharing of balanced development,” Mohamed Hassan Saeed, a Sudanese political

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