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Sudanese protesters chant slogans during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Khartoum on January 6, 2019

24 Confirmed Dead in South Sudan Protests

The death toll in Sudan's protests has risen to 24, said Amer Mohamed Ibrahim, head of a Sudanese government fact-finding committee in charge of...
Protests

Khartoum rubbishes Troika’s Remarks Over Protests Concern

The Sudanese government on Wednesday expressed rejection of a statement by the so-called Troika countries (Britain, Norway and the United States) and Canada over...

AI Condemns Security Officers Firing In Hospital Courtyard Roughing Up Patients And Doctors

Sudanese security officers last night entered a hospital and fired live bullets and teargas horrifying patients and hospital staff as they pursued people seeking...
Education

School Begins for Sudanese Children On Jan 8

The authorities of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Saturday announced resumption of classes at basic and high schools and kindergartens starting from Jan. 8. ...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese president appoints new health minister

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday issued a decree to appoint new health minister, official SUNA news agency reported. Al-Khair Al-Nur...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Omar al-Bashir vows to adopt economic reform measures

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday vowed to adopt economic reform measures that would provide decent living for the citizens, official SUNA news agency...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan to Shut down 13 diplomatic missions and consulates overseas

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday announced the decision to close 13 diplomatic missions and four consular missions abroad due to a financial crisis,...
refinery

Khartoum Oil Refinery to Commences Work

Sudan's Ministry of Oil and Gas on Saturday announced completion of maintenance works at Khartoum Oil Refinery. "Gradual operation of the refinery will begin...
Rand Gold

Sudan: 36.5 tons of Gold Has been produced by in 2018 Q1

Sudan's gold production in the first quarter of 2018 reached 36.5 tons with revenues amounting to around 778.548 million Sudanese pounds (42.9 million U.S....
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese President sacks his foreign minister

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday fired Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour, official SUNA news agency reported. The report did not give reasons behind the firing...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

President al-Bashir directs the release of all political prisoners

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday issued a decree to release all political detainees held in the country in response to appeals from political...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Tripartite Deliberations on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam Hanged

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Friday announced suspension of the tripartite talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia without reaching a consensual solution regarding...

Sudan produces 74.6 tons of gold within 9 months

Sudan's gold production has reached 74.6 tons within nine months in 2017, Sudan's Ministry of Minerals announced on Thursday. "The traditional mining companies produced 63.2...
Over 70 years old St Andrews Anglican Church constructed with burnt clay bricks at Abossey - Okai, Accra.

Anglican Province Expands With Sudan Becoming Its Latest Member

Sudan has become the 39th Province of the Anglican Communion, with an inauguration at the All Saints Cathedral in the capital, Khartoum. The inauguration was...
Wooden Boat

Wooden boats still in high demand in Sudan

Wooden boats in Sudan are still favored today as a means to cross the Nile River, particularly during seasonal flooding of the Nile, when...

Emirates begins flights to Khartoum

Emirates has announced it will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Khartoum from five to seven a week starting 8 August...
food aid

WFP races against time to send food aid to South Sudan

With the beginning of the rainy season and accompanying difficulties caused by unpaved roads, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is racing with time...
inflation

Sudan’s inflation rate hits 35 percent due to hike of energy prices

Sudan's inflation rate rose to 35.52 percent in May, compared to 34.81 percent in April, an official report said Monday. The report...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s al-Bashir to attend summit over peace efforts in S. Sudan

Sudanese Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that President Omar al-Bashir will attend the extraordinary summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Ethiopia's...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

10 UN peacekeepers injured in Sudan’s Darfur region

Ten peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have been injured when their vehicle drove over an unexploded ordnance in Sudan's...

UN seeks to raise over US$800 million for refugees, displaced people in Sudan in...

The United Nations asked the international community on Wednesday to donate 804 million U.S. dollars in 2017 for the displaced people and South Sudanese...

Gold registered 37% of Sudan’s exports in 2016

Sudan's Minerals Ministry on Sunday said gold registered 37 percent of the country's exports with revenues amounting to 1.2 billion U.S Dollars. ...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

British pledges to peaceful settlement in Sudan

The British ambassador said here on Monday that his country would work with the international community to achieve comprehensive peace in Sudan. "We are committed...
AFP/File Yemeni security forces patrol a street in the port city of Mukalla, on May 3, 2016

Sudan receives bodies of 5 soldiers killed in Yemen

Sudan on Wednesday received bodies of its five army soldiers killed during battles in Yemen, where the Sudanese army is fighting within the forces...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan offers condolences to victims of Egyptian church bombings

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday offered condolences by phone to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on victims of the church bombings in Egypt,...
VISA

Sudan imposes entry-visa on Egyptians seeking to enter its territories

Sudan has issued a decision obliging Egyptian citizens seeking to enter its territories to obtain entry-visas, namely the ones aged between 16 to 50...
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Intelligence chiefs in Africa confer over mercenary, foreign terrorists

Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday hosted a regional workshop, organized by the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services in Africa (CISSA) to discuss...

Sudan signs deal with Russian company for gold exploration

Sudan's Minerals Ministry signed an agreement with a Russian company on Monday for gold and minerals exploration at the Red Sea State in eastern...
Photo taken on April 26, 2015 with a cellphone shows a crack on the No. 318 national road, about two kilometers away from Nyalam County in Xigaze Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A 5.3-magnitude quake shook Nyalam County at 1:42 a.m. Sunday (1742GMT on Saturday) following strong earthquakes in neighboring Nepal, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. (Xinhua/Zhang Quna) (lfj)

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits western Sudan

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit western Sudan on Thursday, with no reports of casualty or damage to properties. "The quake hit an area south of El...
prisoners

Would prisoner swap between government, rebels bring peace in Sudan?

As the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector released 107 government military personnel, Khartoum responded by pardoning 259 rebels, which prompted a...

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