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Professor Thomas Leisten, director, international heritage sites protection, archaeology and conservation division at QM, said: "It was a pleasure to take part in the Karmakol Festival, something that fits perfectly with the mission of Qatar Museums' QSAP project to empower the people of Sudan to protect and ...
"In the strongest terms possible, on my own behalf and on behalf of patriotic citizens of entire community of Gawaar-Nuer, we are condemning that baseless plan and we are identifying it as a way of blocking the most wanted peace, which is predominantly demanded by all citizens of South Sudan to end the ...

The fate of two Kenyan pilots abducted in South Sudan lies in the hands exiled former Vice President, Riek Machar. The governor of Akobo, a region under the control of Sudan People's Liberation army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO) allied to Machar, told The Saturday Standard that Captain Frank Njoroge and ...
"If we don't help… we are going to lose this generation and that would be tragic for South Sudan because a country cannot build itself without this next generation of young people." Fore said she had visited towns in the country's north and witnessed widespread malnutrition among children and warned: ...
Khartoum, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Sudanese parliament on Saturday announced the postponement of a visit by a U.S. Congress delegation to Sudan that was supposed to begin on Sunday. "The visit of the U.S. Congress delegation, set for tomorrow (Sunday), has been postponed," Abdul-Majid Haroun, ...
The arrests this week were coupled with what press advocacy groups described as a government warning to Sudan newspapers to avoid reporting on the protests, which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday in the capital, Khartoum. Thousands marched peacefully against Sudan's rapidly rising prices.

The new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Callista Gingrich, has praised the "fearless leadership" of the Catholic Church in advancing "peace, justice and prosperity" in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo -- two African countries wracked by years of crippling poverty, violence and war.
January 19, 2018 (Juba) - The main rebel movement under the overall leadership of the exiled former first vice president in South Sudan has Friday issued a statement giving details of continued military offensives on their positions by the government forces in multiple places across the country. Col.
Breeding the species back to health is vital, so the park decided to put Sudan on Tinder as a PR stunt and to raise money. Sudan's keepers waited to see how many people would swipe right, or swipe left. They had hopedto raise a million euros for an artificial insemination programme, but it seems rhinos ...
"We continue to press Sudan to improve its performance in these areas, and to ensure that those detained are treated humanely and fairly… and that they are allowed access to legal counsel and their families." Idris Ali, a 51-year-old who has worked for AFP for nearly a decade, was covering protests ...
Earlier this month, the situation looked like it was about to boil over as Egyptian and Eritrean troops massed on Sudan's eastern border. Late last week, Sudan abruptly recalled its ambassador to Egypt, the latest chapter in a tussle that started last summer with trade boycotts and that has only intensified in ...
More than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan are "at risk of imminent death" because of severe malnutrition, a United Nations official has said. Henrietta H Fore, executive director of the UN children's agency (UNICEF), issued the stark warning on Friday after a two-day visit to some of the areas most ...
The International Organization For Migration (IOM), in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Koch town between 4 and 10 December 2017. WFP was last able to conduct a registration in early 2016 at which time 12,496 ...
Juba (Reuters) - Britain said it was closely monitoring a ceasefire agreed last month between South Sudan's warring parties and would work with regional partners to identify individuals guilty of violations and take action. South Sudan has been wracked by a four-year civil war that broke out after a political disagreement ...
Juba - Seventy percent of South Sudan's children are out of school and the young country risks losing a generation that would make it harder to rebuild after conflict ended, a United Nations official said. South Sudan, which split off from its northern neighbor Sudan in 2011, has been gripped by a four-year ...
In the press statement seen by Africanews, the ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Mechanism, (CTSAMM) said it recently received allegations regarding ongoing hostilities in some areas of Jonglei region where the South Sudan government army's convoy was reportedly ...
Johannesburg - Authorities in Sudan have seized copies of newspapers and arrested several reporters over articles on "anti-inflation protests" prompting ... The Sudanese journalists Network (SJN) said on Tuesday and Wednesday Sudan's National intelligence and Security Services (NISS) arrested ...

After nearly four years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. By the end of the 2017 lean season in September--the period of the year when food is most scarce-- approximately 56 percent of the country's population was facing life threatening hunger and ...
Juba/Nairobi/NEW YORK, 19 January 2018 - "I have just spent two days in South Sudan where I saw first-hand how four years of a man-made conflict have left children sick, hungry and on the brink of death. "The impact of the relentless violence has been devastating. I met a mother who had to walk for ...
Others fled to Sudan, where partners reported the arrival of over 3,700 new refugees in South Darfur, South and West Kordofan and White Nile states. In Rumbek Centre County (Lakes), dozens of people were killed in inter-communal violence. An assessment mission in the aftermath of the Rumbek ...
The United Nations says violence against aid workers in South Sudan reached a new high in 2017, with 28 killed. Nearly half of the 1,159 humanitarian access incidents reported last year by aid agencies involved violence including killing, looting and threats. The U.N. humanitarian office calls the trend ...
Authorities in Sudan were holding an Agence France-Presse journalist on Thursday after he was arrested a day earlier while covering demonstrations against rising food prices that were dispersed by police. Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, a 51-year-old who has worked for AFP in Khartoum for nearly a decade, ...
New York, January 18, 2017--Sudanese authorities should cease harassing and arresting journalists and confiscating newspapers, and should allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Sudan's National intelligence and ...
rebels in South Sudan have accused mediators of allowing the government to violate the recent cease-fire, an allegation the top mediator quickly rejected Thursday. A rebel spokesman accused the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development bloc and the "troika" countries of Norway, Britain and ...
Rabat, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Morocco and Sudan qualified on Wednesday for the quarterfinals of the African nations Championship (CHAN) in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Ayoub El Kaabi continued his impressive performance in the tournament, scoring a hat-trick as hosts and favorites Morocco beat ...
Khartoum, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Sudan and Ethiopia on Tuesday agreed to deploy a joint force to secure their joint border and prevent any hostile activities against the two countries. A conference on development of border relations between Sudan's Blue Nile State and Benishangul-Gumuz Region of ...
The head of the African Union (AU) office in Khartoum Mahmoud Kan said an emergency meeting of the JPSC would be held on 3 February under the auspice of the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP). He told the pro-government Sudan Media Center (SMC) that the invitation for the meeting ...
The UK Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan, Christopher Trott, is urging regional countries to keep pressure on warring parties in South Sudan so they can stop hostilities and reach a successful peace agreement. Six years after obtaining independence, South Sudan peace remains fragile.
January 16, 2018 (Khartoum) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by Malik Agar announced its support to the steps agreed by the opposition forces to mobilise the street against the economic austerity measures and called to unite the opposition ranks. Also, the Sudan ...
And now, geopolitical strains between Sudan and Egypt are threatening to undermine any progress and unravel a regional crisis. Tensions over who owns the Hala'ib Triangle on the Red Sea has flared again, leading Khartoum to recall its ambassador from Cairo in early January. In retaliation, Egypt sent ...
#BREAKING: A member of Al Arabiya's team has been detained by security forces while covering a demonstration in #Khartoum, #Sudan. ... Al Arabiya holds #Sudan's security officials responsible for the safety of our correspondent Abdulaziz Ibrahim after he was detained for covering protests in ...
Wau - For over a month, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been able to provide consistent primary health care in Greater Baggari, South Sudan, which is an area south of Wau town that had been cut off from assistance for over a year. Improved access in recent months has enabled IOM ...
Juba, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's food security situation will worsen this year compared to the previous year unless food is procured and distributed to millions of people in urgent need in hard-to-reach areas before the rainy season, the World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday. WFP Deputy ...
Juba, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan has joined the African Trade and insurance Agency (ATI), a multilateral financial institution providing export credit insurance, political risk insurance, investment insurance and other financial products to member countries. The world's youngest nation becomes the ...
Sixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors. Both government and opposition forces have committed multiple violations since the cease-fire began on Dec. 24, according to four separate investigations released ...
Sudan (MNN) - Last October, the United States lifted sanctions on Sudan with the expectation that there would be more efforts in counterterrorism and against internal conflict. More recently, the Sudanese government opted to extend a unilateral ceasefire against rebels that was supposed to end in ...
January 15, 2018 (Juba) - The associates of former South Sudan's chief of staff, Paul Malong Awan, have called for an uprising to remove President Salva Kiir from power, claiming the latter was using divide and rule policy to consolidate his regime. Kuol Athuai Hal, former Aweil Northern County ...
In December 2016, Sudan witnessed nationwide civil disobedience in protest against the lifting of subsides on fuel and electricity. More than 200 people were killed in September 2013 during protests in cities and towns across Sudan after President Omar al-Bashir announced an end to fuel subsidies and ...
Turkey's Ambassador to Khartoum Irfan Neziroglu said yesterday that "the agreements signed between my country and Sudan have entered into force". Speaking to the Sudanese Media Centre, the Turkish ambassador said as soon as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left Sudan the agreements ...
Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country was not meddling in the internal affairs of Sudan and Ethiopia as he sought to defuse rising tensions in the Red Sea region. Sisi, in a televised comments broadcast on Monday, said Cairo was not planning to go to war with the African countries. "We are ...
Juba, South Sudan, Jan 15 2018 (IOM) - With sweltering heat -- temperatures often over 40 degrees Celsius -- and either extreme humidity or dust, life in the UN protection of civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu, South Sudan, is harsh by any measure. Bentiu hosts the largest PoC site in the country, with a ...
A real surprise greeted children attending the Um Algean school in a small mountain village of Nertiti in Darfur at the beginning of the school year. After years in temporary spaces, the old straw and clay had been replaced by eight spanking new classrooms, complete with chalk boards, chairs and desks, ...
"Being somebody of that background myself who went through a war-torn country - from refugee camp to refugee camp with no food, no shoes - I feel like I can relate to them." He was about 8 years old in 1987 when civil war in Sudan drove him and an estimated 20,000 other boys, mostly ages 8 to 12, ...
On January 11, 2018, The signing ceremony of the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the governments of China and South Sudan was held in Juba. H.E. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan and Hon. Deng Alor Kuol, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International ...
The Akoka Bridge runs between Malakal and Melut, and is the only major service road in the area. The two towns form an important part of South Sudan's commerce and trade. The road provides a trade route between the two. With the repair complete, Akoka town's residents can continue with trade and ...
Rabat, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Sudan beat Guinea 2-1 in the African nations Championship (CHAN) in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Sunday. Sudan enjoyed an early lead thanks to Omar Suliman's header in the 19th minute, but Guinea equalized at the 55th minute through another header from Sekou ...
Over 3,700 new refugee arrivals fled to Sudan through South Darfur, South and West Kordofan and White Nile states. Revised refugee figures for North Darfur, South and West Kordofan following completion of individual (biometric) registration. Lack of laboratory services is ongoing gap for health response.
Sudan says it has sent more troops to its eastern border with Eritrea as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise. Early this month Khartoum closed its borders with Eritrea and sent troops to its border region of Kassala, following reports that Egypt has deployed troops in Asmara. "Sudan's national ...
This strategy paper is for a total of USD 3 million focusing on refugees in White Nile state (USD 1.5 million) and prevention of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) outbreaks West Kordofan, Red Sea, and White Nile (USD 1.5 million). As the influx of refugees continues, White Nile remains the largest recipient of ...
Sudan said Sunday it was facing a "security threat" from its border with neighboring Egypt and Eritrea. "Sudan doesn't talk about a specific build-up by a specific country, but we are talking about a threat to our territories from the eastern border," Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour told a joint news ...


 

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