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Following a meeting held on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa in January, President Omer al-Bashir and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed the tensions between the two courtiers and agreed to form a quadripartite committee to develop a roadmap to restore ... spy

It is noteworthy that the KLM had stopped its flights to Khartoum in 2013 due to a high cost of operations. After a ten-year hiatus, the political committee between Sudan and the Netherlands resumed its meetings in February 2016. At the first meeting, the committee discussed political relations and ...
Khartoum: A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. Children and office workers stayed indoors while vehicles kept off roads as a thick orange haze shrouded the capital from early morning.
The former presidential adviser said he was in Khartoum after the death of his father in law, the late General Andrew Makur Thou who had been hospitalized in Khartoum. Also, he explained that the Sudanese first vice president and the Sudanese army chief of staff paid a courtesy call at the residence of ...
MARCH 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A South Sudanese opposition leader Thursday confirmed the departure from KHARTOUM of the former South Sudanese chief of army staff, Paul Malong Awan. The brief visit of the general to KHARTOUM was shrouded in secrecy as the security authorities prevented the ... Nairobi

Head of the Sudan United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), Wael Al-Ashhab told a press conference in Khartoum on Wednesday that his ... For his part, Japan's Ambassador in Khartoum Shinji Urabayashi told reporters that the aim of the project is ultimately the successful integration ...
March 18, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's refugee commissioner Hamad al-Gizouli said arrangements are underway to transfer the South Sudanese refugees to new areas outside of the capital, KHARTOUM. Speaking at a workshop on the outcome of a recent survey about the status of South Sudan refugees ...
March 15, 2018 --In Khartoum, Sudan, an 11-member all-female band named Salute Yal Bannot is making waves. The band members - seven vocalists, a guitarist, a bass guitarist, and a drummer - say they believe there has been no all-female musical group in sharia-governed Sudan since the 1970s.
Khartoum -- The minister for Animal Wealth, Bushara Jumaa Aror, on Monday reviewed with the visiting Nigerian parliamentary delegation led by Dr Mohamed Tahiru, chairman of the Nigerian parliamentary agriculture committee, means for boosting bilateral relation sna opening of new horizons ... Abuja
Berlin — In this year's Corruption Perceptions Index released yesterday by Transparency International, New Zealand and Denmark rank highest with scores of 89 and 88 respectively. Sudan scored 16, up from 14 the previous year, but is still rated 175th out of 180 countries. Only Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, ... Abuja
Khartoum — The High Committee on Implementation of National Dialogue Outcome , which is chaired by the First Vice-President of the Republic and Natioanl Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakei Hassan Salih, stood on level of implementation of National Dialogue recommendations by Khartoum State. Abuja
Khartoum — Agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) on Monday seized and detained nine student members of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) as they left a meeting in Khartoum. A student from the SPLM-N central command told Dabanga Radio that ... Abuja
Khartoum — Sessions of 8th Conference of National Union for Youth in Khartoum State commenced. Tuesday. The Conference was held under the theme " We Are Making the Future" and under sponsorship of Governor of Khartoum State, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein was attended by ... Abuja
February 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The “27 November” movement has called on the residents of the Sudanese capital to take to streets on Tuesday to protest against the recent prices hike. Since the release of the 2018 budget last month, peaceful protests erupted in a number of Sudanese states leading to ... Abuja
Khartoum — Sudanese security agents seized the entire print-runs of three newspapers on Thursday after they covered food-price protests in Khartoum and other towns, their editors said. Opposition groups have organised repeated demonstrations since bread prices jumped in early January when a ... Abuja
Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese security agents have arrested the deputy head of the country's main opposition Umma Party after it held anti-government rallies to protest rising food prices, the party said on Friday. Sporadic demonstrations have hit Khartoum and some other parts of Sudan since early ... Abuja

Khartoum North — Opposition parties reported that more than 40 people were or remain detained against the backdrop of a large demonstration in Khartoum North on Wednesday. Another leading opposition member has been placed under arrest. Groups of the opposition, civil society, youth and women ... Abuja
Khartoum — As support grows from political parties, women and student organisations for the planned march against Sudan's so-called annual "hunger" budget in Khartoum tomorrow, the calls for a peaceful course of the demonstration become louder. The planned peaceful march from El Shabiya Square ... Abuja
KHARTOUM, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwait on Tuesday clinched an award for best pavilion at the 35th edition of the "Khartoum International Fair", besting 33 other nations including Germany and Italy, among others. The director of the Kuwaiti pavilion, Abdulla Al-Mutairi, told KUNA that the success is a ... Abuja
From Kigali to Khartoum, pioneers are using drones to tackle some of the continent's current challenges. In Rwanda, drones deliver blood to almost half of the country's blood transfusion centres. In Malawi, UAVs deliver HIV test kits to and from remote parts of the country. Elsewhere, drones are used to ... Abuja
Hamood bin Abdullah Al Balushi, director of Omani Product Department at the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates said that the organisation has erected a pavilion at the Khartoum International Fair with the participation of a number of national companies operating in the various industrial sectors. Abuja
MINSK, 26 January (BelTA) – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Rachkov has paid a visit to Sudan where he is accredited as non-resident, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The diplomat took part in a meeting of the ... Abuja
The Sudanese authorities arrested the journalists while they were reporting on demonstrations in Khartoum, according to the statement, which cited news reports ... Protests and clashes with security forces broke out across Sudan this month after Khartoum imposed tough economic measures in line with ... Abuja
Sudanese police fired tear gas, hit demonstrators with batons and arrested several people at a protest against soaring living costs in Khartoum. Several ... Protests and clashes with security forces broke out across the country early this month after Khartoum imposed tough economic measures in line with ... Abuja
Speaking at a press conference in Khartoum Wednesday, Omer said the Congressional delegation would meet with the Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Salih, ministers of the economic sector, speaker of the National Assembly, opposition parties and the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). Abuja
Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters with batons on Tuesday as hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated against soaring bread prices near a presidential palace in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent said. Bread prices have more than doubled after a jump in the cost of flour due to dwindling wheat ... Abuja
MINSK, 15 January (BelTA) – A collective exposition of Belarusian producers will be displayed at the International Fair of Khartoum which is due to take place in Sudan on 22-29 January, BelTA learned from ... The International Fair of Khartoum is Sudan's biggest exhibition held annually since 1978. Abuja
Khartoum - A video showing the dean of a prominent Sudanese women's university beating female students protesting against high food prices has gone viral, sparking outrage on social media on Thursday. The footage showed Qassim Badri, dean of Khartoum-based Ahfad University for Women, walking ... Abuja
An Air Arabia Jordan Airbus A320-200, registration JY-PTD performing flight G9-666 from Khartoum (Sudan) to Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) with 103 people on board, was climbing through FL110 out of Khartoum when the crew reported a fire in the cabin and decided to return to Khartoum. Cabin crew ... Abuja
Khartoum / Kassala — Khartoum has officially announced its preparation for "security threats" from its neighbour Eritrea after military movements in the area adjacent to Sudan's Kassala state. The border remains closed. On Thursday, presidential assistant Ibrahim Mahmoud told reporters that the ... Abuja
A mysterious Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was spotted in the skies of Khartoum on Monday night. The luminous body, seen clearly at around 3:15 am local time, was surrounded by a radiant green light, according eye witnesses. The Sudanese military released a statement on Monday morning ... Abuja
"The Ambassadors of the resident EU Embassies in Sudan are following closely the protests across the country and the detention of a number of political leaders. We consider it crucial that people are permitted to exercise their right to freedom of expression, including freedom of the media and of political ... Abuja
Qatar will participate in the 9th round of Khartoum International Prize contest of Holy Qur'an, which will be held from January 9 to 13. Qatar will be represented by Abdulaziz Ahmed Abdul Aziz Ghani, in the Holy Quran memorisation catergory (with full interpretation). Some 73 contestants from 50 countries ... Abuja
Khartoum -Sudan on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Egypt for "consultations" after renewed tension between the two neighbours following last month's visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Khartoum. Ties between Khartoum and Cairo have deteriorated since Sudanese President Omar ... Abuja
The official website of the Khartoum process describes it as a “political cooperation amongst the countries along the migration route between the Horn of Africa and Europe”. It focuses on the Horn of Africa route to Europe, hence the name Khartoum, from the capital of Sudan. The project is funded by the ... Abuja
El Obeid / Kassala — The disarmament campaign has been extended to North Kordofan and Kassala. On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir imposed the State of Emergency in these two states. Activists and politicians doubt the reasons for the measure. In July, Khartoum announced a large ... Abuja
December 30, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf and Saudi Arabia's Assistant Defence Minister Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Aish have discussed the latest developments in regional security. In a Saturdayelease on Saturday, Sudan's Defence Ministry said Ibn Ouf and Al-Aish ... Abuja
December 24, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim revealed an agreement with Washington to engage in written exchanges between the two countries for Sudan's removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Last October, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to revoke ... Abuja
December 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Arrangements are underway to implement the disarmament campaign in Khartoum and Gazira States while the Sudanese parliament is awaiting a temporary presidential decree to impose the state of emergency to back up a collection of illicit weapons. Since August, the ... Abuja
KHARTOUM, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum as part of an African tour that will also take him to Chad and Tunisia. According to a program distributed by Sudan's Foreign Ministry, Erdogan is scheduled to hold talks later on ... Abuja
On Thursday, Kamal al-Din al-Zaki, a judge of the Public Order Court in al-Deem district, south of Khartoum, said that the testimony of the complainant who is a public order police officer before the court "demonstrated a hostile intent" against Wini. Following what, the court based its judgment on the clothes ... Abuja
December 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The National Initiative of Youth Around the President (NIYAP) on Tuesday has officially launched a campaign to re-nominate President Omer al-Bashir for a third term. Speaking at a press conference in Khartoum Tuesday, the head of the NIYAP's higher preparatory ... Abuja
Khartoum — The President of the Central African Republic (CAR) Faustin Arching arrived in Khartoum Monday leading a high level delegation on a two day state visit to the Sudan. He was received by at the airport by the President of the Republic Omar Bashir and senior ministers and government officials. Abuja
February 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu has reiterated denial that his country intends to establish a military naval base on Sudan's Red Sea coast island of Suakin. Cavusoglu has arrived in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday on a two-day visit to discuss the ... Abuja
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu (R) is welcomed by Sudan's Tourism Minister, Abu Zaid Mustafa (L) at Khartoum International Airport during his official visit in Khartoum, Sudan on February 20, 2018. ( Aytuğ Can Sencar - Anadolu Agency ). By Abdullah Uluyurt KHARTOUM. Turkish Deputy ... Abuja
Khartoum — The 30th Regional Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is due to be held on Sunday at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum with the participation of 50 countries, 38 ministers of agriculture, 450 participants representing senior African professionals and five observing ... Abuja
Hamood bin Abdullah Al Balushi, director of Omani Product Department at the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates said that the organisation has erected a pavilion at the Khartoum International Fair with the participation of a number of national companies operating in the various industrial sectors. Abuja
A file picture taken on Jan. 3, 2016 in the Sudanese capital Khartoum shows Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, a 51-year-old who has worked for AFP in Sudan for nearly a decade. Sudan on Jan. 22, 2018 freed Agence France-Presse's reporter in Khartoum, Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, and a Reuters journalist ... Abuja
MINSK, 23 January (BelTA) – Belarus' Industry Ministry and the State of Khartoum (Sudan) signed a memorandum of understanding during a meeting of the Belarus-Sudan joint ... After the meeting, the participants attended the opening of the Belarusian exposition at the International Fair of Khartoum. Abuja


 

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