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March 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan has pledged Tuesday to support the African Union mediation in ... of the unilateral cessation of hostilities declaration by the government in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states has positive effects in the two areas.
CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi hosted his Sudanese counterpart Omar Al Bashir for talks in Cairo on Monday, with the pair ... One bone of contention is Egypt's administration of the Halayeb triangle, in a mineral-rich border area near the Red Sea, which Sudan claims as its own.

Sudan: Assistant of the President Briefed On Arrangement for Holding the Blue Nile Leadership Gathering ... It is planed that some 200 of the top leaders of the Blue Nile region will meet to discuss working papers one about peace challenges and the other about the impact of rebellion on development in ...
March 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) Sunday said they repelled an attack by Sudanese government forces on their positions in the Blue Nile State. JPEG - 57.9 kb; SPLM-N photo showing vehicles they claim to have seized from the ...
The exchange rate of the Sudanese Pound sharply declined in late 2017, as the lifting of international sanctions in October 2017, ending a trade embargo and unfreezing financial assets, ... A major concern exists for the conflict-affected areas in the Darfur Region and in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.
Ethiopia has been building for years the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam at its border with Sudan. It's on what is called the Blue Nile, the river's other major tributary. The Blue Nile accounts for some 85 percent of the water flowing into the main Nile. Ethiopia is at the point of filling the huge reservoir ...

Dozens of people were killed and wounded in bloody battles between the two factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), respectively led by Abdelaziz Adam El Hilu and Malik Agar in Sudan's Blue Nile state this week. The fighting has also reportedly led to displacement of about ...
Accompanied by the Commissioner for Refugee Affairs, Hon. Lt. Gen. Bol John Akot, and UNHCR Representative to South Sudan, Mr Johann Siffointe, His Excellency Seiji Okada, Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan, visited UNHCR Sub-Office Jamjang operation on 14 February. On the occasion of the ...
Join the BBC's Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead and his team, travelling from the Blue Nile's source to the sea - through Ethiopia and Sudan into Egypt. ... "It's very much a game changer, a new order is beginning in the whole region now," believes Rawia Tawfik, an Egyptian academic working in ...
The Blue Nile patas monkey is found in the Blue Nile basin of Ethiopia as well as in eastern Sudan. Its range is geographically distinct from that of other patas monkeys, as Sudan's Sudd swamp region and the Ethiopian highlands isolate the Blue Nile patas in the extreme northeast end of patas monkeys' ...
Opposition SRF calls to form unified platform to overthrow Sudanese regime ... Divergences appeared within the SRF groups in October 2015 when the three groups from Darfur region, JEM, SLM-AW and SLM-MM, issued a ... Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules.
Khartoum - The Sudanese pound hit an all-time low against the dollar on the black market on Tuesday, brokers said, fuelling concerns of soaring ... Years of conflict with rebels in the vast western region of Darfur and the southern Blue Nile and South Kordofan states has also rocked the country's economy.
A resident of Kasala told AFP that hundreds of Sudanese soldiers, several military vehicles and tanks had crossed through the town towards the border with Eritrea ... Apart from Kasala and North Kordofan, a state of emergency is in place in Sudan's war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
“I thank the government and the people of Central Africa for hosting the Sudanese refugees,” he said. UNHCR says the security situation in Darfur has improved following a disarmament process and an ease in fighting after Sudan announced short-term truces in Blue Nile and Kordofan regions. Sudanese ...
On Thursday, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by Malik Agar, declared a unilateral six-month ceasefire in conflict-torn Blue Nile State. In a press statement, the SPLM-N as well condemned the human rights violations committed in the past three months at the Blue Nile front line, ...
According to the official news agency SUNA, Yassen also hailed stances of the governor of Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region Al-Shazali Hassan to ... Also, in March 2016 during the 14th meeting of the joint Sudanese-Ethiopian technical committee in Khartoum, Sudan proposed to deploy joint border ...
December 15, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N Agar) led by Malik Agar has warned against hostile moves by the ... The Sudanese army has been fighting the SPLM-N in the South Kordofan and the Blue Nile states, also known as the Two Areas since 2011.

Sudan has extended a unilateral ceasefire with rebels until the end of March, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday, citing a presidential decree. ... Fighting between the army and rebels in the Kordofan and Blue Nile regions broke out in 2011, when South Sudan declared independence. Conflict ...
The Sudanese President has extended the unilateral cessation of hostilities in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states for three months, according to a statement ... Fighting between the army and rebels in the Kordofan and Blue Nile regions broke out in 2011, when South Sudan declared independence.
... by armed conflict, including the cessation and prevention of child recruitment. Sudanese government has been fighting the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector at Blue Nile and South Kordofan areas since 2011. It has also been fighting armed groups in Darfur region since 2003.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, on November 23. ... Conflicts in Darfur in western Sudan and South Kordofan and Blue Nile states continue to drain the country's resources of which Sudan has far less following South ...
“Bashir is still under International Criminal Court indictment and the government continuing to close democratic space, human rights violations still persist in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and Darfur,” Mr McDonald warned. He added that it remains to be seen if Sudan stops arming the Sudan People's ...
Sudan is gifted with a diverse climate, fauna and flora, food, people and sociological and cultural characteristics quite unique as compared to its neighbors in the Arab and African regions. This diversity is also apparent in the traditional foods the country had known since the dawn of history and which ...
... in Egypt on the benefits of the dam Ethiopia is building on Blue Nile river. ... MOWIE explains Sudan alone spends an average of 50 million U.S. ... a view to harnessing energy for regional economic integration especially of ...
November 24, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Revolutionary Forces ... weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region. ... rebel groups in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile including the ...
November 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation ... to contact Arab tribal leaders in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states to reach a ... to the peace mediators pointing that the region is inhabited also by Arab ...
... and the effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, the ... Egypt and Sudan have historically been allies, but a dispute over ownership of a ... add a new and dangerous layer to the turmoil already ravaging the region. ... dismissing as inaccurate his Sudanese counterpart's comments.
... construction of Africa's largest hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile. ... by a consultancy firm on the dam's potential effects on Egypt and Sudan.
According to a statement by the Sudanese Foreign Ministry earlier, the new ... the rebel groups in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions.
The Sudanese top diplomat pointed out that Museveni has ... together to bring stability in South Sudan and the region, and to end tensions between ... armed groups in Darfur and Sudan's Blue Nile and South Kordofan areas, ...
SPLM-N al-Hilu tells Paris keen to achieve peace in Sudan ... The Sudanese army has been fighting the SPLM-N rebels in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan, also known as the Two Areas since 2011. ... with all national, regional and international forces to achieve just and comprehensive peace in Sudan.
The humanitarian situation in Sudan's Blue Nile state continues to deteriorate. ... Violence between the SPLM-N and the Sudanese Armed Forces ... Ongoing conflict and flooding have ruined the region's agriculture, and the ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed on Monday to step ... “Our pledge with you is to hand Sudan over to you by 2020, after achieving peace in the Darfur region and the regions of the Blue Nile and South Kordofan,” ...
In a face-to-face confrontation with his Sudanese counterpart Omar ... the government in the Darfur, South Kordofana and Blue Nile regions, ...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Thursday accused Sudan of ... rebels in its war-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions.
... refugees from the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, both of them located in the southern region of Sudan — where a bloody ...
... the South Sudanese minister for water resources and irrigation, said. ... Sudan and Djibouti are already receiving 300MW and 100WM ... How do we respond to the economic needs of the region if we do not build such an infrastructure? ... Ethiopia is constructing the over 6,400MW GERD on the Blue Nile.
October 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The government of the Blue Nile has held a number of ... Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month ... in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.
October 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The government of the Blue Nile has held a number of ... Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month ... in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.
"The additional funding will scale up much needed assistance both for South Sudanese refugees and in the newly opening areas in Blue Nile, ...
A Sudanese soldier walks in a procession during President Omar ... Darfur, Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, improved humanitarian access and cooperation with the US on counterterrorism and addressing regional conflicts.
Kerubino Kuanyin in Blue Nile's second axis used a call for “reform” of the ... went very well and we liberated the whole region of western Equatoria. .... in Sudan, and aims to heal the distortions in Sudanese identity and instill ...
Blue Nile — On Sunday, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North ... The SPLM-N's regional political groups, the entire Nuba Mountains ...
Khartoum — The Sudanese government has reacted 'with regret' to the ... and regional and international organisations, including the United Nations, the ... officials to the various states of Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
Water ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have gathered last week to ... The $4.8bn megaproject near the Sudanese border was launched in April 2011. ... Most of Egypt's Nile water originates in Ethiopia from the Blue Nile, and the ... According to him, there's always a possibility of a regional resource ...
Why Trump was wrong to lift Sudan sanctions ... here as 'the worst atrocity you've never heard of' after visiting the region in June 2015. ... What is really needed in the Nuba Mountains, Darfur and Blue Nile is a real durable ...
... Beats of the Antonov captures the lives of Sudanese farmers, herders and rebels in the country's Blue Nile region as they tend their fields in ...
That progress focuses on Darfur and regions of the Blue Nile and South ... The decision was welcomed by Ibrahim Ghandour, the Sudanese ...
El Gedaref / Blue Nile — Farmers in eastern Sudan's El Gedaref and Blue ... Farmers in the eastern region of El Gedaref said that crop-eating ...
Fighting between the army and rebels in Kordofan and Blue Nile regions broke out in 2011, when South Sudan declared independence.


 

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