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Sudan to hand ICC Darfur crimes culprits

The government of Sudan and rebel groups in Darfur agreed on Tuesday that all those wanted by the International Criminal Court should appear before the tribunal, including ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Information Minister Faisal Saleh did not specifically name him when announcing the move, but said the decision applied to all five Sudanese suspects wanted […]

UN chief wants Sudan dropped from terror list

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told African leaders that it’s time to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Addressing the annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Guterres said the UN would drum up international support that would enable the country to overcome its challenges. The US government added […]

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Sudan: Grenade explosion kills at least five people in Khartoum

A grenade explosion at a wedding party in capital Khartoum on Monday killed at least five people, Turkish news agency Anadolu reports. The blast, according to the health ministry, occurred in the Shegla neighborhood of Khartoum’s al-Haj Youssef district due to a fight between two people, with one of them throwing a grenade. At least […]

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Sudan: Situation under army’s control

Sudan: Situation under army’s control

The shooting that broke out on Tuesday January 14 in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and the city’s airport in a rebellion by an intelligence department was countered by the army. The Sudanese army stormed a number of intelligence sites to end the rebellion. Two soldiers died and four were injured in the clashes. According to a […]

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Sudan: Women football league kicks off first time ever after 30 years of dictatorship

Sudan: Women football league kicks off first time ever after 30 years of dictatorship

Sudan’s women football league made its debut Monday for the first ever, less tan year after a revolution ended 30 years of dictatorship of former leader Omar Beshir, Le360.ma reports.   The opening match opposing Tahadi and Difaa was took place in Khartoum stadium in the presence of the Sport Minister Wala Essam and several […]

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Sudan: UN agencies in campaign to protect 1.6 million from cholera

UN agencies, mainly WHO and UNICEF, are working with the authorities in Sudan to protect more than one million people from cholera, an infectious disease, which can kill within hours if left untreated. So far, there have been 215 confirmed cases, including eight deaths, since an outbreak was declared in Blue Nile state on September […]

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New UN Human Rights Office to Open in Sudan

New UN Human Rights Office to Open in Sudan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Asma Mohamed Abdalla have signed Wednesday at the UN headquarters in New York an agreement to open a UN Human Rights Office in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum.   “With this milestone agreement, we are poised to accompany Sudan through an important […]

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Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

The Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO’s work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan – part of a new initiative to scale-up resilience-based development work in countries affected by protracted crises. In such contexts, humanitarian interventions often focus on meeting immediate and urgent needs, like providing […]

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Sudan: New political transition could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told

“Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of a new transitional government, could serve to edge the country’s people closer to stability, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said Monday at a briefing to the UN Security Council. Mr. Lacroix, speaking by […]

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Sudan’s military and Eritrea boost ties

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) has welcomed an Eritrean delegation sent by President Isaias Afwerki to support the army, the people and political players. The delegation members that included Eritrea’s foreign minister, Osman Saleh, met leaders of the TMC and the head of the political committee, to express their support for the prevailing transitional arrangement. […]

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