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2017-05-24 Pregnancy and War - Women At Risk in the Nuba Mountains
[Nuba Reports] During one of the worst aerial bomb attacks against the rebel-controlled areas in the Nuba Mountains, Awatif Ali Mohammed was very pregnant. Sudan government warplanes had bombed over 750 civilian targets in late 2014 and Awatif had miraculously given birth while evading the shrapnel and mayhem around her.

2017-05-24 Port Sudan Students Expelled, Suspended, Fined for Sit-in
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudam -On Tuesday the administration of the Red Sea University in Port Sudan issued decisions of final and temporary dismissal and imposed stiff fines on 17 students who organised a sit-in at the university demanding better services and postponement of examinations.

2017-05-24 12 Dead, Homes Destroyed in South Darfur Ammo Dump Blast
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -At least 12 people have died, 18 others injured, and hundreds of homes destroyed after catastrophic explosions rocked an ammunition storage facility in the South Darfur capital of Nyala on Sunday evening.

2017-05-24 Environmental Concerns After Idle Sudanese Steamer Sinks in Red Sea
[Radio Dabanga] Suakin -Concerns have been raised over leaking fuel and waste after a steamer, that has been idle for two years, sank off the Red Sea port of Suakin on Monday.

2017-05-24 'Egypt Involved in Darfur Attacks' - Al Bashir
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -President Omar Al Bashir officially accused Egypt of involvement in the fighting in areas in North and East Darfur states on Sunday.

2017-05-24 Rebel Commander Killed, Chief Captured in Darfur Battles
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -The rebel movements involved in the recent clashes with the Sudanese army in North and East Darfur announced that military commander Mohamed Abdelsalam, known as Tarada, was liquidated. A commander-in-chief and leading members have been captured.

2017-05-24 North Darfur Displaced Clear - No Safety, No Return
[Radio Dabanga] Tawila -The message of displaced people in Darfur's camps to the international community remains the same: they refuse to voluntarily return home. A delegation of the United Nations Security Council discussed humanitarian and security issues in North Darfur camps on Sunday.

2017-05-24 Legislators Want a Multi-Billion Shillings Market Constructed At South Sudan Border
[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament's Committee on Trade and Tourism has thrown its weight behind plans to construct a Sh11 billion market at the Uganda-South Sudan border in the next Financial Year.

2017-05-24 North Darfur State's Workers Trade Union Hails Victories Achieved By Armed Forces and RSF
[SNA] Al-Fasher -The Workers Trade Union of North Darfur State has highly commended victories scored by the Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) over rebels and mercenaries during the past days , an attempt that aimed to get Darfur back to court of war after state of peace and stability the region experienced during the past period.

2017-05-24 National Prime Minister Affirms Sudan Readiness to Boost Joint Arab Work
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has underlined Sudan readiness to work for boosting the joint Arab work ina way that serves interests of the Arab and Islamic nation.

2017-05-24 Anger Over Cost of New El Gedaref State Legislative Council Building
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Residents and activists in El Gedaref have expressed dismay at the state government's allocation of SDG 420 million ($62 million) for the construction of a new headquarters for the State Legislative Council.

2017-05-24 Bulldozers Retreat From Kassala District
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Sudanese government plans to demolish the El Nur district in the capital of Kassala state have been "postponed for an unspecified time" after mediators intervened on Tuesday morning.

2017-05-24 Minister, U.S. Official Discuss Ways of Improvement of Relations
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of State for Justice, Tahani ToraD-Dabba affirmed that assuming positions in Sudan is not connected with religious and belief condition, referring to existence of many Christians in legislative councils and government offices.

2017-05-24 President Al-Bashir Hails Victories Achieved By Armed Forces
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces , Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has commended victories achieved by the Armed Forces against rebel forces in East and North Darfur States last Sunday,, affirming that the Armed Forces would remain the firm shield for all people of Sudan.

2017-05-24 VP Accuses Some Neighboring Countries of Supporting Rebels
[SNA] Atbara -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman has accused some neighboring countries of supporting the armed movement on their recent aggression on Darfur.

2017-05-24 Parliament Forms Committee to Look Into National Prime Minister' Statement
[SNA] Khartoum -In a sitting chaired by its Speaker, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer , Tuesday, the National Assembly formed a committee under chairmanship of Deputy Speaker, Aysha Mohamed Saliah , to study statement delivered by the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih before the Assembly yesterday (Monday).

2017-05-24 Ministry to Shut Down Polluted Water Sources
[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Ministry of Health has taken package of precautions and measures to control watery diarrhea in the White Nile State by shutting down and dry up the polluted drinking water resources.

2017-05-24 Sudan Condemns Attack in Manchester
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, issued a statement condemning the attack in Manchester city on Monday the 22nd f May 2017 that resulted in the death and injury of dozens of innocent civilians in a horrific crime that is against all values and human principles.

2017-05-24 Ministry of Intl Cooperation, German Technical Aid Agency Sign Joint Talks' Minutes
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of International Cooperation and the German Technical Aid Agency (GIZ) have signed, in the presence of the Minister of International Cooperation Idris Suleiman, the minutes of the joint talks in the field of vocational training, food security and climate impacts for the states of Darfur and Eastern Sudan at 31 million euros.

2017-05-24 American Institute of Administrative Accountants Approves Establishment of Branch in Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -The American Institute of Administrative Accountants has agreed upon of establishment of a branch in Sudan after a period of more than 20 years due to the imposition of economic sanctions. The Institute is one of the largest and most trusted associations focused exclusively on strengthening the management accounting profession worldwide.

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