Time to Repeal U.S. Sanctions On Sudan?
[ICG] The clock is ticking for President Trump who must decide by 12 July whether to lift decades-long U.S. sanctions on Sudan. The failure of economic penalties to alter Khartoum's behaviour so far means Washington should repeal some sanctions and continue a process of conditional engagement.
Why The U.S. Needs to Delay The Decision on Sanctions
[ENOUGH] As a July decision approaches on whether to permanently remove most sanctions on Sudan, the Trump administration should properly evaluate progress, or lack thereof, on each of the five tracks on which progress is required, and the administration should not privilege any single track over others. Enough's view is that the evidence available concerning multiple tracks is inconclusive. Combined with the fact that key senior Trump administration officials responsible for Africa policy are not yet in plac
Bakri Calls for Preserving Security and Stability in North Darfur State
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace Wednesday the Wali (governor) of North Darfur State, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, and got informed on the general security situation in the state and the areas which were affected by the recent incidents, especially Ain-Siro.
Dr. Al-Jaz and Russian Ambassador Discuss Cooperation Between Two Countries
[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and deputy chairman of the higher committee for the file of relations with China, Russia, India, Brazil and South Africa, Dr. Awad Ahmed Al-Jaz, received in his office Wednesday the Ambassador of Russia to Sudan and discussed progress of the relations between the two countries in the political, military, cultural and educational fields and ways of strengthening them.
Vice President Arrived in Kampala
[SNA] Kampala -The Vice President of the Republic, Hassabou Mohamed Abdul Rahman, on Wednesday arrived here for participating in the Nile Basin states summit that brings each of Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, ate Republic of Congo, Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, South Sudan and Egypt.
New Splinter Group From Abdul Wahid Faction Join Peace Process in Central Darfur State
[SNA] Zalinge -A new splinter group from Abdul Wahid Factions Sudan liberation Army- Abdul Wahid Wing, led by Haroon Kilmang Koi, has opted for the peace process in the area of Fogi, East of Golo, Jabal Mara Mountain, Central Darfur State.
First Vice - President Approves Sudanese Certificate's Result
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Wednesday approved the Sudanese Certificate Result for the year 2017.
Assembly Approves Statement By Ministry of Petroleum and Gas
[SNA] Khartoum -The National Assembly on Wednesday approved in a session headed by its Speaker, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar, approved as the statement delivered by the Ministry of Petroleum and Gas for the fiscal year 2016 and the first quarter of the current fiscal year.
Shamalia State Government Members Visit Site of Military Helicopter Crash
[SNA] Dongola -The Governor of Shamalia State, Alia Awad Mohamed Musa, on Wednesday paid a visit to the scene of the military helicopter crash, a one kilo and half north west of Dongola international airport.
Military Helicopter Crashes in Northern State
[SNA] Khartoum -The Armed forces have issued a statement announcing the crash of a military helicopter, MIG17, on Tuesday the 20th 2017, shortly after takeoff from Dongola town in an official assignment
Chairman of Public Prosecution Affirms its Full Independence
[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the Public Prosecution, Hisham-Eddin Osman, said that the Public Prosecution Act, which was issued through a provisional decree of the President of the Republic and ratified by the National Assembly, has affirmed independence of the Public Prosecution from the executive and legislative authorities
Fire Consumes 1,500 Palm Trees in Northern State
[Radio Dabanga] Dongola -More than 1,500 palm trees and at least six water engines have been destroyed in an extensive fire that broke out at Koka near Dongola, capital of Sudan's Northern State on Monday.
Cholera Continues to Spread Along the Nile
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Sudan's cholera outbreak has expanded to include new areas in Kassala and El Gedaref states. Four people have died and more than 80 have been infected with cholera in New Halfa locality in Kassala state this week.
Children of Dead Islamic State Fighters Repatriated
[Radio Dabanga] Misrata -The Sudanese authorities have repatriated eight children of slain Sudanese Islamic State (IS) fighters from Libya. Efforts are in progress to repatriate four more.
Darfur Bar Ass. Renews Call for Detainees' Release
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -The Darfur Bar Association has renewed its call for the release of four human rights activists who have been held incommunicado by the security authorities in Nyala since 25 May.
Bandits Kill Five Herders in Sudan's Blue Nile
[Radio Dabanga] El Tadamon -Five herders were killed in an attack by bandits near Bout in western Blue Nile state on Friday.
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Ministry for Health Urged to Call the Spade a Spade
[SudaNow] Khartoum -For weeks now viral stomach troubles have been wreaking havoc in several parts of the country, with multiple outcries here and there upon the government to openly tell what this disease is.
Influx of Newly Displaced Families to Kutum Camps
[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -Hundreds of displaced families arrived from Ein Siro, the scene of recent military confrontations, in a camp in Kutum locality. The camp is marked by insecurity and a bad humanitarian situation, a camp leader said.
Sudan Health Minister Confirms Chance of Epidemic
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Gedaref / El Gezira Aba -Sudanese Minister of Health, Bahar Idris Abugarda, acknowledges that the outbreak of watery diarrhoea - which the government refuses to call cholera - can grow into an epidemic in Sudan.