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2017-02-27 Rift Between Sudan's Ruling Party, PCP Tests Political Will
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A political rift between Sudan's ruling party and the Popular Congress Party has emerged over draft amendments to the constitution. The opposition party is concerned that the ruling party attempts to withdraw from amendments to the constitution.

2017-02-27 Education, Security Deteriorates in Sudan's Abbasiya
[Radio Dabanga] Abbasiya -Education in South Kordofan's Abbasiya has deteriorated because the locality runs short on teachers, books, and seating material. Insecurity has grown with the spread of arms in market places.

2017-02-26 Odour From Wells Sparks Cholera Scare in Sudan's Northern State
[Radio Dabanga] Dongola -Residents in Sudan's Northern State have complained of an unpleasant odour in drinking water, and have voiced their fear for infection with cholera or watery diarrhoea that has been spreading in Sudan.

2017-02-27 Sudan Pardons, Releases Czech Christian Activist
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese government has pardoned and released Czech national Petr Jasek, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage at the end of January.

2017-02-27 U.S. Embassy Supports Science Enrichment in Education
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Science Enrichment and Education for Development (SEED) Project hosted an event honouring students and teachers from 15 public and private schools who learned innovative techniques for teaching science and using hands-on learning experimentation and everyday concepts.

2017-02-27 Engineer Mahmoud Briefed On Outcomes of Joint Meetings of Councils of African and Latin American Parties
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for Party Affairs, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hammed was briefed on the outcomes of the joint meetings of the councils of African and Latin American Parties which held, in Khartoum during the last two days.

2017-02-27 Sudan-Turkey Political Consultation Committee to Meet, in Angara, Tuesday
[SNA] Khartoum -The 4th session of the Sudanese-Turkish Political Consultation Committee will be held in Angara, Turkey, during Feb.28-March,2 to review the bilateral relations in political, economic and cultural fields besides, the level of implementation between the two sides and reaching an agreement on road map to develop their relations towards establishment of a joint strategic and economic partnership.

2017-02-27 Minister Lauds Cooperation With Arab Countries in Immigration Issues
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of International Cooperation, Osman Ahmed Fadl has commended the cooperation of Arab countries and all the world concerning issues of immigration, referring to the participation of the concerned officials of other countries in the Conference of Scholars and Experts Working Abroad, currently on sessions, in Khartoum.

2017-02-27 Triangular Agreement Allows for Vehicles to Be Shipped From Libya to Sudan Via Egypt
[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -The Libyan News Agency El Tadamon reports that the authorities allowed the shipment of vehicles from Libya to Sudan through Egypt after the approval of the governments of the three countries.

2017-02-27 Bread Shortage As Khartoum Bakeries Shut-Down
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns are complaining about difficulty buying bread. Several bakeries have closed because they did not receive their official flour ration this week.

2017-02-27 'Considerable Embezzlement, Irregularities in Sudan's El Gedaref State' - Auditor-General
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The Auditor-General of Sudan released a damning report on Thursday that reveals a series of embezzlements and financial irregularities regarding public funds in El Gedaref state during the 2015 fiscal year.

2017-02-27 Cattle Thieves Kill Two Policemen in West Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] El Sunut / Kass -Cattle thieves killed a police lieutenant and a sergeant in West Kordofan on Friday. A man was shot in Kass, South Darfur, early Friday morning.

2017-02-27 UNAMID Hands Over School, Materials in West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -A building and school materials were handed over to the Mujamma Khalawi Li Takhfidzil Quran wal Dirosah School in El Geneina, West Darfur, on Sunday.

2017-02-27 Khartoum Eye Centre Closed After Patients Suffer Pain, Vision Loss
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Ministry of Health has imposed a hospital specialised in eye treatment in the Sudanese capital to not engage in operations and activities after patients reported suffering from pain and loss of vision.

2017-02-25 South Darfur Teachers Threaten With Strike
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Teachers in Nyala and Nyala North localities have not received payments of financial arrears since 2012 and plan to go on strike from organising school examinations.

2017-02-25 British Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Welcomes Outcome of Dialogue
[SNA] London -The British envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Christoph Trot, has welcomed the outcome reached by the Sudanese national dialogue.

2017-02-24 Opposition Party Lays Charges Against Govt Over Al-Bashir
[News24Wire] DA leader Mmusi Maimane laid charges against the ministers of home affairs and international relations in Cape Town on Friday for letting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir slip out of South Africa in 2015 to avoid being handed to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

2017-02-24 Forces Free 20 Men and 8 Girls From Traffickers' Chains
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Members of the Sudanese security forces arrested three alleged members of a human trafficking gang, and freed 28 people they were holding hostage in Sudan's Kassala state on Tuesday. One soldier was injured in the clash preceding the arrest, and transferred to Kassala hospital.

2017-02-24 DA Lays Criminal Charges for Government-Aided Al-Bashir Escape
[DA] Today the Democratic Alliance (DA) lays criminal charges against members of Cabinet, the SAPS, Hawks, the NPA and senior government officials for contravening both the Rome Statute, as well as a High Court Order in aiding and abetting the prohibited escape of warlord Omar Al Bashir from South Africa in June of 2015.

2017-02-24 Detained Dr Mudawi Subject to 'Smear Campaign' By Sudan's State Media
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Detained Sudanese human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim is being subjected to a smear campaign by newspapers controlled by the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), according to his lawyer.

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