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World Bank: Sudan could become rich when US sanctions are lifted

World Bank: Sudan could become rich when US sanctions are lifted

The World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan, Carolyn Turk, said on Monday that Sudan could become a “rich country” after the US sanctions have been lifted, Anadolu reported. In a statement issued by the Sudanese Ministry of Welfare and Social Security, Turk said that she expected the poor in the country could […]

New VR Film Highlights Life Amid War for Nuba People

New VR Film Highlights Life Amid War for Nuba People

“We Who Remain,” a virtual reality film debuting today, takes viewers inside the lives of four Nuba people – a mother, a soldier, a student and a journalist – in a way that its creators hope will stir greater awareness and connection to a conflict cut off from the world and regularly dubbed “forgotten”. Produced […]

New Research Suggests Ancient Humans Helped Make the World’s Largest Desert

New Research Suggests Ancient Humans Helped Make the World’s Largest Desert

It seems impossible to imagine, but where the Sahara is dominated today by a landscape of sand dunes, just a few thousand years ago, it was a vast grassland dotted with lakes. An archaeologist has now suggested that we humans played a pivotal role in bringing on the rapid changes in ecology that caused a […]

Sudan Provides Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan

Sudan Provides Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan

President Omar al-Bashir has directed the dispatch of 10,000 tons of sorghum in humanitarian assistance to famine-affected South Sudanese. The Rapporteur of the High Committee for Humanitarian Aid, Ahmed Mohamed Adam, said 27,000 sacks of sorghum have been delivered before in accordance with the President orders, besides opening routes to facilitate transportation of the international […]

Addis-Khartoum Public Transport to Commence Service Sunday

Addis-Khartoum Public Transport to Commence Service Sunday

The Ethiopian Transport Authority said cross border bus transport between Addis Ababa and Khartoum will commence on the coming Sunday. Public Transport Efficiency Authentication director with the authority Tesfaye Belachew told EBC that the public transport project between Addis Ababa and Khartoum has taken about eight years. This public transport believed to enhance the relationship […]

Sudan and the UAE battle for control of Yemen airport

Sudan and the UAE battle for control of Yemen airport

The Sudanese army has a legitimate right to take over supervisory control of the Aden International Airport in southern Yemen, sources in the Sudanese capital Khartoum said. The claim comes days after a faction of the southern Yemeni army which was protecting the airport, under the supervision of the UAE army, came under attack from […]

Oranto Launches $500-Million Oil Exploration Campaign in South Sudan

Oranto Launches $500-Million Oil Exploration Campaign in South Sudan

Oranto Petroleum will invest $500 million to develop South Sudan’s Block B3, launching a comprehensive exploration campaign starting immediately. The Ministry of Petroleum and Oranto Petroleum Company, South Sudan signed the exploration and production sharing agreement for the block today in Juba. The B3 area covers 25,150 square kilometers. Some aeromagnetic and seismic data have […]

Sudan Rebels Hand Over 130 Government Soldiers Captured in South Kordofan

Sudan Rebels Hand Over 130 Government Soldiers Captured in South Kordofan

Sudanese rebels Saturday announced the release of more than 130 government soldiers captured in the battles in South Kordofan. In a press release extended to the Africa Review, the rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/ Northern sector (SPLM-N) confirmed that the prisoners of war had been received by the International Committee of the Red […]

The Condom Divide in Sudan

The Condom Divide in Sudan

Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples. And the author of the article, Ms Shamail Alnour, is in deep trouble. Radical Islamists, led by cleric Mohamed Ali Al-Gizoli, want her charged with apostasy. The crime is […]

Sudanese Journalist in Trouble Over Condom Article

Sudanese Journalist in Trouble Over Condom Article

A woman Sudanese journalist has found herself in trouble over her article on condom use. Ms Shamail Alnour is being accused of apostasy for her article on the use of condom as a protection against the HIV/Aids scourge. Her article had explained how condoms could help stem the rising cases of HIV/Aids infections in the […]

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