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Sudan wouldn't abandon sovereignty over Halayeb triangle: FM

Sudan Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Egypt brushed aside Sudan's repeated calls for referring the dispute to international arbitration. Ghandour, who addressed the Sudanese parliament on Monday, said “we wouldn't abandon our sovereignty over Halayeb triangle. We took the necessary legal ...
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Top Sudan court lifts ban on newspaper

News24 - ‎4 hours ago‎
Khartoum - Sudan's highest court has allowed a leading newspaper to resume publishing, nearly five months after the authorities banned it from printing, the newspaper's editor said on Monday.
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Zain to buy Etisalat's stake in Sudan's Canar

Reuters Africa - ‎17 hours ago‎
DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwaiti telecom firm Zain has agreed to buy Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat's 92.3 percent stake in Sudanese fixed line operator Canar for 349.6 million dirhams ($95.2 million). The deal would strengthen Zain's grip on Sudan's telecom ...

USAID earmark $3.2m for S. Sudan's coffee sector

Sudan Tribune - ‎19 hours ago‎
The funding, officials say, is part of a public-private partnership with Swiss coffee maker Nespresso and international development consultancy TechnoServe.
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South Sudan advocacy group calls for release of detained journalist

Sudan Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
May 2, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media and advocacy group has launched an appeal calling on President Salva Kiir's government to release a detained South Sudanese journalist who has been in detention for more than a year without charge and trial ...
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Sudan says has 'sovereign rights' in dispute with Egypt

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sudan insisted on Monday it had "sovereign rights" over two border territories whose ownership has been the subject of a long-standing dispute between Cairo and Khartoum.
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Sudan denies US officials visa in retaliatory move

Sudan Tribune - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Sudan State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Kamal Ismail, told reporters on Sunday, that Khartoum's embassy in Washington received visa applications from U.S.

Sudan: Dozens More Students Detained

AllAfrica.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Sudan - Dozens more Sudanese students and activists have been detained in "a campaign by the security forces over the past few days" following widespread unrest at universities across the country.

S. Sudan religious leader calls on MPs to visit constituencies

Sudan Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
May 2, 2016 (JUBA)- A South Sudanese religious leader has asked members of parliament and cabinet ministers to stay close to the people so that they are able to understand their challenges and the needs.
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Five dead in Sudan army plane crash in el-Obeid

Radio Tamazuj - ‎17 hours ago‎
Sudanese army spokesperson announced Saturday that a military aircraft crashed at al-Obeid airport in North Kordofan state killing its five crew.

Sudan: South Sudanese Continue to Arrive in the Country

AllAfrica.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Khartoum - The influx of South Sudanese into Sudan has continued over the past week, with 54,635 refugees having arrived between early February and 24 April 2016, according to humanitarian organisations.

Sudan: Atbara And Sitait Dams - Complete Change in Life of Villagers

AllAfrica.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Shuwak - The inhabitants of area of Upper Atbara and Sitait rivers, east Sudan, who have long been suffering abject poverty are welcoming their relocation to other areas where they will hopefully grow their food and earn money for having better ...
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East Africa: South Sudan Asks Nairobi Court to Release Frozen Funds

AllAfrica.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Troubled South Sudanese government wants the Kenyan High Court to reverse an order it issued attaching a bank account it has with CfC Stanbic Bank, arguing that the $18 million in the account is part of the country's emergency operation fund.

S. Sudan says 32 abducted Ethiopian children rescued

Sudan Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Armed men of South Sudan's Murle tribe recently crossed borders to Ethiopia and raided 13 villages in Anuak and Nuer Zones of the Gambella Regional State bordering South Sudan. The armed men numbered in hundreds opened fire on civilians and killed ...

Sudan: Dismissed Judges Challenge Regime At UN

AllAfrica.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Khartoum - Three hundred judges who were dismissed after the so-called 'Salvation Regime' under Omar Al Bashir assumed power in Sudan in a military coup d'état in June 1989, have raised a memorandum to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, ...

South Sudan's Broken Oil Industry Increasingly Becoming a Hazard

New Security Beat (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
The environment has long been a factor in violent conflict in South Sudan, especially with respect to control over oil. The first oil was discovered in 1999, and by 2007, hydrocarbons accounted for over 95 percent of Sudan's income. South Sudan became ...

Renowned Leek Nuer spiritual elder dies at 101

Sudan Tribune - ‎May 1, 2016‎
... of information and culture of Northern Liech state said the region will miss the presence of a respected and great elder from Leek-Nuer.
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Sudan, Saudi Arabia expect to earn $ 20 billion from Atlantis II project

Sudan Tribune - ‎19 hours ago‎
May 1, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Sunday expressed hopes to attract more Saudi investments in mineral sector, and expected that the revenue of the two countries from Atlantis II mining project in the Red Sea reach 20 billion.
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UK begins troop deployment to South Sudan, Somalia

Press TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
A team of UK Army soldiers has arrived in Somalia as part of Britain's plans to deploy hundreds of troops in several African countries, following a pledge by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Saudi, Sudanese oil ministers to discuss Atlantis II project

Sudan Tribune - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“The visit of the Saudi minister to Khartoum aims to strengthen cooperation between the two countries and attracting more Saudi investments to minerals sector in Sudan. This cooperation aims to provide more employment and introducing new mining ...
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