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U.S. Booth, SLM-Minnawi discuss peace in Sudan despite SRF rift

May 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) -Donald Both, U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and Minni Minnawi leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) discussed the need to achieve peace in Sudan despite the recent rift within the umbrella of the armed groups. According to
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U.S. Booth, SLM-Minnawi discuss peace in Sudan despite SRF rift

May 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) -Donald Both, U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and Minni Minnawi leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) discussed the need to achieve peace in Sudan despite the recent rift within the umbrella of the armed groups. According to a statement released on Friday by the SLM-MM, in a telephone call with Minnawi, Both discussed «the ongoing peace talks in Juba and the need that differences between the SRF groups do not affect the peace process». On 18 May, the SLM-MM (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur groups

WFP agrees to fund Sudan Family Support Programme

May 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will support the Sudanese government's Family Support programme aiming to empower poor families with cash transfer. The support agreement was signed on Friday by the Sudanese Minister
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WFP agrees to fund Sudan Family Support Programme

May 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will support the Sudanese government's Family Support programme aiming to empower poor families with cash transfer. The support agreement was signed on Friday by the Sudanese Minister of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP) Ibrahim al-Badawi and WFP Sudan's Representative and Country Director Hameed Nuru in the presence of Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and the WFP Executive Director David Beasley. Under the Sudan (...) - News / Development - Aid, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

SPLM-N al-Hilu says its delegation is present in Juba despite talks deadlock

May 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu reiterated its commitment to negotiate a peace agreement and asserted that its negotiating delegation did not withdraw from the venue of the peace talks in Juba. The negotiations between the gove
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SPLM-N al-Hilu says its delegation is present in Juba despite talks deadlock

May 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu reiterated its commitment to negotiate a peace agreement and asserted that its negotiating delegation did not withdraw from the venue of the peace talks in Juba. The negotiations between the government and the SPLM-N al-Hilu are stalled as the two delegations failed to agree on a declaration of principles. The SPLM-N al-Hilu demands to include the talks its demand for a secular state and the right to self-determination. The (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur groups

EU calls for mutually beneficial settlement for Ethiopian dam dispute

May 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) — The European Union's foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell called for a mutually beneficial agreement ending the dispute over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD). On Thursday, Borell who is the High Representati
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EU calls for mutually beneficial settlement for Ethiopian dam dispute

May 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) — The European Union's foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell called for a mutually beneficial agreement ending the dispute over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD). On Thursday, Borell who is the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/ Vice-President of the European Commission discussed the issue in a phone call with the Commissioner of the African Union Peace and Security Commission Smail Chergui. "It is now (...) - News

U.S. Sentry alerts against corruption by South Sudan senior military leader

May 28, 2020 (JUBA) - U.S. watchdog group, The Sentry, has alerted against major corruption and money laundering by high ranking military leaders in South Sudan. In a report released on Wednesday “Making a Killing: South Sudanese Military Leaders' Wealth,
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U.S. Sentry alerts against corruption by South Sudan senior military leader

May 28, 2020 (JUBA) - U.S. watchdog group, The Sentry, has alerted against major corruption and money laundering by high ranking military leaders in South Sudan. In a report released on Wednesday “Making a Killing: South Sudanese Military Leaders' Wealth, Explained,” the sentry said that the fact the engagement in business activities of the last four army chiefs of staff and three opposition militia leaders in South Sudan is «demonstrating red flags for money laundering and corruption». The (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan accuses Ethiopia of fresh border attacks

May 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese army officer and a child have been killed in cross-border attacks carried out by Ethiopian army forces and militiamen, said the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Thursday. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Brigadier Ame
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Sudan accuses Ethiopia of fresh border attacks

May 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese army officer and a child have been killed in cross-border attacks carried out by Ethiopian army forces and militiamen, said the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Thursday. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Brigadier Amer Mohamed al-Hassan, SAF spokesman said that Ethiopian militiamen on Thursday morning sought to collect water from the Atbara River and clashed with the Sudanese troops in the area when it prevented them from taking water. "A (...) - News / Ethiopia, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

UNAMID reports two coronavirus cases on its flight to Nairobi

28 May 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Darfur hybrid peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) said two passengers on its special flight to Kenya have been tested positive for coronavirus after their arrival in Nairobi from El-Fahser. «The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Op
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UNAMID reports two coronavirus cases on its flight to Nairobi

28 May 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Darfur hybrid peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) said two passengers on its special flight to Kenya have been tested positive for coronavirus after their arrival in Nairobi from El-Fahser. «The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) regrets to announce that two passengers aboard its special flight from the Mission's logistics hub in El Fasher to Nairobi on 27 May 2020 turned out positive results for coronavirus,» said the mission in a statement (...) - News

South Sudan Vice-President Abdelbagi tests positive for coronavirus

May 27, 2020 (JUBA) - Vice President Hussein Abdelbagi and chairman of the High-Level Taskforce on COVID 19, said on Wednesday he has tested positive for coronavirus and appointed a new chairman for his committee. Abdelbagi is the second chairman of the COVI
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South Sudan Vice-President Abdelbagi tests positive for coronavirus

May 27, 2020 (JUBA) - Vice President Hussein Abdelbagi and chairman of the High-Level Taskforce on COVID 19, said on Wednesday he has tested positive for coronavirus and appointed a new chairman for his committee. Abdelbagi is the second chairman of the COVID-19 committee to be infected with the pandemic after the former head of the taskforce First Vice President Riek Machar. He is also the fourth senior official to be tested positive after Machar, Angelina Teny and Michael Makuei. The (...) - News / Coronavirus, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

South Sudan's Akot Lual: Why I am a Solution in Greater Pibor

By Akot Lual I have been accused and attacked by feuding groups from Jonglei who are fighting their own dirty little battles, but they want to drag me on their battles, using me as a scapegoat. To put things into perspective, the communal conflict in Jongle
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South Sudan's Akot Lual: Why I am a Solution in Greater Pibor

By Akot Lual I have been accused and attacked by feuding groups from Jonglei who are fighting their own dirty little battles, but they want to drag me on their battles, using me as a scapegoat. To put things into perspective, the communal conflict in Jonglei among Murle, Lou Nuer and Dinka Bor is unfortunate. The conflict is affecting the entire country as a result. This communal conflict historically has its deep roots in tradition. However, in modern time, widespread and accessibility to (...) - Comment & Analysis

On 'delegation' and 'succession' of powers in S. Sudan Presidency:

By James Okuk As Covid-19 has exposed unexpected gossips and propaganda on power in the Presidency, it is important to clarify technically the key matters of peace so as to avoid dangerous confusion of war. The negotiators and drafters of R-ARCSS did well o
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On 'delegation' and 'succession' of powers in S. Sudan Presidency:

By James Okuk As Covid-19 has exposed unexpected gossips and propaganda on power in the Presidency, it is important to clarify technically the key matters of peace so as to avoid dangerous confusion of war. The negotiators and drafters of R-ARCSS did well on this issue. 1) It must be noted categorically that the 2018 R-ARCSS is superior to the 2020 constitution or any other law on the land during the 44-months period of transition from war to peace, and that no South Sudanese politician (...) - Comment & Analysis

Sudanese pastor calls to introduce Christian courses in Sudanese schools

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A pastor in Sinja town of Sennar State Tuesday called to introduce Christian courses in the Sudanese schools. Raja Nicola, a Coptic member of Sudan's transitional collective presidency paid a visit on Tuesday to the this Catholic Ch
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Sudanese pastor calls to introduce Christian courses in Sudanese schools

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A pastor in Sinja town of Sennar State Tuesday called to introduce Christian courses in the Sudanese schools. Raja Nicola, a Coptic member of Sudan's transitional collective presidency paid a visit on Tuesday to the this Catholic Church in Sinja, at 360 kilometres southeast of the capital, Khartoum. Nicola was received by Pastor Nathaly Edward who briefed here about the activities of his church and its role in addressing the concerns and issues of the region, (...) - News

Sudan's Burhan says agreed with U.S. diplomat that UNAMID must leave

May 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council discussed with U.S. senior diplomats the withdrawal of UNAMID from Darfur and agreed that the hybrid mission should leave the western Sudan region by the end of October. The Sud
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Sudan's Burhan says agreed with U.S. diplomat that UNAMID must leave

May 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council discussed with U.S. senior diplomats the withdrawal of UNAMID from Darfur and agreed that the hybrid mission should leave the western Sudan region by the end of October. The Sudanese presidency on Tuesday issued a statement saying that Abdel Fattah al-Burhan received a joint phone call from Tibor Nagy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs and U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID)

Awareness, support increase as first Women's Football League makes steady progress across the Nation

May 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Women have finally found their place in Sudanese sports. With the establishment of the Women's Football League, they have the chance to participate in the athletic world and thrive in a society that celebrates their unique skills. Th
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Awareness, support increase as first Women's Football League makes steady progress across the Nation

May 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Women have finally found their place in Sudanese sports. With the establishment of the Women's Football League, they have the chance to participate in the athletic world and thrive in a society that celebrates their unique skills. The League means great things for the women of Sudan, and the world is watching with bated breath as a new era of progress unfolds on the field. Women's League Kicks Off with a Bang In the world of sports, attentions are constantly (...) - News

South Sudan's Kiir denies rumours about his infection with coronavirus

May 25, 2020 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir addressed the nation on Monday calling to observe social distancing rules to contain community transmission of coronavirus and to ignore false rumours about his infection with the respiratory disease. Kiir's remark
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South Sudan's Kiir denies rumours about his infection with coronavirus

May 25, 2020 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir addressed the nation on Monday calling to observe social distancing rules to contain community transmission of coronavirus and to ignore false rumours about his infection with the respiratory disease. Kiir's remarks come after the circulation in the social media of forged letter tasking the vice-president Hussein Abdelbagi with the day to day management of the country amid rumours that Kiir tested positive for COVID-19. Furthermore, there were (...) - News / Coronavirus, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

The growth of eSports in Africa

May 25, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - It's taken quite some time for the continent to catch up with both Asia and Europe, but it seems that we're finally getting there. In fact, the next couple of years could prove to be the tipping point when the eSports industry at l
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The growth of eSports in Africa

May 25, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - It's taken quite some time for the continent to catch up with both Asia and Europe, but it seems that we're finally getting there. In fact, the next couple of years could prove to be the tipping point when the eSports industry at long last expands its reach beyond the borders of South Africa. With this in mind, we decided to take a closer look at what the eSports industry looks like from a global and African perspective, and why games like online poker and (...) - News / Africa

African Union chairman calls to remove sanctions on Sudan, Zimbabwe

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairperson of the African Union Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa called for the unconditional removal of sanctions on Sudan. Ramasphosa made his call in a statement delivered on the occasion of Africa Day on Monday. He said tha
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African Union chairman calls to remove sanctions on Sudan, Zimbabwe

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairperson of the African Union Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa called for the unconditional removal of sanctions on Sudan. Ramasphosa made his call in a statement delivered on the occasion of Africa Day on Monday. He said that the coronavirus pandemic «has exposed the deep inequalities that continue to exist on our continent and across the world». He further called for a comprehensive economic stimulus package for Africa including debt relief, stressing it (...) - News

Sudan coronavirus death toll rises to 382

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Monday reported 19 more coronavirus deaths, bringing the country's death toll from the epidemic to 165, the federal health ministry said in a statement. According to a daily news bulletin, the health authorities dated 23 Ma
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Sudan coronavirus death toll rises to 382

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Monday reported 19 more coronavirus deaths, bringing the country's death toll from the epidemic to 165, the federal health ministry said in a statement. According to a daily news bulletin, the health authorities dated 23 May 2020 but released on Monday due to the Eid holidays, five death were recorded in Khartoum state, six in Gezira state, one in North Kordofan state, one in Gedaref state and six in North Darfur state. Also, on Saturday, the authorities (...) - News / Coronavirus, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Some military created «sedition» between Sudan and Qatar: Hemetti

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The deputy head of the Sovereign Council Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo «Hemetti» said some members of the former Transitional Military Council (TMC) created sedition between Sudan and Qatar when they rejected a visit of the Qatar
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Some military created «sedition» between Sudan and Qatar: Hemetti

May 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The deputy head of the Sovereign Council Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo «Hemetti» said some members of the former Transitional Military Council (TMC) created sedition between Sudan and Qatar when they rejected a visit of the Qatari foreign minister. In an interview with Sudan 24 TV channel, on Sunday, Hemetti said that they decided to refuse to receive the Qatari foreign minister in April 2019 because he had arrived without their knowledge in the country. He added that (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Qatar

South Sudan needs moral rearmament

By Biong Deng Biong On 13th May 2020, just 3 days before 16 May National celebration, a veteran revolutionary was inoffensively gunned down in his home village of Mayen Jur (Apuk Giir Thiik), while he was undertaking his regular family duties. The alleged at
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South Sudan needs moral rearmament

By Biong Deng Biong On 13th May 2020, just 3 days before 16 May National celebration, a veteran revolutionary was inoffensively gunned down in his home village of Mayen Jur (Apuk Giir Thiik), while he was undertaking his regular family duties. The alleged attackers, who massacred more than 26 civilians and inflicted injuries on many more members of Mayen Jur village, are thought to be from the neighbouring tribe of Bull Nuer. The motive of the aggressors is not yet known, and the National (...) - Comment & Analysis

When armed groups obstruct peace in Sudan

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman It is regrettable that some Armed struggle movement factions stand as a stumbling block against the path to the peace process for Sudan. Having said that, one will start by asking himself as to how can the peace process in Sudan be pus
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When armed groups obstruct peace in Sudan

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman It is regrettable that some Armed struggle movement factions stand as a stumbling block against the path to the peace process for Sudan. Having said that, one will start by asking himself as to how can the peace process in Sudan be pushed forward in the presence of barricades against it made by those who demand peace? It is appalling that some factions of the armed struggle movements who turned semi-pirates stand as a stumbling block against the path to peace. Thus, (...) - Comment & Analysis / Darfur Peace Process, Peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur groups

South Sudan urges to prepare for floods

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Friday said deeply concerned about the rising water level in the African Great Lakes region and warned its people to be prepared for imminent devastating floods in the upcoming days. In a statement issued on Friday, Sout
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South Sudan urges to prepare for floods

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Friday said deeply concerned about the rising water level in the African Great Lakes region and warned its people to be prepared for imminent devastating floods in the upcoming days. In a statement issued on Friday, South Sudan's Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation said received Information about the ongoing floods in Lake Victoria Basin shared by Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. "We have been informed that torrential rains in Victoria Lake region are (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Environment Disaster

UNAMID reports suspected coronavirus cases among its staff in North Darfur

May 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Darfur hybrid operation known as UNAMID reported for the first time suspected cases of coronavirus among its personnel in its base in El-Fasher of North Darfur state. Sudan is now turning into a regional epicentre for COVID-19 w
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UNAMID reports suspected coronavirus cases among its staff in North Darfur

May 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Darfur hybrid operation known as UNAMID reported for the first time suspected cases of coronavirus among its personnel in its base in El-Fasher of North Darfur state. Sudan is now turning into a regional epicentre for COVID-19 with 3378 confirmed cases including 137 deaths. In North Darfur, there are 16 confirmed cases while there are 25 infected people in South Darfur, 14 in West Darfur, 8 in East Darfur and 2 in Central Darfur. In a statement released on (...) - News / Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID)

South Sudan's Machar is in good health, says his office

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese First Vice President is in Juba where is self-isolated after testing positive for coronavirus five days ago, said his office on Friday. Rumours circulated in the social media claiming that Machar had left the country
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South Sudan's Machar is in good health, says his office

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese First Vice President is in Juba where is self-isolated after testing positive for coronavirus five days ago, said his office on Friday. Rumours circulated in the social media claiming that Machar had left the country to London with his wife and defence minister Angelina Teny. The fake news insinuated the deterioration of his conditions, paving the way for political troubles in the country. In response Machar office, issued a statement dismissing (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

SLM-Minnawi is not considered as SRF faction in Sudan peace process: mediator

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudanese Chief Mediator Tut Gatluak Friday said that Minni Minnawi's group is participating in the Juba process as the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM), not as a faction of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF). On 18 May, the
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SLM-Minnawi is not considered as SRF faction in Sudan peace process: mediator

May 22, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudanese Chief Mediator Tut Gatluak Friday said that Minni Minnawi's group is participating in the Juba process as the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM), not as a faction of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF). On 18 May, the SLM-MM broke away from the SRF and declared its commitment to the peace process as the SRF under the leadership of Minni Minnawi. Gatluak who made his statement after a meeting with the SRF leadership wanted to close the door for (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

U.S. senator introduces bill backing Sudan access to international funding to fight COVID-19

May 21, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A senior U.S. senator introduced legislation allowing the US Treasury to back Sudan efforts to get the support of international financial institutions to fight the coronavirus. Senator Bob Menendez, a ranking member of the influenti
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U.S. senator introduces bill backing Sudan access to international funding to fight COVID-19

May 21, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A senior U.S. senator introduced legislation allowing the US Treasury to back Sudan efforts to get the support of international financial institutions to fight the coronavirus. Senator Bob Menendez, a ranking member of the influential Foreign Relations Committee, said in a bill he lodged on 7 May that the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm Sudan's health system and affects its fragile economy. He further said that its considerable arrears prevent Sudan from (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UAE delivers pharmaceutical and medical supplies to Sudan

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The United Arab Emirates through its development and international cooperation arm, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), Wednesday delivered a third batch of medical supplies to Sudan. On 5 May, the ADFD announced AED75 million ($
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UAE delivers pharmaceutical and medical supplies to Sudan

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The United Arab Emirates through its development and international cooperation arm, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), Wednesday delivered a third batch of medical supplies to Sudan. On 5 May, the ADFD announced AED75 million ($20 million)-worth pharmaceutical and medical supplies to support Sudan's healthcare sector. The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates said in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune Wednesday that Sudan's National Medical Supplies Fund (...) - News

Resolving the impasse on GERD negotiations

By A.T. Abera Ethiopia and Egypt share the Nile with 9 other riparian states. While the Nile and its tributaries naturally have their source upstream, Egypt, at the mouth of the river, has a near-total monopoly of use. Egypt's desire to control this vital re
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Resolving the impasse on GERD negotiations

By A.T. Abera Ethiopia and Egypt share the Nile with 9 other riparian states. While the Nile and its tributaries naturally have their source upstream, Egypt, at the mouth of the river, has a near-total monopoly of use. Egypt's desire to control this vital resource led it to adopt an outwardly aggressive strategy of control and manipulation. While in the 19th century this was expressed in expeditions to colonize upstream states, the 20th century took more diplomatic, political, and economic (...) - Comment & Analysis

South Sudan's Kiir sends message of support to Machar

May 20, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sent a message on Wednesday to his First Vice-President Riek Machar wishing him a speedy recovery. «I write to convey my get-well wishes to you and members of the former High-Level Task Force (HL
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South Sudan's Kiir sends message of support to Machar

May 20, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sent a message on Wednesday to his First Vice-President Riek Machar wishing him a speedy recovery. «I write to convey my get-well wishes to you and members of the former High-Level Task Force (HLTF) on COVID-19 who have been tested positive alongside Your Excellency,» reads the message seen by Sudan Tribune. "It is my hope and prayer that each new day brings Your Excellency and the rest of our comrades closer to a full and speedy (...) - News

Sudan's armed groups endorse SLM-Minnawi withdrawal from SRF alliance

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) Wednesday endorsed the withdrawal of the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) from the alliance, saying that the latter meant to disturb the peace process. On 18 May, the SLM
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Sudan's armed groups endorse SLM-Minnawi withdrawal from SRF alliance

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) Wednesday endorsed the withdrawal of the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) from the alliance, saying that the latter meant to disturb the peace process. On 18 May, the SLM-MM broke away from the SRF accusing its former allied groups of rejecting its proposals to reform the SRF structures. The group further said they would remain committed to the peace talks as a separate faction of the Front. In a (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), Peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur groups

Sudan proposes crude oil for fuel deal to South Sudan

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A senior Sudanese official revealed that Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok discussed on Wednesday with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir supplying Khartoum with additional oil crude for gasoline refined in Sudan. In February 2016, th
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Sudan proposes crude oil for fuel deal to South Sudan

May 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A senior Sudanese official revealed that Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok discussed on Wednesday with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir supplying Khartoum with additional oil crude for gasoline refined in Sudan. In February 2016, the two countries agreed that South Sudan will provide Sudan with 28,000 barrel of crude oil per day to be used in power production and cover its local needs. The price of the oil crude fees paid by South Sudan for exporting its oil (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan inches closer to settlement of 1998 terror case: report

May 19, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The Sudanese government appeared closer to a settlement of the lawsuits related to the 1998 twin bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Nairobi. An unidentified US State department official told Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that “fo
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Sudan inches closer to settlement of 1998 terror case: report

May 19, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The Sudanese government appeared closer to a settlement of the lawsuits related to the 1998 twin bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Nairobi. An unidentified US State department official told Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that “following extensive negotiations, we believe that we have reached a common understanding with Sudan on the contours of a future bilateral claims agreement”. There was no comment from Khartoum on the report which came a day after the US (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, United States (US)

Sudan intelligence agency still can detain and interrogate: statement

May 19, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's General Intelligence Service (GIS) Tuesday confirmed that its powers of search, arrest and interrogation were still in effect and had not been abolished. After the removal of al-Bashir, the Transitional Military Council diss
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Sudan intelligence agency still can detain and interrogate: statement

May 19, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's General Intelligence Service (GIS) Tuesday confirmed that its powers of search, arrest and interrogation were still in effect and had not been abolished. After the removal of al-Bashir, the Transitional Military Council dissolved the repressive National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) and replaced it by the GIS which has limited powers to information gathering, and analysis. Also, the 2010 National Security Act was amended and the GIS can no (...) - News / Regime change in Sudan & transition, Detention

Sudan, Egypt say tripartite agreement on Ethiopian dam is crucial

May 19, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Egypt agreed on Tuesday that a tripartite agreement is crucial for the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)'s reservoir. Sudan said would work to narrow the gaps between Egypt and Ethiopia over the content
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Sudan, Egypt say tripartite agreement on Ethiopian dam is crucial

May 19, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Egypt agreed on Tuesday that a tripartite agreement is crucial for the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)'s reservoir. Sudan said would work to narrow the gaps between Egypt and Ethiopia over the contentious dam but also reiterated its support for Washington-brokered process to settle the dispute on the filling of the $4-billion dam. 24 hours after the return of a ministerial delegation that discussed the matter with Prime Minister (...) - News / Ethiopia, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan delivered weapons to South Sudanese security service: Un report

May 19, 2020 (JUBA) - Sudan's intelligence and security services, in violation of the arms embargo on South Sudan, delivered weapons and ammunition to the National Security Service during the year 2019, said a UN panel. UN Panel of Experts on South Sudan han
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Sudan delivered weapons to South Sudanese security service: Un report

May 19, 2020 (JUBA) - Sudan's intelligence and security services, in violation of the arms embargo on South Sudan, delivered weapons and ammunition to the National Security Service during the year 2019, said a UN panel. UN Panel of Experts on South Sudan handed over its annual report to the Security Council on 28 April 2020. "The Panel found that, in the period from March to June 2019, the Director-General of the Internal Security Bureau, Lieutenant General Kuc, violated the embargo on (...) - News / SSPDF, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan needs UN peacekeeping mission

Early withdrawal of UN peacekeepers could have devastating consequences for the country. by Ahmed Hussein Adam Just over a year after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed following months-long protests across the country, Sudan finds itself in an increasing
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Sudan needs UN peacekeeping mission

Early withdrawal of UN peacekeepers could have devastating consequences for the country. by Ahmed Hussein Adam Just over a year after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed following months-long protests across the country, Sudan finds itself in an increasingly difficult political and socio-economic situation. Counter-revolutionary forces have sought to undo much of the progress that has been achieved since last year, while the civilian government, which is supposed to lead the country (...) - Comment & Analysis / Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID)