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A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Sudan hopes to see “decisive” round of Nile dam talks

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Sudan on Saturday said it hopes that the upcoming round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be "decisive" and "with...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudanese PM appoints 18 civilian state governors

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Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Wednesday appointed 18 civilian governors for the states, including two women for the first time. "Appointment...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Mini-African summit on Nile dam dispute to continue talks – Yasir Abbas

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Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Yasir Abbas said on Tuesday that the mini-African summit on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute agreed...
Lockdown

Normal life partially returns to Sudanese capital Khartoum amid easing of lockdown

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Normal life has partially returned to the streets of the Sudanese capital Khartoum after the government eased the full lockdown imposed in April to...
Sudanese people are seen wearing face masks in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudanese capital to ease lockdown from July 8

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Authorities in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday announced easing of lockdown and gradual return for work and movement as of July 8. ...
Press secretary at the office of the Prime Minister Nigusu Tilahun (L), Ethiopia's Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele (C) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Gedu Andargachew attend a press conference in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, March 3, 2020. Ethiopia on Tuesday accused the United States of being "undiplomatic" in trying to resolve a row over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam but vowed to continue with ongoing talks. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Sudan irrigation ministry says standing differences over Ethiopia’s dam “limited”

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Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry on Saturday said the standing differences over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) remain limited. ...
Sudanese soldiers

Sudanese rebel movement extends cease-fire for 7 months

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A major Sudanese rebel movement has declared extension of a unilateral cease-fire for seven months. "The cessation of hostilities includes all areas under the control...
A Sudanese man is seen wearing a face mask in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan sees 134 new COVID-19 infections, 6 new deaths

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Sudan on Tuesday recorded 134 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,660...
A staff member sprays sanitizer on a citizen's hands in Khartoum, Sudan, April 2, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Thursday announced a new confirmed COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to eight, said Sudan's Sovereign Council in a statement. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 678 in total

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Sudan on Monday announced 86 new infections with COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country 678. Meanwhile, nine more cases...
A staff member sprays sanitizer on a citizen's hands in Khartoum, Sudan, April 2, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Thursday announced a new confirmed COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to eight, said Sudan's Sovereign Council in a statement. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan’s COVID-19 cases rise to 237

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Sudan on Sunday announced 24 new infections with COVID-19, bringing the total number of the confirmed cases in the country to 237. The death toll...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Sudan records 39 new COVID-19 cases, 213 in total

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Sudan on Saturday reported a record single-day increase of 39 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the country to 213. Meanwhile,...
aviation

Sudan extends airports closure amid coronavirus spread

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Sudan's Civil Aviation Authority on Monday decided to extend the closure of airports for domestic and international passenger flights until May 20 amid the...
A staff member sprays sanitizer on a citizen's hands in Khartoum, Sudan, April 2, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Thursday announced a new confirmed COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to eight, said Sudan's Sovereign Council in a statement. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan bans inter-city passenger travel amid coronavirus spread

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Sudan's government on Sunday decided to ban travel of passenger transport vehicles between the country's cities to stop the coronavirus spread, said Sudan's Sovereign...
A Sudanese man is seen wearing a face mask in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan’s confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 10

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Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced two new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of the cases in the country to 10. ...
education

Sudan closes schools for one month to prevent coronavirus spread

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Sudan's Council of Ministers on Saturday decided to close universities and schools for one month and ban public gatherings to prevent coronavirus spread, according...
Photo taken on March 9, 2020 shows the site of a blast in Khartoum, Sudan.Sudan's Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok has survived an assassination following a blast in capital Khartoum, state media reported on Monday. (Xinhua)

Sudan’s cabinet terms bombing incident against PM “terrorist act”

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said the failed assassination attempt against him on Monday will not stop the nation's procession of change. "I would like...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudanese political forces condemn assassination attempt on PM

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The assassination attempt on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has drawn widespread condemnation with the country's political forces rallying behind Prime Minister Hamdok. The Sudanese...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan urges Egypt and Ethiopia to resume talks on Nile dam

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Sudan on Sunday urged Egypt and Ethiopia to return to negotiations to reach a deal regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "Sudan calls on...
sanctions

Sudan’s central bank says U.S. sanctions lifted on 157 entities

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The Central Bank of Sudan said on Wednesday it had received a U.S letter announcing the end of sanctions on 157 Sudanese entities. "The Central...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudan forms mechanism to manage economic crisis

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Thursday announced formation of a mechanism to manage the country's economic crisis. The announcement came after a meeting held...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudan’s PM forms committee to investigate recent protests events

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Saturday announced formation of a committee to investigate violence events during recent protests in Khartoum. ...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Khartoum welcomes German parliament’s decision to resume ties with Sudan

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Sudan's government on Thursday welcomed the German parliament's decision to resume and expand economic and development ties with Sudan. "Sudan's government welcomes the decision by...
United Nations

Sudan and United Nations agree on presence of UN political mission

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The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday agreed on Sudan's request to provide a political mission to help Sudan's transitional government and support Sudan's institutions...

Sudan’s Sovereign Council vows to bring those committed atrocities to justice

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Whoever committed atrocities during the rule of the former Sudanese government will be brought to justice, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council, said...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Sudan agrees to send suspects with arrest warrants to ICC for trial

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Sudan agreed Tuesday to send all those criminals with arrest warrants in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for trial, Sudan's Sovereign Council...
banks

Sudan dissolves boards of central bank, other banks

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Sudan's Committee for Dismantling Ingaz (Salvation) Regime and Removing Empowerment on Thursday dissolved boards of directors of a number of banks, including the Central...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Sudan government denies knowledge of Burhan-Netanyahu meeting

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Sudan government on Thursday denied that it was informed or consulted regarding the meeting of the Chairman of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Sudan leader says meeting with Netanyahu “in Sudan’s interests”

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Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said his meeting with the Israeli prime minister was in the interests of the country. ...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

Sudan government signs peace deal with opposition groups

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Sudan's government on Sunday signed a peace agreement with two opposition groups from northern Sudan, according to the Sovereign Council in a statement. ...
oil

Former Sudanese regime elements plan to damage oil fields – Hamid Suleiman

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A senior Sudanese official on Saturday said there is a plot by elements of the former regime aiming to damage the oil fields in...