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Sudan voices “reservation” toward U.S. travel warning

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Sudan's Foreign Ministry on Saturday expressed "reservation" toward a U.S. warning against travelling to Sudan for its citizens. The U.S. State Department's travel warning issued...
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Report: Britain records new daily high in migrant boat crossings

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The number of migrants who illegally crossed the English Channel from France to Britain in a single day has hit a new high, a...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Sudan’s PM, U.S. state secretary discuss “terror listing” over phone

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Thursday received a telephone call from the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which they reviewed lifting...
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Sudan exports 2-ton gold to improve economy

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Sudan on Monday exported two tons of gold in a bid to provide foreign currencies for the Central Bank of Sudan and improve the...
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...
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)

Egypt agrees with Ethiopia, Sudan to prioritize reaching binding deal on filling, operating GERD

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Egypt has agreed with Ethiopia and Sudan to prioritize reaching a binding deal on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...
Pwalugu Multi Purpose Dam Project

Africa Requires Ethiopia Fill Its Dam

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July 17, 2020 Ethiopia is entering a crucial period for the future of its nation, as we approach the second half of July. Ethiopia must...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Parties in Nile dam talks to submit final reports to AU – Yasir Abbas

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Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have ended a most recent round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and agreed to submit their...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s proposal to postpone discussions on filling, operating Nile dam

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Egypt rejected on Friday an Ethiopian proposal to postpone tackling controversial points on the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia resume talks on Nile dam

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Talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile River were resumed on Friday under the African...
Sudan Potrait

International conference pledges US$1.8 billion to help crisis-stricken Sudan

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An international conference on Thursday pledged to provide around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars to Sudan to help the northeast African country battle an economic...
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UN Security Council extends mandate of Darfur mission, sets up follow-on presence

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The Security Council on Thursday announced the adoption of two separate resolutions to extend the mandate of the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operation...
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Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Host 11th GMCC Webinar in Africa on how...

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As the global fight against Covid-19 continues, the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation have been helping to bring together medical experts from around...
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 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)

Egypt sends medical aid to Sudan for fight against COVID-19

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Egypt sent on Monday four military planes loaded with medical supplies and medicines to Sudan to help the neighboring state with its battle against...
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...
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Tensions rise over disputed territory straddling Sudan, South Sudan

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Sudan's efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic are delaying the deployment of new United Nations (UN) police units in Abyei and...
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...
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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,...
Chinese Envoy Calls For Int L Support For Sudan

Chinese envoy calls for international support for Sudan

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A Chinese envoy on Friday called for an end to unilateral sanctions against Sudan as well as international support for the country in face...
Drawdown Of Un Au Mission In Darfur To Be Delayed By Months

Drawdown of UN-AU mission in Darfur to be delayed by months

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The planned drawdown of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region will be delayed by months due to COVID-19, said a...
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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 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. ...
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30 African countries report 443 COVID-19 cases as death toll reaches 10

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Some 443 total COVID-19 cases have been reported in 30 African countries as of Tuesday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
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...
President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan, Ethiopian leaders discuss regional peace, security

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Ethiopian counterpart Sahle-Work Zewde on Friday discussed the peace and security situation in Sudan, South Sudan and...
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...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold ministerial meeting on Nile dam in Washington

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The Egyptian government announced on Monday that a meeting of foreign and water ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the disputed Grand Ethiopian...
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Sudan and South Sudan ink pact to boost livestock trade

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The governments of Sudan and South Sudan on Tuesday signed an agreement to boost cross-border livestock-based livelihoods through safeguarding animal health and promoting livestock...
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...