Sudan news

  • Wayback Burgers Launches Newest Location in Canada 21 May 2019 01:54 Burger Lovers in Manitoba are in for a Treat as Mike Brown OpensAmerica’s Favorite Hometown Burger Joint in Winnipeg. CHESHIRE, Conn. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 Wayback Burgers, America’s Favorite Hometown Burger Joint and one of the world’s fastest-growing …
  • Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day 21 May 2019 01:40
  • Sudan army rulers hold talks with protesters 21 May 2019 01:34 Sudan’s army rulers and protest leaders remained locked in talks early yesterday to finalise a new governing body that would replace the generals who took power after ousting longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir last month. The resumption of talks comes …
  • The 25 Best Movies to See at SIFF This Week: May 20-26, 2019 21 May 2019 00:40 We're in the middle of SIFF, the Seattle International Film Festival, one of the very best events Seattle has to offer! As always, true movie-lovers will be tempted to cancel all other plans to consume as much delicious cinema as possible, as well as …
  • Sudan general says new ruling body expected finalised in 'short time' 21 May 2019 00:30 Sudan's military rulers and protesters were expected to finalise the make-up of a new ruling body in a "short time," a top general said Monday, after negotiations deadlocked over who should lead it -- civilian or soldier. The two sides …
  • South Sudan president: I was ‘almost trembling’ as Pope Francis begged me to make peace 21 May 2019 00:06 Juba, South Sudan, May 20, 2019 / 04:32 pm (CNA).- In an unprecedented gesture last month, Pope Francis kissed the feet of several South Sudanese leaders, who were visiting the Vatican for a retreat, in a plea for peace in the country. South Sudanese …
  • Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day 20 May 2019 23:57 KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Talks between Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country’s political transition, the council said early …
  • AU's Faki is advised on Sudan by official close to al-Bashir: letter 20 May 2019 23:40 May 20, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki is allegedly advised on Sudan by his Social Affairs Commissioner Amira Elfadil who is a Sudanese female close to the former ousted President Omer al-Bashir. Amira Elfadil …
  • Editorial: The value and the danger of “Climate Change Adaptation” programs 20 May 2019 23:19 Readers may well wonder about the “danger” mentioned in this headline.  The value of climate change adaptation is obvious to the well-informed: it will help willing residents and their communities better survive the extremes that climate change is bringing …
  • It is now time for everyone to invest in Africa as main driver of global growth: Ezz Al-Arab 20 May 2019 23:15 Chairperson of the Commercial International Bank (CIB), Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, Egypt’s largest private sector bank, said it was now time for everyone to invest in the continent, as the main driver of global growth, stressing the importance of developing …
  • A legacy of lunacy haunts Kenya’s old railway. Will China’s $3.6B line be different? 20 May 2019 22:22 In 1903, British colonial administrator Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot made a bold statement: “It is not uncommon for a country to create a railway, but it is uncommon for a railway to create a country.” The country was Kenya. The railway became known …
  • Make intra-African migration a safe, orderly, productive process 20 May 2019 22:13 By FOLASHADE SOULE More by this Author By CAMILLA TOULMIN More by this Author In recent years, images of young Africans attempting to reach Europe, sometimes through the most daring and desperate routes, have become a fixture on global and national news …
  • Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border 20 May 2019 22:09 NEWS ANALYSIS Tensions are escalating in northern Chad’s Tibesti region, on the country’s border with Libya and Niger. An influx of outsiders attracted by gold, the region’s increasing militarisation and Tibesti’s predominantly ethnic Teda population’s …
  • Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring 20 May 2019 21:44 This is an excerpt from Regional Security in the Middle East: Sectors, Variables and Issues. Get your free copy here. In December 2010, a young man named Mohamed Bouazizi was ticketed for selling fresh produce in the town of Sidi Bouzid. Unemployed and …
  • World: 5 ways female genital mutilation undermines the health of women and girls 20 May 2019 21:39 UNITED NATIONS, New York – “I have met many women who have suffered tremendously during labour,” said Dr. Kenza Aden, a general practitioner in Djibouti. This is because most of her patients – like about 78 per cent of girls and women aged 15-49 in …
  • DRC Ebola cases top 1,800 amid burial team attacks 20 May 2019 21:29 Blowing past the 1,800 case mark, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 39 cases over the weekend as well as a pair of assaults on burial teams, along with 10 new infections today, according to the latest official reports, raising the …
  • People's power in power games - The Nation Newspaper 20 May 2019 21:27 When properly channeled, there is a potentially compelling power in the civilian population of every humanistic – as opposed to martial – society that could dictate the direction of its nationhood. Even martial societies have their tipping points, a red …
  • Kiir appeals to IDPs in PoC sites to return home 20 May 2019 21:01 Author: Daniel Danis | Published: 8 hours ago President Salva Kiir addressing the nation in Juba, May 2019 President Salva Kiir is appealing to people living in the UN Protection of Civilian sites to return to their homes in order to restart their lives. …
  • Heavy rains in Juba leaves many homeless 20 May 2019 21:01 Author: Emmanuel J Akile | Published: 8 hours ago Residents of Munuki residential area in Juba have been affected by the heavy downpour on May 20, 2019. Water is unable to flow due to poor drainage system. PHOTO: Mel Lydia/Resident Several families in …
  • Upper Nile regional conference opens in Juba due to lack of facilities 20 May 2019 21:01 Author: Emmanuel J Akile | Published: 8 hours ago opening session of the Greater Upper Nile Regional Dialogue Conference in Juba on Monday 20, 2019. PHOTO: Embassy of Japan in South Sudan The National Dialogue steering committee has spent a “fortunate” …
  • Kiir dismisses & appoints 4 new governors 20 May 2019 21:01 Author: Daniel Danis | Published: 1 min ago 32 States of South Sudan, including contested areas with Sudan. President Salva Kiir has sacked four governors in parts of Upper Nile and Bahr el Ghazal states. Kiir terminated the mandate and services of the …
  • Cal men’s basketball adds shooting guard to class of 2019 20 May 2019 20:57 Cal men’s basketball has continued to accumulate talent this offseason, earning a commitment from Greek guard Dimitrios Klonaras. “Excited to be part of the University of California Berkeley. Looking forward to learning from @coachmarkfox and being part of …
  • Sudanese-American graduates with 6 siblings in attendance 20 May 2019 20:45 STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) - Six siblings gathered in Storm Lake this weekend to watch their youngest brother graduate from high school, decades after their parents emigrated from war-torn Sudan to the United States. Cham Deng received his diploma Sunday from …
  • Cambodia: Giving back to UN peacekeeping 20 May 2019 19:54 He is inspecting a water purification plant within the Cambodian quarters where his troops process potable water for their daily use. “Every day in our water treatment plant, we produce about 10,000 litres of clean, drinking water,” says Colonel Vongvannak …
  • Mozambique: WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 20: 13 - 19 May 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 19 May 2019 20 May 2019 19:25 This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 71 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, …