Sudan news

  • World: Community Q&A: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team 23 Jul 2019 14:26 The Centre talked to Tyler Radford, Executive Director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), an organization dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping. We discussed HOT’s signature platform, OpenStreetMap (OSM …
  • Passport-maker De La Rue under investigation by fraud squad over suspected corruption 23 Jul 2019 14:20 Passport and banknote-maker De La Rue said today it is under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over suspected corruption.  De La Rue told the stock market this afternoon that the SFO had opened an investigation into the company and its …
  • UK's SFO probes De La Rue over 'suspected corruption' in South Sudan 23 Jul 2019 14:14 (Reuters) – The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into British banknote and passport printer De La Rue over “suspected corruption” in its business in South Sudan, sending shares to a 16-year low. “Given the early stage of these matters, …
  • Bandari yaonya Wasudani mapema 23 Jul 2019 14:08 BINGWA wa SportPesa Shield, Bandari FC inajitayarisha kwa mechi yake ya Caf Confederation Cup dhidi ya timu ya Al-Hilal ya Sudan itakayochezwa kati ya Agosti 8-10.... read more... Published By: Mwana Spoti - Today Toa Maoni yako hapa - Add your comment   …
  • Rising opposition to deal with the Sudanese army 23 Jul 2019 13:56 Protesters in Sudan last week (Pic: Sudanese Professionals Association) There is increasing rejection of a rotten deal signed by some opposition leaders with the ­murderous Sudanese military. Last week a coalition of parties, the National Consensus Forces …
  • De La Rue shares tumble as currency printer reveals South Sudan corruption probe 23 Jul 2019 13:55 Shares of U.K.-listed currency printer De La Rue DLAR, -10.91% dropped 12% in London trade as the company said the UK Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into suspected corruption in the conduct of business in South Sudan. De La Rue says it …
  • South Sudan journalists' union says two members detained 23 Jul 2019 13:50 NAIROBI (Reuters) - South Sudan’s journalists’ union said on Tuesday that security agents had detained two of its members in the past two weeks. It said agents had detained Michael Christopher, the editor in chief of Arabic language daily newspaper Al …
  • Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied all the odds 23 Jul 2019 13:48 When I first said that I was going to write a book about the history of democracy in Africa, quite a few people responded with a joke. That will be one of the world's shortest books, up there with the compendium of great English cooking, they would say …
  • S. Sudan's Kiir bans singing of anthem in his absence 23 Jul 2019 13:27 By AFP More by this Author South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has banned anyone from singing the national anthem unless he is present, a minister said Monday. Information Minister Michael Makuei told AFP that different leaders and institutions were …
  • Seattle City Council races have drawn crowd. That’s not the case for King County Council seats on the primary ballot 23 Jul 2019 13:20 Problems with homelessness, housing affordability and transportation plaguing the Seattle region drew a record 55 candidates to run for seven seats on the Seattle City Council. The same problems drew only 10 candidates for the four seats on the …
  • South Sudan's Kiir bans singing of anthem in his absence 23 Jul 2019 12:34 South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has banned anyone from singing the national anthem unless he is present, according to a government minister. Information Minister Michael Makuei told AFP news on Monday that different leaders and institutions were …
  • Sudan: Vaccination campaign to eradicate measles in Khartoum state 23 Jul 2019 12:02 The Ministry of Health of Khartoum state reports that 142 children have suffered from measles in the state. The announcement of cases of measles in the capital coincides with the start of the campaign to escalate the eradication of measles, polio, and …
  • Qatar highlights role of youth in global... 23 Jul 2019 11:37 Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) which focuses on quality education, skill set and knowledge development among underprivileged youth and communities across Asia, recently took part in the UN Economic and Social …
  • Kenya’s maritime trade ranking at five-year low on Mombasa port woes 23 Jul 2019 11:34 Kenya’s maritime trade connectivity has worsened to a five-year low, a newly published global scorecard showed, pointing to the logistical challenges experienced at the port of Mombasa. A liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) for 2019 by the United …
  • Orca Gold Reports on Sudan Developments and Provides Corporate Update 23 Jul 2019 11:18 VANCOUVER, Jul 23, 2019 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Orca Gold Inc. (TSX-V: ORG) ("Orca" or the "Company") is pleased to report that an agreement has been reached in the Republic of Sudan ("the Sudan") on the establishment …
  • Sudan: Sudan: Population Dashboard - Refugees from South Sudan (as of 15 July 2019) 23 Jul 2019 11:10
  • The Precipitous Barbarisation of Our Times 23 Jul 2019 11:04 Civil Society, Crime & Justice, Democracy, Education, Featured, Global, Globalisation, Headlines, Human Rights, Inequity, Migration & Refugees, TerraViva United Nations Opinion ROME, Jul 23 2019 (IPS) - When all is said and done, it appears that …
  • Treaty Violators Make Mockery of Refugee Convention 23 Jul 2019 10:18 Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Migration & Refugees, TerraViva United Nations UNITED NATIONS, Jul 23 2019 (IPS) - With the rise of rightwing nationalism, primarily in the Western world, an increasingly large number of …
  • Transgender Immigrant Pic ‘Lingua Franca,’ Thriller... 23 Jul 2019 10:07 Photo: Courtesy Venice Days Photo: Courtesy Venice Days Photo: Courtesy Venice Days Transgender Immigrant Pic ‘Lingua Franca,’ Thriller ‘Only Beasts’ to Bow at Venice Days New York-based Filipina filmmaker Isabel Sandoval’s “Lingua Franca,” about a …
  • S. Sudan Okays $25m for new stadium construction 23 Jul 2019 10:01 July 22, 2019 (JUBA) - The government of South Sudan has approved $25 million for the construction of a new stadium in the capital, Juba. Michael Makuei Lueth (File photo) Addressing reporters on Friday, information minister, Michael Makuei said the …
  • S. Sudanese activist criticizes presidential ban on anthem use 23 Jul 2019 10:01 July 22, 2019 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese activists has expressed concerns over President Salva Kiir’s recent directive on banning the singing of the national anthem at any public event in his absence. South Sudanese civil society activist Edmund Yakani (The …
  • S. Sudan accuses Uganda of harbouring rebels in refugee camps 23 Jul 2019 10:01 July 22, 2019 (MAGWI) – South Sudanese authorities on Friday last week accused neighbouring Uganda of allegedly harbouring suspected rebels in the refugee camps located within the country. President Museveni welcomes President Kiir at the State House in …
  • Two opposition parties reject calls for quotas to Sudan's armed groups 23 Jul 2019 10:01 July 22, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The National Umma Party (NUP) and Sudanese Congress Party (SCoP) voiced their support for a technocrat government during the transitional period saying no room for the allocation of ministerial positions to the opposition l …
  • State of health: Understaffing, drug stockouts cripple services in districts 23 Jul 2019 09:49 By Monitor ReportersWhen Mr Robert Wanyoro, 66, suddenly fell ill and was rushed by relatives to Buginyanya Health Centre III in Bulambuli District, he was diagnosed with a heart failure that needed oxygen therapy. But to the relatives’ surprise, the …
  • World: QRCS Launches QR 6 million Adhahi Project for 184,000 Beneficiaries [EN/AR] 23 Jul 2019 09:29 July 23rd, 2019 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has announced the launch of an Adhahi Project for the year 1440 A.H., with the aim of facilitating the observation of Islamic Udhiya sacrifice ritual. The theme of the project is ‘Udhiya Is the True …