Sudan Deploys Troops to Eritrea Border Amid Tension With Egypt
[East African] Sudan has deployed more forces on its border with Eritrea amid rising tension in the Red Sea region.
SDFG - 'Sudan Mismanagement Cause of Economic Crisis'
[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -The annual budget that Khartoum has prepared for 2018 shows the magnitude of the government mismanagement that led to the economic crisis experienced by the Sudanese people, and the popular discontent deepens the political instability in Sudan, according to a Sudanese think-thank.
Ethiopia Boosting Economic Relations With Neighbors
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia's economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Apart from the nearby economic relations, many Asian and some European countries are targets to promote cross-border trade relations.
Ramaphosa Outlines Plans for Radical Change - With Assurances
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The African National Congress's new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, sketched out a path for the party's future on Saturday which carefully balanced demands for radical change to address South Africa's deeply-rooted inequalities with assurances to investors, business people, farmers and minorities feeling threatened by the change.
Presidency of the Republic Celebrates Distinction Day
[SNA] Khartoum -The Engineering Affairs General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic celebrated in the Republican Palace Sunday the Distinction Day in presence of Minister of Presidency of the Republic, Dr Fadul Abdalla Fadul and Undersecretary of Presidency of the Republic, Tareq Haj Ali.
Khartoum Accuses Eritrea of Threats
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kassala -Khartoum has officially announced its preparation for "security threats" from its neighbour Eritrea after military movements in the area adjacent to Sudan's Kassala state. The border remains closed.
Soldier Kills Students in Kordofan University
[Radio Dabanga] Delling -A member of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) shot and killed two people at the Delling University in South Kordofan and immediately committed suicide yesterday. Fellow students started protesting at the morgue and police station.
Students Face Tear Gas in Anti-Price Hike Protests
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In the latest wave of protests against the rise of prices in Sudan that took place in universities in Khartoum, riot police used tear gas against students. Studies at one of the universities were disrupted for a day.
Darfur Military Intelligence Continues Detention Campaign in Nierteti
[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -During the past two weeks, the Military Intelligence unit in Nierteti, Central Darfur, detained 25 people. A reason was not provided.
Pound Plummets, Sudan Parties Call for Protests
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The rate of the Pound against the Dollar has continued to plummet, reaching SDG 29.5 on Monday, amid the surge of the prices of basic goods all over Sudan. Opposition parties have started to rally up people for peaceful demonstrations.
Violent Central Darfur Weapons Search Continues
[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Searches for weapons have continued in the Central Darfur town of Nierteti, where sources reported that soldiers beat fourteen people during a raid. Two sheikhs have been arrested.
International Media Watchdog Decries Sudan's Press Restrictions
[Radio Dabanga] Washington -Reporters Without Borders condemned the confiscation of the print-runs of eight Sudanese newspapers in the past two days because of their coverage of the big increase in the price of bread and the resulting social unrest.
Explosion Kills Boy in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -An unidentified eleven-year-old boy was killed in an explosion of an unknown object near El Mawashi market in North Darfur on Wednesday.
Red Cross Aid Returns to Darfur, Starts in South Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Red Cross will increase its field assistance in the Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where it was suspended from by the Sudanese government for years.
Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang?
[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.
Fires Destroy Dozens of Houses in Darfur Towns
[Radio Dabanga] Kutum / Azum -Fires have destroyed dozens of houses in Kutum and Azum localities this week, affecting villagers and people who recently returned from camps for displaced.
Sudanese Authorities Seize Critical Papers After Reports On Rising Food Prices
[CPJ] New York -Sudanese authorities should stop seizing critical newspapers and allow journalists to report freely on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
President Al-Bashir to Inaugurate Development Projects in Blue Nile State
[SNA] Damazin -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will inaugurate in the outset of his visit to the Blue Nile State a number of services' project, top of them Al-Serio electricity station, Khor Tamad bridge which links between Gissan Locality and Kore, a number of health centers, the children emergency Section in Rossaires Hospital and Damazin Health Complex and other services' projects.
Shoukry - Egypt Did Not Ask Ethiopia to Exclude Sudan From Negotiations On Renaissance Dam
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed that Egypt did not ask Ethiopia to exclude Sudan from negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
Woman Leaders in Blue Nile Commend Extension of Ceasefire
[SNA] Damazin -Woman leaders in Blue Nile State lauded President of the Republic's decree extending ceasefire.