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2017-03-29 Egypt Snubs Nile Sharing Agreement, Asks for More Time
[Monitor] Entebbe -Egyptian authorities on Monday, yet again, requested for more time to "consult widely" on the terms and implications of the contentious clauses in the new cooperative framework that seeks to refine sharing of the River Nile. The request was resultantly granted by the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) meeting chaired by Water and Environment minister Sam Cheptoris at Protea Hotel, following hours of protracted haggling that went on into the night.

2017-03-29 'Government Racket Behind Deadly South Kordofan Attack' - SPLM-N
[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -Government forces were behind an attack during which seven herders were killed and robbed of their cattle in South Kordofan last month, according to investigations by the opposition Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N).

2017-03-29 Sudan-Chad Forces Move in As Abducted Frenchman Sighted in West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] West Darfur -A French national kidnapped by Sudanese militiamen from Goz Beida, south of Abeche in Chad last week has been sighted in West Darfur. A joint Sudanese-Chadian force has surrounded the area.

2017-03-29 Darfuri Students Arrested At Khartoum Fees Sit-in
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Five Darfuri students at El Zaim El Azhari University in Khartoum North were arrested on Sunday and Tuesday following a sit-in to demand exception from tuition fees.

2017-03-29 Environmental Activist Summoned By South Kordofan Security
[Radio Dabanga] South Kordofan -The National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) summoned environmental activist Ibrahim Naima to its offices in Abu Jubeiha in South Kordofan on Tuesday morning.

2017-03-29 Mourners Robbed in North Darfur Hijack
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -On Monday, militiamen hijacked a vehicle in North Darfur and robbed the passengers of their valuables and money.

2017-03-29 ♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦
[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan

2017-03-28 SSMO Destroys 4.5 Tons of Banned Egyptian Orange Shipment
[SNA] Dongola -The Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization SSMO on Sunday destroyed over 4.5 tons of disbanded Egyptian orange shipment that have been sized while on their way to the country last week.

2017-03-28 Joint Communique At the End of the Visit By the President of Burkina Faso
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Burkina Faso on Monday issued a joint communique at the end of the two day state visit to the Sudan by the Preside of Burkina Faso, Rouch Mark Christian Kaboure, in which he held a round of talks with the President of the Republic Omar Bashir and a number of senior government officials in Khartoum, 26-27 of March 2017.

2017-03-27 HRW to Jordan - Bar Entry or Arrest Sudan's Al-Bashir
[Radio Dabanga] Amman -Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today that Jordan should deny entry to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir or arrest him if he enters the country. Al-Bashir has been invited to visit Jordan on March 29, 2017, to attend the 28th summit of the Arab League, news reports say.

2017-03-27 Eyes On Khartoum
[SudaNow] Little over a week has passed since it was confirmed that Abdel Aziz Al-Hilu, SPLA-N leader has tendered his resignation, but information are scarce and sketchy so far on what is going actually on in the field.

2017-03-26 HRW Urges Jordan to Arrest or Deny Entry to Sudan's Bashir
[Deutsche Welle] Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for war crimes, will reportedly attend a summit in Jordan. Human Rights Watch has urged Jordan to arrest him or deny him entry.

2017-03-27 Chadian Forces Killed in Central Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Um Dukhun / Abeche -Sudanese militants attacked a Chadian commissioner and killed two of his bodyguards in Sudanese territory on Friday, following the disarmament of Chadian forces. A French national has been kidnapped in Chad and reportedly taken to Sudan.

2017-03-27 East Darfur - Sixteen Killed in Militia-Army Clash
[Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein / Nyala -Seventeen people were killed in two separate clashes involving soldiers and militiamen near Ed Daein in East Darfur on Friday and Saturday. Security authorities reported to have defused tensions from further escalating.

2017-03-27 SPLM-N Leaders Pay Visit to Contain Tension in South Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] Nuba Mountains -The leaders of the rebel SPLM-N paid a visit to their forces in the Nuba Mountains to show confidence in the movement in spite of what seem internal struggles for self-determination.

2017-03-27 Development of Trade Relations Between Sudan and Ethiopia Discussed
[SNA] Port Sudan -Wali (governor) of Red Sea State, Ali Ahmed Hamid discussed with Ethiopian delegation, which is currently visiting the State, mechanisms of development of commercial relations between Sudan and Ethiopia and use of Sudanese sea ports by Ethiopia in transporting its people performing Umrah and pilgrims.

2017-03-27 IGAD Agree On Committee to Verify Juba Expulsion to Sudanese Armed Movements
[SNA] Nairobi -The presidents of the IGAD member states agreed, at a closed-door meeting in Nairobi, that it is important for South Sudan State to expel the Sudanese rebel movements and decided formation of a fact-finding committee to verify and follow up this issue.

2017-03-27 Representative of Presidency Affirms Sudan's Openness to Africa and Arab World
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Investment and Representative of Presidency of the Republic and he National Congress, Modathir Abdul-Ghani has underlined Sudan's openness to Africa and Arab World,

2017-03-27 Foreign Minister President Bashir Leads Sudan Delegation to Jordan's Arab Summit
[SNA] Khartoum -the Minister for foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, on Sunday said President Omar Bashir will lead the Sudan delegation to the Jordan Arab summit conference which he said comes at a critical time in the life of the Arab Nation.

2017-03-27 Bashir Reaffirms Sudan Keenness to Cement Relations With Burkina Faso
[SNA] Khartoum -President Omar Bashir on Sunday reaffirmed Sudan's keenness to strengthen its relations with Burkina Faso in a way that would achieve the interests of the peoples of the two countries.

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