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UN Security Council Extends Abyei Force Mandate

The UN Security Council members have resolved to extend the mandate of on United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for six more months. The council, comprising 15 members, on Monday unanimously agreed to extend UNISFA’s mandate up until November 15. Oil-rich Abyei has been a centre of dispute between Sudan

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Siemens Signs Agreements With Uganda, Sudan

Siemens will work more closely with the African countries Uganda and Sudan in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and healthcare. The African states signed the corresponding Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) at the World Economic Forum 2017 in the South African city of Durban. The documents were signed in the presence

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Khartoum Warns Juba against Supporting Rebels

Sudan on Monday warned South Sudan to cease its support of rebel groups at war with Khartoum, accusing its president of meeting with rebels last week in a rare public statement from Khartoum's intelligence agency. Sudan regularly accuses its neighbour of backing insurgents in the Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan

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OPINION: The ICC Can’t Live with Africa, But it Can’t Live Without it Either

 "However, to reduce all African opposition against the ICC to the self-interest of African elites ignores the context of Africa’s response."   On the first of February, 2017, the African Union issued a resolution encouraging member states to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Whatever comes of it, the reported plan

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Sudanese Journalist Faces Death for her story on Condom Use

Al-Tayar daily newspaper reporter Shamail Alnour could face is the pressure by radical islamists and secularists on courts to charge her with apostasy for her story on condom use bears fruit. Alnour’s piece in the Al-Tayar elucidated on how the use of condoms could nip the majority muslim country‘s rising HIV/AIDs infections in

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