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AfDB Mission to Sudan Next Week

[SNA] Khartoum -The Consultative Mission of the African Development Bank's (AfDB) Executive Directors is due to pay a visit to the country next week during 11-15 of the current February, where it starts holding of meeting next Monday at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. (AllAfrica)

Al-Basher - the State Determined to Block the Way Before Traitors and Crises Promoters.

[SNA] Port Sudan -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir said that the state is determined to block the road before traitors, traders and promoters of crises among the Sudanese people. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese and Egyptian Foreign Ministers and Security Chiefs Issue Joint Statement

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Egypt on Thursday underlined the strength and eternity of the relations between the two countries and the unity of the fate of the two nations, their desire to boost brotherly relation and to maximize the areas of cooperation. (AllAfrica)

Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Meets Saudi-Emirati-Sudanese Investment Delegation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdul-Basset Badawi Al-Senoussi received at his office Thursday a Saudi-Emirati-Sudanese investment delegation, headed by His Royal Highness Prince Mansour bin Na´f bin Faisal bin Saud bin Abdul-Aziz and Advisor Abdullah Al-Breiki of Emirate Ersal Exchange Office, one of the Dubai Remittance Group and Magdi Hassan. (AllAfrica)

FVP Briefed On Outcomes of Meetings of the Nile Valley Authority

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh, briefed, Thursday, on the outcomes of the meetings of the Board of Directors of the Nile Valley Authority which held, recently, in Khartoum. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Approves Strategic Plan for Oil and Gas Sector

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers chaired by the First Vice-President, National Prime Minister approved, Thursday, the Strategic Plan for Oil and Gas which presented by The Minister of Oil and Gas, Abdul Rahman Osman. (AllAfrica)

FVP Receives Message From Central Africa Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh received, Thursday, a message from his Central Africa Republic Counterpart dealing with development of bilateral relations and means for developing them further, for the interest of the people of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Khartoum State Launches Vectors and Mosquitos Spraying Campaign

[SNA] Khartoum -THE MINISTER FOR health, professor Mamoon Humaida, on Thursday launched the greater Khartoum anti mosquitos and vectors spraying which continues for two weeks, under the theme of "Khartoum clear of mosquitos and vectors". (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Approves Voluntary Repatriation Agreements

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers in its regular meeting Thursday approved two agreements on the repatriation of Sudanese and Chadian refugees, as presented by the state minister at the Ministry of Interior, Babikir Osman Digna. (AllAfrica)

President Al-Bashir Launches Zakat Chamber's Major Mobilization in Port Sudan

[SNA] Port Sudan -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir launched Thursday the Zakat Chamber's major mobilization in social support at cots of SDG520 m. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir Says Armed Forces Will Be Developed to Be Force Deterring All Those Target the Nation and Its Capabilities

[SNA] Port Sudan -The President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces , Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir revealed that a program was set with Russia to develop the Armed Forces to deter all those target the nation and its capabilities. (AllAfrica)

Mahmoud Briefed On Overall Situations in East Darfur

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress Party (NCP), Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid was informed on overall situations and NCP political performance in East Darfur State. (AllAfrica)

Flour, Fuel Shortages Force Sudan's Bakeries to Close

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The national flour shortage has forced bakeries to shut-down in cities and states across Sudan. Consumers are experiencing a severe bread crisis amounting to the closure of bakeries in Kadugli, El Damazin, and Port Sudan. Other cities are experiencing continuous crises in flour, cooking gas, and fuel including Kutum and Sennar. (AllAfrica)

Students Protest in North Kordofan, Khartoum March Foiled By Security

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Khartoum -El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan, witnessed a peaceful demonstration yesterday carried out by university students against the rise of prices. A peaceful march scheduled in Khartoum was suppressed by a heavy security presence. (AllAfrica)

'Disastrous Consequences' Predicted As Central Bank of Sudan Bans Imports

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS) has banned any import operations by banks without obtaining its prior approval. (AllAfrica)

Journalists Network Condemns Arrests, Detentions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Journalists Network has issued a harsh statement condemning the ongoing arrest and detention of reporters, and the targeting of the press. (AllAfrica)

Trial of Singa Protesters Begins in Sudan's Blue Nile State

[Radio Dabanga] Singa -The court hearing of nine people arrested during protests in Singa in Blue Nile state last week began in the town's courtroom yesterday. The courthouse was overcrowded and there were tight security and police measures and vehicles presence in the courtyard. (AllAfrica)

Concern for Human Rights Lawyer Detained By Sudan Security

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -Observers have expressed concern about human rights lawyer Hanan Hasan, who has been in the custody of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) without being yet released. (AllAfrica)

Queues Across Sudan As Prices Soar and Stocks Dwindle

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Long queues have been reported at shops for basic goods in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur, in the wake of an unprecedented rise in the prices of consumer goods and a shortage of fuel and flour. (AllAfrica)

New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quincea˝era , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) -- will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018. (AllAfrica)

Preparations Completed for Launching Al-Tayeb Salih Award's 8th Session

[SudaNow] The Council of Trustees of the Al-Tayeb Salih Award For Creative Writing has announced anthropology Professor Sayyed Hamd Heraiz Culture Personality of the year, disclosed Council Chairman Prof. Ali Mohammad Shommu. (AllAfrica)

Detained Darfur Bar Assoc. Head's Wife Demands Visiting Rights

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -The wife of the detained lawyer Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, co-vice-president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and the chairman of the Darfur Bar Association, has demanded the security authorities reveal her husband's place of detention and allow her to visit him. (AllAfrica)

Human Trafficking - U.S. Envoy Urges Sudan to Assume Its Responsibilities

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A US State Department official visiting Khartoum has called on Sudan to continue its efforts to combat human trafficking despite Sudan's presence one the US list of non-cooperative countries in fighting this crime. (AllAfrica)

Auditor-General - 15 Govt. Companies 'Manipulated 2016 Accounts'

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A report by Sudan's Auditor-General has revealed 'the manipulation of revenue surpluses, profits, and investment returns' in the final account of government companies and agencies for the year 2016. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur Restaurateur 'Tortured to Death' After Wife Beaten By Militiamen

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Amer -A North Darfur restaurant owner has allegedly been 'tortured to death' by paramilitaries of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) after his wife was beaten until she miscarried. (AllAfrica)

Sudan's Revolutionary Front - Momentum, Concepts, and Motives Behind Signing AUHIP Road Map Have Now Changed

[Radio Dabanga] Addis Ababa -Sudan's Revolutionary Front has said that the momentum, concepts, and motives behind the signing of the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) road map with the government in Addis Ababa in 2017 have now changed. (AllAfrica)

Assistant of President Discusses With UK Ambassador Relations Between Sudan and Britain

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi discussed with British Ambassador to Sudan, Michel Aron , progress of relations between Sudan and Britain. (AllAfrica)

Ghandour and Atta to Visit Egypt Wednesday

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour and Director-General of the National Intelligence and Security Service(NISS), Lt Gen. Mohamed Atta will start Wednesday a two -day official visit to Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Mahmoud - Government Is Keen to Reach Peace Agreement With SPLM-N Via Negotiations

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of President of the Republic and Head of Government delegation for negotiations on the Two Areas , Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud has underscored the Government keenness to reach peace deal with SPLM-N through negotiations for achievibng lasting peace in the country. (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic Arrived Red Sea State

[SNA] Port Sudan -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir arrived in the Red Sea State on a two-day visit to take part in closing sessions of the 11 Tourism and Shopping Festival and inaugurate a number of service projects in the State. (AllAfrica)

Lawyers - Women Arbitrarily Flogged for 'Indecent Dress' in North Darfur Capital

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Lawyers in the North Darfur capital El Fasher have denounced a campaign by the military police forces in charge of the protection of El Fasher of arbitrarily extra-judiciary flogging of women and girls in the markets and the public streets on charges of wearing indecent clothing. (AllAfrica)