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Interpol Rescues 85 Child Slaves From Sudan's Streets and Gold Mines

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Police found some children as young as ten handling dangerous chemicals in open-air gold mines while others were forced to beg (AllAfrica)

African Artists Wow Another Continent Down Under

[The Conversation Africa] In recent years, increasing numbers of people have moved from all parts of Africa to Australia. The largest numbers have come from South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sierra Leone. (AllAfrica)

Sisters Raped On Farm Near North Darfur Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Zamzam -Three men have raped two displaced girls on a farm in El Fasher locality on Wednesday, and raped them for more than three hours. (AllAfrica)

Landslide Kills 20 in South Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Kass -Twenty people died, at least 50 others were injured, and six went missing in Togoli village in South Darfur's Kass locality in a landslide following heavy rainfall. (AllAfrica)

New, Reduced Cabinet to Be Announced Within a Day

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -President Omar Al Bashir is expected to soon announce a new cabinet, including a reduction of the number of ministries. (AllAfrica)

UN Official Calls for Collective Efforts to Ensure Safe Return of Darfur Displaced

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -After a visit to Darfur, Gwi-Yeop Son, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan emphasised the need to mobilise collective efforts by both the government and the international community to ensure the voluntary and safe resettlement of the more than three million Darfur displaced and refugees. (AllAfrica)

More Than 100 Migrants Die Off Libya Coast - Aid Group

[VOA] More than 100 migrants in two rubber boats died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya in early September, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (AllAfrica)

Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring

[VOA] Police in Sudan's capital have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking, 85 of them minors. (AllAfrica)

'Cease-Fire Appears to Be Holding'

[VOA] The International Committee of the Red Cross reports some positive signs indicate South Sudan's recent peace agreement is holding and may lead to a sustainable end to years of conflict. (AllAfrica)

Scores of Minors Rescued From Trafficking Operation

[Deutsche Welle] With the help of Interpol, 200 Sudanese officers have dismantled an operation that forced 85 minors into intensive labor. Interpol officials said the number of nationalities involved shows its a "transnational problem." (AllAfrica)

President Omar Al-Bashir Dissolves Government

[Deutsche Welle] President Omar al-Bashir has fired all 31 government ministers as he seeks a new, smaller cabinet amidst economic crisis. Inflation has reached an astronomical 65 percent. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Social Media Activist Harassed in Egypt

[Radio Dabanga] Cairo -A Sudanese activist living in Cairo has been harassed by the Egyptian security service in an attempt to make him stop his writings on social media that are considered hostile to the government of President Omar Al Bashir. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Militia Prevents Smuggling of 154 Men to Libya

[Radio Dabanga] El Malha / Khartoum -The Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan's main militia, have thwarted the smuggling of 154 young men from North Darfur to Libya last week. (AllAfrica)

Artist Jamaan's Aesthetic Intellectual Black and White World

[SudaNow] Painter, Professor, Hussein Jamaan (born in the eastern city of Kassala in 1942) has contributed lofty and distinct innovations to the Sudanese painting. Besides, he is a poet and story writer. He had launched over 60 expos around the world since 1966. He has collected several international awards, including the Kuwaiti Golden Sail Award and the grand prize of the Japanese Noma Concours (prize) for Picture Book Illustrations in 1998. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Appreciates Support From China - Official

[Focac] "We are not surprised by the economic support from China during the meeting of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on the sidelines of the 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing," Aboud Jabir Saeed, secretary-general of the National Unity Government in Sudan, said in an interview with Xinhua on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Vital Sudan Crops Damaged By 'Deficient Pesticides'

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -More than 50 farmers in Sudan's El Gedaref state have filed a criminal complaint for damage to vital crops by aerial pesticide spraying operations. (AllAfrica)

Newspaper Headline Helps Woman Retrieve Lost Huge Cash

[SudaNow] Office employee Hanan Mohammad Abdelrahman had never thought it possible to lose a huge sum of money sent to her from her cousin working abroad to help his family buy a home. (AllAfrica)

Chinese African Safari

[SudaNow] In eighteen years since the first Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) gathered in Beijing bringing the Chinese and African leadership together a lot has been achieved and a new reality is putting its mark on the world stage. The record speaks for itself. From a marginal player in the continent and a modest volume of trade of little over $10 billion, last year that volume exceeded $170 billion and the figure showed a 14 times increase over the previous year, a significant indicator of how fast and de (AllAfrica)

Xi Meets Sudanese President

[Focac] Xi highly appreciated Al-Bashir's deep friendship with China and his important contributions to advancing China-Sudan relations. (AllAfrica)

How Did the New Media Influence the Sudanese Intellectual and Cultural Productions?

[SudaNow] today's world. Every hour brings huge new information that politically, economically and culturally affects the people's present and future. By the end of the era in which creative products targeting the public domain were censored, the recipient has become, instead, an effective producer of his own media and cultural items. (AllAfrica)

Three Sudan Newspaper Print Runs Seized

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Friday, the security apparatus confiscated the print runs of El Jareeda, El Tayyar, and El Rai El Aam newspapers from the press without explanation. These confiscations were permanent instead of a temporary delay in distribution. (AllAfrica)

Our Experiences As Scholars in Sudan - Nigerian Lecturers

[Daily Trust] Last month, an inspection team from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) embarked on a four-day visit to Nigerian lecturers who are on postgraduate studies in Sudan. Despite few challenges, the scholars are relishing their experiences. Daily Trust on Sunday reports. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Human Rights Hero Amin Mekki Madani Passes Away

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Dr Amin Mekki Madani, a prominent Sudanese human rights defender and head of the Sudan Civil Society Initiative, passed away today. (AllAfrica)

Small Farmers Hard Hit By Fuel Crisis in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -A number of farmers in Sudan have reported the continuation of diesel crisis and pointed out that only half of their quota has been received, while a large number of small farmers have not received their quota at all. (AllAfrica)

Unamid Calls for Improved Access to Conflict-Affected Parts of East Jebel Marra

[Unamid] UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR), Jeremiah Mamabolo, has concluded a two-day visit to South Darfur, during which he met leaders at the state and local levels and discussed access challenges affecting the Mission's operations in parts of East Jebel Marra. (AllAfrica)

Uap Half Year Profit Down 61pc On S. Sudan Woes, Retrenchment Costs

[Capital FM] Kenya -UAP has announced a Sh190 million profit for the first six months of 2018, a 61 percent decline compared to Sh496 million in the first half of 2017. (AllAfrica)

Weak Sudanese Pound Strains Labour to Clear El Gedaref's Agricultural Crops

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The farmers in Sudan's El Gedaref state have complained about a lack of manpower to clear their agricultural crops. (AllAfrica)

Eid El Adha Starts Without Lamb or Gifts for Sudanese

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -People in Sudan are unable to buy gifts or lambs for their children and families for Eid El Adha, the festival of sacrifice that starts this evening. Prices for food and consumer goods have doubled or tripled during the current economic hardship. (AllAfrica)

Four Rebels Died in Prisons of War - SLM-TC

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudan Liberation Movement Transitional-Council (SLM-TC) claimed that four of its fighters captured by government forces have died in prisons of war in a press statement on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Central Bank Orders to Close Government Accounts

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In a move applauded by economists, the Central Bank of Sudan issued a directive to commercial banks to close accounts of government bodies and institutions and transfer their balances. They said this would intercept money kept outside Sudan's banking system. (AllAfrica)

UN Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur 'Motivated to Redouble Efforts' As UNAMID Prepares for Exit

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (Unamid) Jeremiah Mamabolo has affirmed that as his mission prepared to exit Darfur, it is "motivated to redouble our efforts ensuring that the people of Darfur are on a firm path to lasting peace and stability". (AllAfrica)