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Sudan President Sacks Foreign Minister Ghandou

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir fired his foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour following his criticism on the financial situation of the country's diplomatic corps on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Police Raid Hostage Sites, Refugees in Custody

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Police in eastern Sudan have raided places where 25 illegal immigrants, most of them from Eritrea, were being held hostage by a human trafficking gang. The immigrants have been taken into custody. (AllAfrica)

Darfur Rebels Claim Deadly Attack On Sudanese Army

[Radio Dabanga] Torong Tura -The rebel forces led by Abdelwahid El Nur claimed the killing of 27 Sudanese soldiers in Jebel Marra on Wednesday evening. (AllAfrica)

Govt Protests to UN Over Egypt Voting in Disputed Area

[East African] Sudan said Wednesday it has protested to the UN Security Council against Egypt, accusing Cairo of organising voting in a disputed border area during last month's Egyptian presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Online Activists Arrested for Defaming South Kordofan Governor

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -Police in Khartoum state arrested an activist for 'defamation of character' of the South Kordofan governor on Facebook. Two other activists were arrested under the same complaint. (AllAfrica)

Govt., Rebels Blame Each Other for Failure of Berlin Negotiations

[Radio Dabanga] Berlin -The government, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) exchanged accusations following the failure of the Berlin negotiation round as they broke up without any agreement in the German capital on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Independent Expert Appreciates Campaign for Collection of Unlicensed Weapons

[SNA] Al-Fasher -The Independent Expert for Human Rights in Sudan, Arstide Nonosi, was received Thursday in Al-Fasher by the Wali (governor) of the Northern State, Abdul-Wahid Yousif, on the security and humanitarian situation in the state. (AllAfrica)

President Al-Bashir Returns Home After Participation in Arab Summit

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Thursday evening returned home from Saudi Arabia after taking part in the 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and performing Umrah. (AllAfrica)

Assistant of the President Receives Delegation From Abu Zabad Locality

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic, Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim received in the Republican Palace, Thursday a delegation from Abu Zabad Locality, in North Kordofan State, led by the Locality Commissioner , Mohamed Hussein Attallah. (AllAfrica)

Hassabo Heads Meeting On Sudanese - Chadian Borders Development Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabou Mohamed Abdul;-Rahman chaired in the Republic an Palace Thursday , meeting on arrangements for the Sudanese-Chadian Borders Development Conference set to take pace in Al-Genaina town , capital of West Darfur State , April 24-25 with participation of Presidents of the two countries, political parties , native administrations and businessmen in Sudan and Chad. (AllAfrica)

17th Infantry Division Poised for Defending Homeland and Forced Collection of Firearms

[SNA] Senja, Sennar State -The 17th Infantry Division Command has stressed readiness to deter all those want to undermine security, safety and unity of the Homeland as well as to implement phase of forced collection of arms. (AllAfrica)

Council of Ministers Approves Number of Agreements and Protocols

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers approved in its regular sitting Thursday , which was chaired by the First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih , two Agreements in fields of guidance and endowments and culture between Sudan and Mauritania , executive program for cooperation in vocational training between Sudan and Jordan and executive program for cooperation in education between Sudan and Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Passes Miscellaneous Modifications 2018

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers, in a sitting which was chaired by the First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih , Thursday, endorsed a bill on Miscellaneous Modifications , 2018 presented by Minister of Justice, Dr Idris Ibrahim Jameel. (AllAfrica)

Minister of Oil Receives Invitation for Participation in Canada Oil Exhibition

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Oil and Gas , Dr Abdul-Rahman Osman Abdul-Rahman received during meeting at premises of the Ministry with the Canadian Charge d'Affaires to Sudan, Salah-Eddin Bin Dawoad Thursday , a n invitation for taking part in Canada Oil and Gas Show , the biggest of its kind in the world. (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic to Partake in High-Level Tana Forum in Ethiopia

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to head to Ethiopia , Friday chairing Sudan delegation to the high-level Tana Forum on Peace and Security in Africa, scheduled to convene in Bahir Dar town in Ethiopia , April 21-22. (AllAfrica)

'Ethiopia to Install Additional Power Transmission Lines to Sudan and Djibouti' - Engineer Azeb Asnake, CEO Ethiopian Electric Power

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is endowed with huge renewable energy potentials and currently it has been aggressively engaged in increasing national energy generation, transmission and distribution capacity to satisfy domestic demand whilst surplus production ready to export market to supplement its foreign currency earnings and enhance regional economic integration. Apart from renewable energy sources, Ethiopia reached agreement with Russia tobuildanuclear facility and nuclear research instituteduring country's Foreign Minist (AllAfrica)

South Darfur Father and Son Shot Dead, 180 Camels Stolen

[Radio Dabanga] Katur -Salim Mohamed Ahmed Derisa and his son Ramadan were shot dead by unknown gunmen in at Katur area in Tawila locality in South Darfur, northeast of Jebel Marra. The murderers made-off with their herd of 180 camels from them. (AllAfrica)

Large-Scale Resettlement Reported in West Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Large-scale settlement operations have begun with the government's knowledge of new residents at the villages and farms of the displaced and refugees in areas east of El Geneina until Camp Sese on the road leading to Murnei, according to reports reaching this station from West Darfur, (AllAfrica)

Protests, Concern Over Endless Fuel Crisis, Price Hikes in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The residents of El Gedaref have protested against the continued increase in the tariffs for transportation without notice, the high cost of internal traffic and the increase in commodity prices due to the worsening of fuel crisis. (AllAfrica)

Amnesty International - Call for 'Urgent Action' Over Blind Darfur Sheikh Detained in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Amnesty International has called for 'urgent action' in connection with the continued detention of Matar Younis Ali Hussein, a visually impaired religious teacher, who was arrested by the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in Zalingei city, Central Darfur on 1 April. (AllAfrica)

West Kordofan Detainees Stricken By 'Allergic Disease'

[Radio Dabanga] El Fula -Activists in Sudan's West Kordofan have published a list of 41 detainees under the emergency measures in the state who have been held for months without being brought to trial or charged. Some of them are reportedly suffering from an allergic disease. (AllAfrica)

SDFG - Sudanese Initiative for Countering Violent Extremism

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) has announced the launch of its new initiative, the Sudanese Initiative for Countering Violent Extremism (SICVE), which seeks to formulate a general strategy, based on a humanitarian vision, that address the phenomenon of violent extremism through research, studies, conferences and consultations with and among specialists in the field. (AllAfrica)

Oxygen Shortage Halts Surgery At East Darfur Hospital

[Radio Dabanga] ED Daein -The lack of oxygen at Ed Daein Hospital led to the cancellation of all scheduled surgical procedures for patients on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Airlifts Hundreds of Darfuri Recruits to UAE, Bound for the Yemen War

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Last week hundreds of Darfuris were reportedly transported from El Geneina airport in West Darfur to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in two large aircraft, for military training. They will then be deployed by Sudan in the war in Yemen. (AllAfrica)

Minister of Finance Agree to Funds Construction of Large Silos

[SNA] Khartoum -The General Manager of Agricultural Bank, Salah-Eddin Hassan Ahmed, said that the Central Bank of Sudan and the Minister of Finance and Agriculture have agreed to fund construction of silos, with a caapcity from 5000 tons to 200000 tons, and establish new cold stores, stores for saving seeds to solve stores shortage in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Brazil Proposes Cooperation Agreement With Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at Ministry of investment, Osama Faisal, on Wednesday received in his office with the Brazilian delegation that visits the country headed by the undersecretary of Foreign Minister for Middle East and Africa, Fernando Josť Marroni de Abreu, the meeting tackled bilateral economic cooperation and way of boost it. (AllAfrica)

Independent Expert Arrives in El Fasher, Meets Prosecutor of Darfur Crimes Court

[SNA] Al-Fasher -The independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Aristide Nonzoni, arrived, Wednesday, in Al-Fasher, the capital of North Darfur State, as part of his current visit to the country, which began on April, 14. (AllAfrica)

Parliament Endorses FM Statement On Developments of Foreign Policy

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Assembly chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Mohammed dam approved, Wednesday. The Foreign Ministry statement on the foreign policy developments presented by the FM, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour. (AllAfrica)

Sudan-Brazil Political Consultation Committee Meets

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese-Brazilian Political Consultation Committee co-chaired by the FM Undersecretary, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naeim and the Brazilian Foreign Ministry Undersecretary held, Wednesday, its 6th session, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (AllAfrica)

European Ambassadors Conclude a Visit to Sudan's Abyei

[Radio Dabanga] Abyei -The Ambassadors of the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Sweden, Norway and the Special Envoy of Norway to Sudan and South Sudan concluded a two day visit to Abyei, the still contested area between Sudan and South Sudan (AllAfrica)

Haboob Blankets Sudan Capital, Shuts-Down Airport

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A thick sandstorm, known in Sudan as Haboob, engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. (AllAfrica)