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Central Bank of Sudan Receives Loan From 'Turkish Company'

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Obeid -A Turkish company will support the Central Bank of Sudan with $ 2 billion. The amount will be used for the import of petroleum products as well as wheat. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Affirms Full Commitment and Cooperation With the Independent Expert On Human Rights

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has underscored its full commitment and cooperation with the UN Independent Expert on Human Rights in supporting the positive developments in state of human rights in the Country. (AllAfrica)

One Million Signature Campaign for Radio Dabanga Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Darfur Transitional Justice Centre has launched a one million signature campaign in solidarity with Radio Dabanga. (AllAfrica)

Six Students Expelled From Eastern Sudan University

[Radio Dabanga] Singa -The administration of the University of Sennar dismissed six students last week because of political activities at the campus. Certificates were withheld from three others. A graduate student was denied access to the campus. (AllAfrica)

Medics On Strike in East Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] ED Daein -Medical doctors working for the East Darfur Health Insurance decided to down their tools on Thursday, in protest against the deteriorating work environment and the low remuneration levels. (AllAfrica)

Two More Die of Suspected Cholera in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Two people died of 'watery diarrhoea' and five new infection cases were recorded in Central Darfur's Nierteti locality on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Govt Bans Ailing NUP/DBA Leader From Travelling to Cairo

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday the security services banned lawyer Mohamed Abdellah El Doma, the co-president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and chairman of Darfur Bar Association (DBA) from traveling to Cairo for medical treatment, and confiscated his passport. (AllAfrica)

Culture of Deep-Seated Denial of Sexual Violence in Sudan

[IPS] United Nations -At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual violence in Sudan, and establish constructive dialogue with national authorities in this regard. (AllAfrica)

UN Secretary-General Laments 'No Tangible Progress' in Darfur - Report

[Radio Dabanga] New York -In his latest regular report to the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (Unamid), UN Secretary-General António Guterres has acknowledged positive security developments, but expressed regrets that "no tangible progress has been made in finding a comprehensive political solution to the conflict in Darfur". (AllAfrica)

RSF Capture Rebel Suleiman Marjan

[SNA] Khartoum -The senior rebel, Suleiman Marjan and one of his aide were captured by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) while they were riding a car with four mortars and personal weapon near Jebel Issa , Al-Malha Locality in North Darfur State, RSF Official Spokesman, Col. Abdul-Rahman Al-Gaali said in a statement to SUNA, Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Attorney General Meets Sudan Ambassador to UK

[SNA] Khartoum -Attorney General, Omer Ahmed Mohammed met, Thursday, at his office, Sudan Ambassador to UK, Mohammed Abdulla and reviewed with him the outcomes of Sudan participation in the forum of Criminal Justice Attorneys which held in London during Feb, 21-23. (AllAfrica)

Assistant of President Briefed On Overall Situations in Kassala State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim was informed on overall situations and executive performance in Kassala State. (AllAfrica)

President Al-Bashir Inaugurates New Establishments in N. Kordofan State

[SNA] Obied -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir on Thursday inaugurated the new premises of the North Kordofan State's Legislature in the presence of a number of executive, legislative and political officials of the State. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir Pledges to Re-Build the Armed Force

[SNA] Obied -The President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has undertaken to go ahead with re-building of the Army and to equip it with the up-to- date technologies. (AllAfrica)

VP Meets Dr David Hoyle

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman met in the Republican Palace, Thursday with Dr David Hoyle , an expert at London Studies Center. (AllAfrica)

FM Undersecretary Meets U.S. Charge d' Affaires

[SNA] Khartoum -foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naeim met, Thursday, the US Charge D'Affaires, Steven Koutsis. The FM Official Spokesman, described the meeting as a continuation to the constructive connection policy which was approved by the two sides to reach an agreement on issues of mutual concern. (AllAfrica)

Two Billion Dollars From Turkey to Sudan in Banking Facilities

[SNA] Khartoum -Within the context of the outstanding economic relations between the Sudan and Turkey, an agreement was signed Thursday with a Turkish company to provide banking facilities for the Sudan Central Bank to the tune of two billion dollars to be used to import of petroleum products, wheat, as well as other agricultural inputs. (AllAfrica)

President Bashir Honors the 10th Collective Wedding of the NISS Staffers

[SNA] El Obied -The president of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Bashir, on Thursday honored the collective wedding of the staffers of the National Security and Intelligence Service (NISS) (AllAfrica)

President Assistant Receives White Nile State Governor

[SNA] Khartoum, 8 - Mar. (SUNA) - The Assistant of the President, Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, on Thursday received in his office at the Presidential Palace the White Nile State Governor , Abdul-Hamid Musa Kasha. (AllAfrica)

International Women's Day Highlights Challenges for Women Across Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -In Sudan, the celebration of International Women's Day 2018 which was observed across the world today, has highlighted challenges and difficulties facing Sudanese women in both rural and urban areas. (AllAfrica)

More Voices of Outrage At Radio Dabanga Satellite Blackout

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Reactions have continued to reach Radio Dabanga following the suspension of the Dabanga Sudan satellite TV programme by Egyptian satellite service company Nilesat on February 18, after Khartoum made a complaint about the news channel to the Egyptian authorities. (AllAfrica)

Al Bashir Promises to 'Rebuild the Sudan Armed Forces'

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid -The President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, has promised 'to re-build the Sudanese Armed Forces and to equip them with up-to-date technologies'. He also undertook to raise army salaries. (AllAfrica)

A Kenyan Court of Appeal Lifted a Warrant Arrest Against the President

[SNA] Khartoum -The Kenyan court of appeal in Nairobi issued a ruling on Feb 16, 2018, canceling a warrant of arrest issued against the President of the Republic Field Marshal Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir. (AllAfrica)

Minister Briefed On Humanitarian Situation in South Kordufan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Welfare and Social Development, Mashayir Dawalab, on Wednesday got briefed on the overall humanitarian and social situation in South Kordufan State. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Wins Membership of International Solar Alliance

[SNA] Khartoum -A document of Sudan ratification to Framework Agreement on Establishment of International Solar Alliance (ISA) which was signed by Sudan in Paris in 2016 was tabled Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

National Housing Fund Copies the Netherlands Experience in Low Cost Housing

[SNA] Khartoum -The Executive Director of the National Fund for Housing and Reconstruction, Dr Abdul Rahaman el Tayeb Ayobia, on Wednesday said he expects a huge revolution in housing projects, both the popular and the economic housing projects, as Sudan would draw from the Netherlands expertise in the field of alternative building material and technologies. (AllAfrica)

Defense Minister Receives New U.S. Military Attaché

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Defense, lt General Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibin Aouf, on Wednesday received the new USA military Attaché to the Sudan, Major Adam Mathieu. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur State Workers Furious At Allowance Deduction

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The North Darfur Workers Union has reacted furiously to a decision by the Minister of Finance of North Darfur to deduct 50 per cent of a meal allowance from state workers' salaries in February. (AllAfrica)

Suspected Cholera Still Haunts Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Acute watery diarrhoea suspected to be cholera is still prevalent in the villages of Nierteti and the western areas of Jebel Marra in Central Darfur. (AllAfrica)

Chorus of Condemnation for Dabanga Sudan Satellite Blackout

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Political parties, forces, and civil society organisations have independently condemned the suspension of the Dabanga Sudan satellite programme by Egyptian satellite service company Nilesat on February 18, after Khartoum made a complaint about the news channel to the Egyptian authorities. (AllAfrica)

Dr Faisal Ibrahim Sworn-in As Assistant of the President

[SNA] Khartoum -Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim sworn-in before President of the Republic at Guest House, Thursday as Deputy Chairman of the National Congress Party (NCP) for Party Affairs and Assistant of President of the Republic in the presence of Chief Justice , Professor Haider Ahmed Daf Alla and Minister of Presidency of the Republic, Dr Fadul Abdalal Fadul. (AllAfrica)