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Sudan Dissolves Al Bashir's Party, Repeals Public Order Bill

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In a joint meeting on Thursday, Sudan's Sovereign Council and Cabinet decided to disband the National Congress Party established by ousted President Omar Al Bashir, and to cancel the infamous Public Order Law. (AllAfrica)


Midwives Told to Stop Genital Mutilation

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Sudanese midwives must stop performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on new mothers, health experts said on Thursday, adding that it was undermining broader efforts to wipe out the internationally condemned practice. (AllAfrica)


Social Media Activists Harassed and Bribed by Authorities

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -At a press conference in the Teiba Press Hall in Khartoum on Thursday, Sudanese social media activists reported they have repeatedly been harassed, threatened, assaulted, chased away and bribed by the authorities while covering events in Khartoum. (AllAfrica)


Darfuri Students Hold Sit-in in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Dongola -The sit-in of Darfuri students from Northern state's Dongola University in front of the Ministry of Higher Education in Khartoum against "racist practices" by the university administration entered its fourth day yesterday. (AllAfrica)


Humanitarian Aid in S. Kordofan Ready to Receive Returnees

[SNA] Kadughli -The Acting Humanitarian Aid Commissioner (HAD) in South Kordofan, Zahra Hassan Faris has underlined that the stable situations in South Kordofan Stateand the opening of the joint marketsled to the facilitation of the movement of citizens and increase of the numbers of the returness in the state and the localities. (AllAfrica)


Opening of Sudanese Renowned Artist Taj Al-Sir's Exhibition

[SNA] Khartoum -Dean of Fine Arts Faculty of Sudan University for Technology and Sciences Dr Omar Ahmed Khalif inaugurated the Islamic Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition for Al-Sharjah-based Sudanese calligrapher Taj-Al-Sir Hassan which organized in collaboration with the Sudanese Calligraphers Society. (AllAfrica)


Red Sea University Committed to Brokering Peace in Port Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -The Red Sea University in Port Sudan has announced its commitment to a popular initiative to resolve conflicts between communities in the state. (AllAfrica)


Students in Sudan's Sennar Decry Decaying Digs

[Radio Dabanga] Singa -On Wednesday, students of the University of Sennar in Singa went took to the streets in protest after a student was injured when a bunk bed she was sleeping on in a dormitory collapsed. (AllAfrica)


Call to Restructure Sudan's Forces for Freedom and Change

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Political parties and armed movements have demanded restructuring the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) in an institutional manner, to allow active participation of the signatory forces to the Declaration of Freedom and Change. (AllAfrica)


MP Hamdok - Peace Process Must Be Comprehensive, Inclusive

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has stressed that the peace negotiation process must be accompanied by a comprehensive vision that excludes no person or region in Sudan "so that we can reach strategic solutions in the long run". (AllAfrica)


Sudan Religious Affairs Minister - New Civil State to Promote a Sense of Justice Between Muslims and Christians

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments, Nasreldin Mofreh says that the current arrangements to draw up the features of a new civil state aims to take care of the interests of citizens and "promote a sense of justice between Muslims and Christians". The Minister also visited the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Khartoum North. (AllAfrica)


Lwal Lauds Sudan Role in South Sudan Peace Process

[SNA] Khartoum -The Official Spokesman of the National Movement of South Sudan, Stephen Lwal has xcommended Sudan mediation efforts sup porting peace process in South Sudan, following up Antebbe Summitand the formation of the Transitional Government in the set time. (AllAfrica)


Wali of Khartoum State Visits School Founded 100 Years Ago

[SNA] Khartoum -Wali(governor) of Khartoum State, General Ahmed Abdoon Hamad underscored that education was cornerstone for reform and development programs and that the government has decided to allocate 25% of the 2020 budget for education and health. (AllAfrica)


A Plan Set for Establishing Specialized Funds to Support Agriculture

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Agriculture and Forests Eysia Othman Sharif affirmed that his ministry has prepared action plan including establishment of specialized funds to support agriculture and formation of a mechanism to observe organizing farmers and agricultural product producers and training them to use modern technology and fertilizers. (AllAfrica)


Party Leading Figure Calls for Caution in Selection of Walis

[SNA] Khartoum -The leading figure in National Liberation and Justice Party (NLJP) Mohamed Ahmed Al-Shayeb called for necessity of be caution in selectionof Walis(governors) and legislative councils pending reaching consensus in the negotiations initiated with the Sudan Revolutionary Front(SRF), warning of taking unilateral decision that would abort efforts being made to achieve peace. (AllAfrica)


Extension of 0il Cooperation Agreement Between Khartoum and Juba

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and South Sudan on Thursday agreed to extend an oil agreement and its related economic arrangements to March, 2022. The current agreement expires on November the 30th 2019.. (AllAfrica)


Sudan Participates in Meetings of Ottawa Treaty On Prohibition of Mines in Oslo

[SNA] Oslo -Minister of Defense Lieutenant General Jamal Omar head Sudan delegation taking part in the fourth round of meetings of member states of the Convention on Prohibition of Use, Stockpiling , Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and their Destruction hosted by Norwegian capital, Oslo. (AllAfrica)


HAC in South Kordofan Ready to Receive Returnees

[SNA] Kadugli -Commissioner OF Humanitarian Aid in South Kordofan State Zahara Hassan Faris emphasized that the stability in the State and opening of markets have facilitated movement of people and increase of number of returnees. (AllAfrica)


FM Participates in Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers

[SNA] Addis Ababa -Foreign Minister Asmaa Mohamed Abdallah is due to take part in the 47th session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers ,scheduled to begin Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and set pave way for the 13rd ordinary session at summit level on Friday. (AllAfrica)


Manis Discusses Sudan Participation in Dubai Expo 2020

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Cabinet Affairs Omar Bashixr Manis headed Thursday at the Council of Ministers meeting of the Preparatory Committee on Sudan participation in Dubai Expo 2020. (AllAfrica)


Poet Al-Kataiyabi Appointed Secretary-General of Innovator Support Fund

[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister Dr Abdallah Hamdouk on Thursday issued a decision according to recommendation from Minister of Culture relieving Secretary-General of Innovator Support Fund , General Abdul-Gadir Yusuf Al-Awad and replacing him by the poet Abdul-Gadir Al-Kataiyabi. (AllAfrica)


Three Injured in Darfur Shootings

[Radio Dabanga] Um Dukhun / Ras El Fil -Three people suffered gunshot wounds in two separate incidents in Central and South Darfur on Monday and Tuesday. (AllAfrica)


Sudan Strives to Stop Violence Against Women

[VOA] Sudan has joined a global campaign aimed at stopping violence against women. Sudan's efforts at the national level involve the broad participation of artists, politicians and civil society. (AllAfrica)


Claims of Martyrs Not Withdrawn - Minister of Information

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Culture Information and government spokesman Faisal Mohamed Salih affirmed that there has been no withdrawal of any claim submitted by martyrs' families. (AllAfrica)


Gadhi Praises Germany Support to Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -Member of the Sovereign Council,Mohamed Idris Gadhi, commended the German government assistance for teh Sudan, especially in educational areas. (AllAfrica)


Inqaz Committed Injustice Against Muslims and Christians - Mufarah

[SNA] Medani. -Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments Nassr-Al-Din Mufarah announced that arrangements were underway for mapping out new features of new civilian state that cares with citizens interests and boosting feeling justice between Muslims and Christians. (AllAfrica)


Sudanese Workers Trade Union Partakes in ITUC Meetings in Nigeria

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese Workers trade union federation (SWTUF) participated in the 4th meeting of the International Trade Union Confederation(ITUC) took place in Abuja, Nigeria. (AllAfrica)


Sudan Participation in Dubai Expo Will Cement Relations - Manis

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of CABINET Affairs , Omar Manis emphasized that Sudan participation in Dubai Expo 2020 would strengthen relations between Sudan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), indicating that relations between the two countries winess day after day an expansion and extension in new and vital areas. (AllAfrica)


Raja Anis Appointed General Manager for Pension National Fund

[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister Abd Allah Hamdouk issued a decree Wednesday appointing Raja Anis as general manager for pension and social security fund. (AllAfrica)


Sovereign Council Affirms Concern On Girls Education

[SNA] Khartoum -Member of Sovereign Council Ayesha Musa affirmed that the government of Sudan is keen about girls' education and on developing early child care. (AllAfrica)


Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan Commit to Resolving Nile Dam Dispute

[Deutsche Welle] The three African nations have said they will continue trying to resolve a conflict over plans for a massive Ethiopian-run dam along the Nile river. The project has raised concerns about shortages of drinking water. (AllAfrica)