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Violence in Central Darfur - Five People Killed, Two Injured, Police Station Torched

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei / Turr -The governor of Central Darfur announced the arrest of seven people accused of robbing the arms store and torching the police station of Azum locality last week. He said that five people were killed in clashes in Kouri. Yet, he denied attacks on displaced people in the area of Turr. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights Activist, Businessman Detained in Sudan Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday, a group of Sudanese lawyers filed a complaint to the Public Prosecutor regarding the detention of a human rights activist in Khartoum earlier this week. An eastern Sudanese businessman was arrested in the Sudanese capital on charges of inciting violence in Port Sudan last year. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Finance Minister Apologises for Govt's Inability to Curb Inflation

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In a press conference on Thursday, Sudan's Minister of Finance offered his apologies for the government's inability to curb the rampant inflation and stabilise the foreign exchange rates. The minister further said that the two options for raising salaries in the country will be discussed as well in 'community dialogues'. (AllAfrica)

100 Darfuri Join Peace Talks in Juba

[Radio Dabanga] Juba -A delegation of 100 Darfuri travelled to Juba, capital of South Sudan, on Thursday where they will join the peace negotiations on Sudan's conflict-torn western region for a period of three days. (AllAfrica)

Meetings of Susanese-Italian Political Consultation Committee Begin

[SNA] Khartoum -The Meetings of the Joint Sudanese-Italian political consultation committee began, on Thursday, at the Foreign Ministry. (AllAfrica)

Gebriel - We Determined to Achieve Comprehensive Peace in Country

[SNA] Juba -The Secretary-General of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front, head of the Justice and Equality Movement, Dr. Gabriel Ibrahim, affirmed their determination to achieve comprehensive peace in the country. (AllAfrica)

Ministry of Finance - We Will Take Legal Action Against Rumors

[SNA] Khartoum -The Director of Strategic Commodities Department at the Ministry of Finance Ali Askouri has said that the doors of the ministry are open, in its various departments, to everyone in order to achieve full transparency, stressing that the ministry will take legal measures against all who challenge and undermine the reputation of Finance Ministry employees from now on. (AllAfrica)

Ministry of Finance Confirms Its Commitment to Raise the Minimum Wage

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Ibrahim Al-Badawi has denied reports that the government has abandoned raising the minimum wage, according to what was included in the budget of FY2020. (AllAfrica)

Statement From Prime Minister to the Sudanese People

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sovereign Council, the Council of Ministers and the Central Council of the Freedom and Change Forces held, Thursday evening, an emergency meeting at the Republican Palace to discuss the economic crisis. (AllAfrica)

Council of Copyright Lift Ban On Sudanese Novel Works

[SNA] The General Secretariat of the Council of Copyright and Related Rights Literary and Artistic work, announced lifting ban imposed on all Sudanese Novel works. (AllAfrica)

Chairperson of AU Commission to Hold Press Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki will hold a press conference at Salam Rotana Hotel in Khartoum at 08:30am, Friday. (AllAfrica)

Moussa Faki to Hold Press Conference At Salam Rotana Hotel

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, will hold a press conference at 08:30 a.m. on Friday at Al-Salam Rotana Hotel. Invitation to attend the press conference is directed to the journalists, correspondents and the TV channels. (AllAfrica)

Economic Conference in Al Obeid Holds Concluding Session

[SNA] Al Obeid -The economic conference of North Kordofan State held a concluding session in the state's capital of Al Obeid Thursday under the slogan of "Together to Develop Our Resources," in the presence of Sovereign Council Member Prof. Sedik Tawer, acting Wali (Governor) of North Kordofan State Maj. Gen. Al Sadik Abdullah and Minister of Animal Resources Dr. Allamuddin Abdullah Abasher representing the Prime Minister. (AllAfrica)

Hamad and German Embassy Delegation Discuss Support to Refugees in Kassala State

[SNA] Khartoum -The caretaker Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad, Thursday received a delegation of the Embassy of Germany to Sudan, headed by the embassy's Firs Secretary, and discussed the cooperation between the two sides and ways of enhancing the situation of the refugees in the state. (AllAfrica)

Tawer Praises Al-Obied First Economic Conference

[SNA] Al-Obied -The Member of the Sovereign Council Siddiq Tawer chaired Thursday the meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Government of North Kordofan State, in the presence of the Governor of the State Maj. Gen. Al-Sadiq Al-Tayib Abdullah, during his visit to the state to participate in the conclusion of the economic conference. (AllAfrica)

Hamdouk Meets AfDB's Delegation

[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister Dr. Abdallah Hamdouk met at his office here Thursday the delegation of the African Development Bank (AfDB), headed by the bank's vice-president Ms. Jennifer Blanke. (AllAfrica)

Decree Stopping Peanut Exports

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a decision stopping export of peanuts as of the 1st of April 2020. (AllAfrica)

Minister of Defense Heads Meeting of Karari University's Board of Directors

[SNA] Khartoum -The Board of Directors of Karari University held meeting on Thursday at General Command Tower under chairmanship of Minister of Defense and Chairman of the University Board of Directors Lt. Gen. Jamal Eddim Omar Mohamed Ibrahim in the presence of members of the board. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese-Italian Cooperation Discussed

[SNA] Khartoum -The Head of the Sovereign Council, Lt- General, Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan has affirmed Sudan's keenness over the strengthening and development of cooperation relations with Italy in all fields to realize the joint interest. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Al-Badawi Reviews Circumstances Leads His Ministry to Deal With Al-Fakhir Company

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Ibrahim Al-Badawi has reviewed the conditions that accompanied the failure of the Central Bank of Sudan last December to pay the value of a wheat shipment at an amount of 28 million dollars a matter that forced the ministry of finance to deal with Al-Fakhir Company, adding that the compay introduced initiative to pay the value of the wheat shipment and then to recover its equivalent in local currency. (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Affirms Importance of Youth Role in Development

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Sovereign Council Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al- Burhan underscored essential of youth role in development of communities and achievement of goals of sustainable development at regional and continental levels. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Denies Stopping Circulation of Denominations of 100, 200 and 500

[SNA] Khartoum -The Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS) has denied the trustworthiness of what was published on the social media regarding the CBOS directives to the banks to stop circulating the currency denominations of 100, 200, 500 and deposit them to the CBOS treasury no later than March 8, 2020. (AllAfrica)

Japan Funds Mycetoma Patients Program

[SNA] Khartoum -Grant Contract of "The Project for Mycetoma Patients Supporting Program for Mycetoma Research Center" to be implemented by Mycetoma Patients Friends Association (MPFA); a national NGO, was signed at the Embassy of Japan in Khartoum. (AllAfrica)

Peace Negotiations in Juba Progressing Well, Says Daglo

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Soverignty Council, Lt-General, Mohammed Hamdan Daglo said the peace negotiations going on in, Juba, the capital of the State of South Sudan is progressing well, stressing that all the obstacles impeding the peace process started to vanish. (AllAfrica)

Representatives of Stakeholders Arrive in Juba

[SNA] Juba -Peoples' delegation representing stakeholders in Darfur arrived in Juba, capital of State of South Sudan Thursday to join peace negotiations in Juba between government delegation and armed struggle movements mediated by Government of South Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Will Al Bashir Face ICC in the Hague or Sudan?

[Radio Dabanga] Utrecht -The case of deposed Sudan dictator Omar Al Bashir has been a prominent international criminal case for years. It is not only about the mass victimhood, but it is also about international justice, ending impunity, and the protection of fundamental human rights values. Given the recent conflicting statements of Sudanese government officials regarding the decision of transferring Al Bashir and other ICC suspects to The Hague, Mohammed Elgizoly Adam of Radio Dabanga interviewed one of the leading international (AllAfrica)

South Kordofan - FCC, Resistance Committees Protest Transfer of Anti-Corruption Health Director

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha -On Tuesday, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) and resistance committees of Abu Jubeiha locality in South Kordofan, closed the locality's health services office in protest against the transfer of the director of health services to the area of Delling. (AllAfrica)

Three Dead, Several Wounded in Darfur Violence, Robbery

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti / Kendebe -Three people were killed and several others were wounded in separate incidents in Nierteti locality in Central Darfur and Kendebe in West Darfur during the past two days. (AllAfrica)

Economist - 'Bank of Sudan Statement On End to U.S. Sanctions a Scandal'

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A press statement yesterday by the director of the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS), Badreldin Abdelrahim, announcing 'an end to all forms of economic sanctions imposed on Sudan by the USA', has been met with criticism and ridicule, and branded 'a scandal'. (AllAfrica)

Activists Criticise Sudan's Committee Tasked With Purging Remnants of Old Regime

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese activists are criticising the way the committee, tasked with the removal of employees and affiliates of the former regime, are formed. In February, the federal Empowerment Elimination, Anti-Corruption, and Funds Recovery Committee in Khartoum issued a decision to form subcommittees in the states. (AllAfrica)

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)