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Security Council Extends Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, Forges New Presence in Sudan

[UN News] The Security Council on Thursday extended the deployment of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and set out the parameters for a follow-on mission that will start its work on 1 January next year. (AllAfrica)

Sudan's Dearth of Doctors

[Ayin English] Doctors are celebrating a small victory in Sudan after the government issued a law last week that will protect healthcare workers in the country. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Denies Suspension of Mobile Banking Services Program

[SNA] Khartoum -The Central Bank of Sudan has denied news reports carried out by some social media that it directed the Financial Banking Services to suspend mobile banking services program inall the banks operating in Sudan starting from, Saturday,June.20-2020, until further notice. (AllAfrica)

Mabior - Partial Execution of Juba Peace Deal Undermining Democracy

[East African] South Sudan Assistant Minister for Interior Garang M. De Mabior, who resigned from the Transitional Government on June 3, after only four months in office, spoke with Fred Oluoch. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Suggests Political Solution to Nile Dam Squabble

[East African] Khartoum, (AllAfrica)

Chinese Plane Loaded With COVID-19 Medical Supplies Arrive

[SNA] Khartoum -A Chinese plane loaded with medicines and medical equipment landed, Thursday, in Khartoum airport in the context of the airlift to combat COVID-19 in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

COVID-19 Infections Jump to 280 Including 10 Fatalities and 146 Recovered Cases

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Ministry of Health has announced new 280 COVID-19 infections, 10 fatalities and 146 recovered cases taking the total number of the infections to 8020 since the start of the pandemic, according to the epidemiological report of Monday, June.15.2020. (AllAfrica)

Minister Gives Directives for Re-Opening Mosques and Churches

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowment has announced, Thursday, the re-opening of mosques and churches, in Khartoum state after a month-period closure to prevent COVID-19 outbreak. (AllAfrica)

'8 Percent of Sudanese Population Displaced or Refugees' - UNHCR Report

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A report by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) published today shows that with over a million refugees, Sudan ranks sixth among host countries worldwide, while in Africa, Sudan is the number two host country. It also puts Sudan among the top 10 countries with internal displacement. (AllAfrica)

SUNA Hosts Minister of Labor On Friday

[SNA] Khartoum -The regular forum of the Sudan News Agency hosts , tomorrow, Friday, at 2:00, noon, Minister of Labor and Social Development on the occasion of the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones. (AllAfrica)

Ten-Days Holiday for Public Sector Employees

[SNA] Khartoum -The Cabinet Affairs Minister, Dr. Omar Manis, on Thursday, issued a decree offering the employees of the public sector in the federal ministries and the affiliate units a ten-days holiday starting, Saturday, June.20-2020. (AllAfrica)

Kabbashi Affirms State's Commitment to Implement Items of Sorni Charter Document

[SNA] Lagawa -Member of the Sovereign Council, Lt-General, Shamsedeen Kabbashihas affirmed the state's commitment to implement the clauses of Sorni Charter Document which signed, Thursday, at Lagawa Locality in West Kordofan between the components of Lagawa community following the recent incidents in the locality. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Participates in George Floyd Debate in Geneva

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan, on Thursday, participated in the Urgent Debate, , on George Floyd, titled, (The Current Violations of Human Rights on Racial Basis and the Brutality of Police against Peaceful Protests) which organized, in Geneva, by the African Group (AllAfrica)

Empowerment Committee Restores 28,593,525 SDG Drugs

[SNA] Khartoum -The Empowerment Removal Committee, on Thursday, restored (48) drugs from the stores of Kanar Pharmaceutical Company, an affiliate of the arms Islamic Call Organization, on June 16, 2020. (AllAfrica)

Inflation Over 114 Percent As Sudan's Economic Woes Deepen

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kassala / Saraf Omra -The annual inflation rate in Sudan surged 114.33 per cent in May, compared to 98.81 per cent in April, according to Sudan's Central Statistics Bureau. The Sudanese Pound (SDG) rallied slightly against hard currencies following threats of a forex trading clampdown on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

COVID-19 Lockdown Extended in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Security and Defence Council issued a decision yesterday to extend the Covid-19 lockdown in Khartoum for another ten days until June 29, based on the recommendations of the High Committee for Health Emergencies. (AllAfrica)

Indians Stranded in Sudan Evacuated

[SNA] Khartoum -Some 183 Indians in addition to five from Buthan citizens who were stranded in Sudan, evacuated, Thursday, via Khartoum International Airport heading to New Delhi, the Indian embassy announced. (AllAfrica)

Endowments Website Hacked

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs, on Thursday, strongly condemned cyber-attack on its website and publishing of unwanted and disgraceful articles on its pages. (AllAfrica)

Fisal Participates in Emergency ICESCO Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Culture and Information, Fisal Mohammed Salih participated, Thursday, in the video conference of the Ministers of Culture of the member-states of the Islamic Countries Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) on the future of culture after COVID-19. (AllAfrica)

Kabbashi Arrives in Balila

[SNA] Member of the Sovereign Council, Lt-General, Shamsedeen Kabbashi accompanied by the Local Government Minister, Dr. Youssef Al-Dai and a number of Army, Police and Security officials arrived, Thursday, in Balila airport. (AllAfrica)

Sudan's Transitional Government Must Be Supported Through COVID-19. Here's Why

[The Conversation Africa] The global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that reinfection poses make it clear that no country is safe until all are safe. Countries need to minimise pandemic risks in coming weeks and months until vaccines become available. This is equally true for all states. But the difficulties are considerably greater for fragile states. (AllAfrica)

Restoring Sudan's Forest Cover, One Tree At a Time

[Africa Renewal] Refugees and their hosts together plant one million trees in a massive reforestation drive in Sudan's White Nile State (AllAfrica)

Corona Virus Cases Increased to (305) and (9) Deaths

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Ministry of Health has announced the registration of 305 new cases of infection with corona virus, in addition to the registration of 9 deaths and 100 recoveries. (AllAfrica)

Government and Darfur Track's Movements Continue Negotiation On Security Arrangements File

[SNA] Khartoum -The government delegation headed by Lieutenant General Khaled Abdeen Al-Shami, the head of the Security Committee, and the delegation of the armed struggle movements in the Darfur track, continued via video conference sessions on the remaining items of the security arrangements file. (AllAfrica)

Daglo Arrives in Addis Ababa

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The First Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Daqlo, arrived today at the capital Addis Ababa on a two-day official visit to Ethiopia. (AllAfrica)

Experience of Decentralized Governance Worthy to Promote National Unity - Aldai

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Federal Governance, Dr. Al- Dai Yousif Adam, affirmed that the experience of decentralized governance is worthy of attention to restore national unity, promote diversity and institutional and administrative reform of the state, but it was applied in political systems that disrupted laws that call for enriching the experience and its development. (AllAfrica)

AUPSC Expresses Appreciation for Government's Efforts to Achieve Peace

[SNA] Khartoum -The African Peace and Security Council held Wednesday morning, a virtual session devoted to reviewing developments in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Affirms Rejection to Unilateral Filling of Renaissance Dam

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan affirmed that it would not accept the unilateral filling of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam until after the signing of an agreement. (AllAfrica)

Irrigation Minister - Our Stance On GERD Based On Right to Equitable Use of Water

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Professor Yasser Abbas, affirmed that Sudan's stance since the beginning of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations is based on a basic principle in international law, which is the right of the riparian states to obtain fair and reasonable use of water without causing harm to others. (AllAfrica)

Files of Differences On GERD Referred to Prime Ministers of Three Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese delegation to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks requested the referral of the files of differences to the prime ministers of the three countries to reach a political consensus on them, in order to provide the political will for resuming negotiations as soon as possible after consultation between the irrigation ministers of the three countries. (AllAfrica)

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)