Sudan’s new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, arrived in South Sudan on Thursday on his first official visit since becoming premier, declaring “the sky is the limit” for ties between the former foes.
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) and the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) celebrated the completion of the programme of 60 diplomats from South Sudan,
The signing of a final power-sharing agreement by Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council is a historic step that ensures participation of all spectrums of Sudanese national forces and will certainly help consolidate the stability of the political system. Sudan has re-scripted history with the dawn
Germany and the UK have suspended refugee funding to Uganda, the world’s second-biggest host country for refugees. The almost 2 million displaced people in Uganda will be the victims of this, driving them into the hands of ruthless people traffickers – and perhaps to the shores of Europe. Uganda is a humanitarian superpower that is almost
Time and again the countries of the world that are termed as third world and underdeveloped, have proven that their thinking is more progressive than ‘developed’ countries (“A landmark Sudan pact will foster peace,” Oct 4, Gulf Today)
The United States said on Thursday it would provide more than $720 million in humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis in Syria, plus nearly $152 million for Africa's Sahel region and almost $108 million for South Sudan.
The long-awaited euphoria finally burst on the streets of Sudan on Saturday as the country signed a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war. There was singing and dancing as Sudan’s government and rebel leaders prepared to ink the deal.
Children instinctively reach down for the white ash, a natural mosquito repellent, and rub it on their skin as women set to milking and men prepare for a long day seeking pasture at the peak of the dry season.
Weak rays of early morning sun seep through the smoke rising from smouldering piles of dried dung, keeping flies away from the precious cattle.