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New Bible app helps South Sudan refugees plant church

Rev Alex Sokiri and his wife Harriet fled an armed raid on their town in Kajo Keji in South Sudan in July 2016, leaving all their possessions behind. They travelled over 30km on foot to the Morobi Refugee Camp in Northern Uganda where they, and people from their own church and community, struggled t


South Sudan refugees to return home

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – Torit State governor at Eastern Equatorial Province Alberio Tobiolo in South Sudan has urged citizens who are currently residing in neighbouring countries to return home, saying calm has been restored in the country.


Govt requests submission of claims over South Sudan payment arrears

KAMPALA – The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives has requested companies and individuals who supplied goods and services to the South Sudan government to submit their non-payment claims.


Sudan police break up anti-regime protest in Khartoum

Demonstrators march on presidential palace to demand President Omar al-Bashir’s resignation. Sudanese police on Thursday dispersed anti-regime demonstrators as they marched on the presidential palace in Khartoum.


Libya: Anti-government protests continue in Sudan

Security forces on Wednesday fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in Kasala State ,East Sudan, demanding president Omer al-Bashir ,has been in power to for nearly 30 years, to stop down.The marchers chanted anti -government slogans on main streets of city and in front of a military base


Viewpoint: As most of Africa ‘dilly-dallied,’ Sudan, South Africa boosted food production with biotech crops

… [An] August 2018 report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) indicated the two countries led in biotech cultivation on the continent, with South Africa among the world’s top 10 countries planting more than one million hectares of GM crops….Sudan, on


South Sudan: Why Machar’s Representative Musa Pouk Resigned

SPLM-IO’s representative to Qatar, Yohanis Musa Pouk, has resigned, citing frustrations over the group’s failure to make reforms. Musa said he had written a resignation letter to South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar, who is currently in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.


Tear gas fired as hundreds march to Sudan presidential palace

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir's resignation spread to other cities and towns.


Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Khartoum (AFP) - One month after protests erupted across Sudan against rising bread prices, anti-government demonstrations have turned into daily rallies against a defiant President Omar al-Bashir who has rejected calls to resign.


Sudan reinforces Khartoum ahead of march

Sudanese security forces deployed in numbers in Khartoum on Thursday as demonstrators threatened to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace to demand his resignation after a month of escalating protests.


Explainer: Protesters in Sudan want end to Bashir's 30-year rule

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Weeks of protests pose one of the most serious challenges to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule just as his party prepares to change the constitution to allow him to seek another term.


Sudan protest hub: Protesters soldier on despite crackdown

Today’s round of protests were south of the capital, Khartoum, in the town of Kalakala as security agents fired tear gas to disperse hundreds who marched on to the streets. Even as security forces have given protection to pro-government rallies – some attended by embattled president al-Bashir, most


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World Renowned Specialists including Alejandro Aravena visit Sudan this February

Kerma Expo 2019 earth architecture is an international platform. A celebration of earth ,art, culture and architecture. "The concept behind it is to bring the earth together by reviving the earth architecture in karma and in Sudan in general."


Sudan protests approach one-month mark

Sudan (MNN) — Hundreds of protestors in six major cities across Sudan took to the streets this weekend, reports Middle East Monitor. More demonstrations are planned for today and Thursday.


Can Bashir, a Brutal Survivor, Ride Out the Growing Wave of Protests in Sudan?

Omar al-Bashir’s long rule in Sudan has been defined by a criminal and abject failure to govern. But he has also shown unmistakable staying power as the leader of a vast, hard-to-manage country. That is now being tested to its limits as weeks of anti-government demonstrations show no sign of dissipa


Air Serv sends second relief aircraft to South Sudan

Humanitarian air transportation organization Air Serv International has dispatched a Cessna Grand Caravan single-engine turboprop to Wau, South Sudan, to support relief efforts in the war-torn country.


Marching Toward a Massacre

Half a world away, crowds of heroic protesters are in the streets. They shout “Peaceful, Peaceful” even as security forces target them with live ammunition. They are risking their lives to try to topple a genocidal ruler. But President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other world leaders ar


Newspaper receives directive to stop reporting on protests in neighbouring Sudan

This statement was originally published on africafex.org on 12 January 2019. The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) condemns the summoning of the Editor in Chief of Al Watan Arabic newspaper by South Sudan's Media Authority, for publishing articles on on-going demonstrations in neighbouri


HRH The Duke of York KG attends Glencourse Barracks to award Operational Medals

Earlier today (Thursday 17th January) at Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik, HRH The Duke of York KG presented Medals to 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) personnel who took part in an operational tour, OP SHADER, in Iraq in 2018.