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US Vows to Aid Transition in Sudan | Asharq AL-awsat

USAID Administrator Samantha Power affirmed Washington’s firm desire to provide support and assistance to Sudan during its transitional period.Power met with several Sudanese officials in Khartoum, asserting that the US administration is focused on Source: US Vows to Aid Transition … Continue reading

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Former NISS agents stand trial in Sudan for murder, crimes against humanity | Radio Dabanga

The trial of the former National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)* agents accused of the January 2019 killing of student Mahjoub El Taj Mahjoub, began in Khartoum Central Court on Monday. It is alleged that Mahjoub died as a result … Continue reading

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Paris Club cancels $14.1 billion Sudan debt | Radio Dabanga

The Paris Club* creditors group has agreed to cancel $14.1 billion in Sudanese debt, and to reschedule the terms of servicing a further $9.5 billion owed to the group. The Paris Club congratulated Sudan for the strong measures of poverty … Continue reading

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Sudan Cabinet: ‘Unanimous decision’ to hand Darfur war crimes accused to ICC | Radio Dabanga

In a ‘unanimous decision’, Sudan’s Cabinet has pledged to hand former officials indicted for war crimes in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The decision shortly follows the visit to Sudan and Darfur by outgoing ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, … Continue reading

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IMF announces debt relief package for Sudan

The International Monetary Fund has announced a debt relief package for Sudan, a step in helping the country as it tries to rejoin the global economy after years of isolation. Source: IMF announces debt relief package for Sudan

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Governor Minni Minawi pledges diversity in Darfur govt | Radio Dabanga

Darfur’s governor Minni Minawi has pledged to involve the diversity of groups in Darfur in the state’s governance during the political event organised in Khartoum on Wednesday in which the newly appointed regional governor and head of the Sudan Liberation … Continue reading

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New West Darfur Wali vows to address security in El Geneina | Radio Dabanga

The new Wali (governor) of West Darfur, Lt Gen Khamis Abkar, says that the decision to appoint him as governor of West Darfur is part of the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement. On Sunday, the Prime Minister issued a … Continue reading

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Joint UN Press Release – UN agencies in Sudan reach conflict-affected communities in non-government-controlled areas for first time in a decade [EN/AR] – Sudan | ReliefWeb

KHARTOUM – For the first time in ten years, United Nations humanitarian agencies have been able to access conflict-affected communities in the five non-governmental areas controlled by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) El Hilu in South Kordofan and Blue Niles … Continue reading

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$500m World Bank grant for water resources in Sudan | Radio Dabanga

Irrigation and Water Resources Minister, Yasir Abbas, has announced that World Bank has provided a grant of $500 million to the ministry. The Minister explained, today in statement to the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) that he met World Bank … Continue reading

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Minawi: ‘Sudan govt obligated to transfer $700 million for Darfur development’ | Radio Dabanga

The governor of the Darfur region and the head of the Sudan Liberation Movement, Minni Minawi, has called on the transitional government to expedite and immediately pay the ‘peace dues’ for Darfur in accordance with the Juba peace agreement signed … Continue reading

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