The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday approved a $2.5bn loan for Sudan, and with the World Bank sealed a landmark deal that unlocks nearly $50bn in debt relief for the impoverished African nation. The announcement came after the IMF finalised an agreement with 101 donor countries allowing Sudan to[…]
The latest meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam may be the last chance to relaunch talks before it is filled for the second year in a row, Egypt said in a statement on Sunday. The meeting concludes on Monday in Kinshasa, the capital of[…]
Crowds of thousands marched through the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday demanding justice for people killed during the protest movement that began exactly two years ago. Some protesters marched towards the presidential palace, directing angry slogans towards both the military and civilian leaders of the transitional government, even calling for[…]
Sudan and Ethiopia will hold negotiations next week to delineate their shared border, a statement from Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s office said on Sunday. The talks will be held on Tuesday, a week after Ethiopian forces reportedly ambushed and killed Sudanese troops along the border. “Hamdok and his Ethiopian[…]
The United Nations yesterday warned of an “imminent” humanitarian crisis as a result of a conflict in Ethiopia’s northern border region of Tigray. “A full-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding as thousands of refugees flee ongoing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region each day to seek safety in eastern Sudan,” the UN[…]
Sudan and the United States have signed an agreement to restore the African country’s sovereign immunity. The Sudanese Ministry of Justice said in a statement on Friday that the agreement will settle cases brought against Sudan in US courts, including for the bombing of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania[…]
Sudan’s government and rebel leaders gathered on Saturday to drumming, singing and dancing as they signed a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died. “Today we have reached a peace agreement. We are happy. We have finished the mission,” Tut Gatluak, head[…]
A high-level delegation led by the head of Sudan’s ruling council has travelled to the United Arab Emirates for separate talks with Emirati and US officials, including discussions on its removal from the US’s list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”, according to state media. The Sudanese state news agency SUNA[…]
Floodwaters in Sudan have reached the highest levels on record, killing dozens of people, destroying thousands of homes and encroaching on some neighbourhoods of the capital Khartoum. The flooding comes despite Ethiopia starting to fill the reservoir behind a giant new dam upstream on the Blue Nile in July. The Grand[…]
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has announced that the country is ready to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) so those accused of war crimes in Darfur appear before the tribunal, a list that includes deposed President Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir, who has been in jail in Khartoum since he[…]
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