‘Egyptians entering Sudan now need entry visas’ | «Les Egyptiens entrant au Soudan ont maintenant besoin d’un visas d’entrée»

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The Sudanese government has said Egyptians can no longer enter Sudan without visas, effectively ending decades of free entry to the Sudan by Egyptian nationals. The official Radio Omdurman on Saturday quoted the official spokesman for the … Read More

Sudan rejects US appeals court ruling on compensations to USS Cole victims

Sudan says it will appeal a ruling by a US court of appeals that ordered payment of hundreds of millions of dollars to victims of an American warship, USS Cole, attacked by Al Qaeda in 2000. A Foreign Ministry statement … Read More

Sudan’s media urge intervention on South Sudan’s renewed fighting

Sudanese newspapers are awash with the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, where hundreds were reported killed and thousands forced to leave the capital city, Juba and other major towns, urging the international community to intervene to avoid further escalation of … Read More

Sudan, Ethiopia to ‘unify currency’

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudanese could shortly use their currency in Ethiopia and the Ethiopians could do the same with theirs in Sudan, a senior Sudanese financial official has announced. According to the Governor of the Sudanese Central Bank, Sudan was … Read More

Libya’s neighbours to meet in Cairo

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – A meeting of Libya’s six neighbouring countries – Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Niger and Chad – has been scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, later this month, to find ways to enhance Libya’s stability, the … Read More

Sudanese government vows to end rebellion in Darfur

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Photo: American Jewish World Service PANA Khartoum, Sudan – The Sudanese government has said it will do everything humanly possible end the rebellion in west Sudan’s Darfur region by the end of this year, the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) … Read More

Sudan rejects renewal of US economic sanctions, accuses Washington of double standards

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US President George W. Bush (R) speaks to the press with Sudanese First Vice President and President of Southern Sudan Salva Kiir in Washington, Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images PANA Khartoum, Sudan – Sudan has expressed its dismay over the renewal … Read More

African Union slams unilateral ‘referendum’ in Abyei area

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Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS PANA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the holding of a unilateral referendum in the disputed Abyei region between the republics of Sudan and South Sudan, warning that the act can only … Read More

Al-Bashir says next presidential elections in Sudan for 2015

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Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir, President of Sudan and Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan; Photo: UN PANA Khartoum, Sudan – President Omar Al-Bashir announced here Monday that the next presidential elections in Sudan will take place … Read More

US welcomes Sudan’s ‘improved steps’ to assist refugees

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Photo: genderacrossborders PANA Washington, US- The United States says it welcomes Sudan’s decision to issue work permits to some 30,000 refugees in eastern Sudan. A press statement issued by US Department of State received by PANA on Saturday noted that … Read More

UNAMID’s Chief condemns killing of peacekeeper in Sudan

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Captain Ajaya Rana serving with UNAMID, takes part in the commemoration of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers Photo: UN PANA Khartoum, Sudan-A UNAMID Military Observer from Zambia died 11 Oct. in Al Fashir in Sudan’s North Darfur state, following … Read More

Sudan, US clash over visa for President Al-Bashir

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Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir – Photo: UN PANA Khartoum, Sudan – A row has erupted between Sudan and the US over the request for a US visa by Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to attend the 68th session of the UN … Read More

Sudan to US: Stay away from Juba, Khartoum dispute over Abyei

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Ali Ahmed Karti, Sudanese Foreign Minister PANA Khartoum, Sudan – Sudan has made it clear it will not tolerate any US involvement in its dispute with South Sudan over Abyei, an oil rich triangle the two countries are contesting. This leaves … Read More

Sudan, Niger agree to cooperate in petroleum, other domains

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Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie, Sudan’s Presidential Assistant – Photo: Sudanviews PANA Khartoum, Sudan – Sudan and Niger have agreed to cooperate in the petroleum, bilateral and regional sectors, the official Sudan Radio Omdurman reported on Friday. The official broadcaster said Sudan’s Presidential … Read More