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Ilhan Omar Donates U.S.$5000 Towards Flood Victims In Somalia

Ilhan Omar Donates U.S.$5000 Towards Flood Victims In Somalia

Somalis in the diaspora including Minnesota which has the largest number of immigrants in North America have been fundraising towards what has been termed as the most devastating calamity in South Central Somalia in recent years. Others organisations such as the UN, Save the children have chipped in to aid the victims. It is expected […]

Three Aid Workers Killed As Ebola Monitoring Suspended In South Sudan

Three Aid Workers Killed As Ebola Monitoring Suspended In South Sudan

Three aid workers with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have been killed in South Sudan, during fighting between government forces and National Salvation Front (NAS) rebels. The aid organization said Wednesday it has suspended Ebola screening activities at various locations near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, because it is too dangerous […]

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

The Minister of Energy and Mining, Engineer Adil Ali Ibrahim, Monday received the Ambassador of Venezuela to Sudan, Deiby U.Colmenares, and discussed the bilateral cooperation between two countries in the energy and mining fields. Ibrahim expressed the hope of Sudan to benefit from expertise and abilities of Venezuela in the energy and mining fields, referring […]

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed Calls For The Full Participation Of Women In Peace, Security and Development Efforts

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed Calls For The Full Participation Of Women In Peace, Security and Development Efforts

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed inspects a guard parade on arrival at Aden Abdulle International Airport, Mogadishu, during a joint UN-AU Solidarity Mission to Somalia on 23 October 2019. UN Photo / John Arigi The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has called for the full participation of women in the country’s peace, […]

Sudan Appoints Its First Female Chief Justice

Sudan Appoints Its First Female Chief Justice

Respected veteran Sudanese Supreme Court Judge Nemat Abdallah Khair has been confirmed and gazetted as Sudan’s new Chief Justice. She is the first woman to hold the position and follows only a handful of other women in Africa to head judiciaries. The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) announced the confirmation of Khair’s appointment in accordance […]

Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Member of Sovereignty Council, Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed said that the revolution has brought women who are capable to surpass all difficulties in collaboration with youth, stressing on building a new strong Sudan through modernization of infrastructures and erection of schools and hospitals. She announced during the Sovereignty Council delegation visit to Gezira State Tuesday, […]

Asma Mohamed Abdallah First Female Foreign Minister In Sudan

Asma Mohamed Abdallah First Female Foreign Minister In Sudan

A former World Bank economist will join Sudan’s first female foreign minister in the country’s first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir, the new prime minister has said. Sudan’s prime minister announced the formation of his Cabinet on Thursday, making a major step for the East African county after former leader Omar […]

Young Women Cycling To Promote Women Rights

Young Women Cycling To Promote Women Rights

For many Khartoum residents, this is an eye-boggling experience. A group of young ladies are seen these days parading in bicycles around Khartoum not weary about the unpaved roads and the gaze of the bystanders. The ladies were actually using this untraditional way in Sudan to publicize women sport and use of environmentally friendly transport, […]

Even As Sudan Signs Peace Deal, Feminists Fight For Representation

Even As Sudan Signs Peace Deal, Feminists Fight For Representation

In Sudan, women are well-represented in the workforce. They are not lacking in any public spaces. And over the past few months, they have made up half, if not more, of the protest crowds making demands of their new transitional government. Women were an integral part of protests that led to the ouster of longtime […]

Abdalla Hamdok Nominated As Prime Minister Of Sudan’s Transitional Government

Abdalla Hamdok Nominated As Prime Minister Of Sudan’s Transitional Government

The Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) has nominated former senior UN official Abdalla Hamdok as prime minister of Sudan’s three year-transitional government. Hamdok has over 30 years of experience as a senior policy analyst and economist addressing diverse development challenges of the African policy landscape, primarily in the fields of governance, institutional analysis, public […]

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