Monday 21 October 2013
October 20, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) urged the Sudanese government to continue down the path of economic reforms and press with its outreach to creditors in its quest for debt (...)
Thursday 1 May 2014
April 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The World Bank’s (WB) country director for Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Bella Bird, said that half of Sudan’s population is living below the poverty line and noted that the percentage of poor people in the (...)
Wednesday 23 May 2012
May 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government will work closely with the World Bank in the coming period to evaluate the performance of the economy and come up with proposals that will help it weather the challenges it is facing, an (...)
Thursday 4 September 2014
September 3, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s first vice-president, Bakri Hassan Saleh, has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and other international institutions to intervene to find a solution to Sudan’s debt (...)
Saturday 4 February 2006
Feb 4, 2006 (JOHANNESBURG) — A $200m undersea cable promising a massive improvement in the quality and cost of African telecommunications will go live only by the end of next year, or a year later than hoped.
According to the (...)
Sunday 20 May 2012
May 19, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Saturday said it has received a grant amounting to $38 million from the World Bank, to support infrastructure projects, specifically building roads in rural areas.
South Sudan has also received (...)
Thursday 22 January 2015
January 21, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new report released by the World Bank said Ethiopia had registered remarkable progress in eradicating poverty during the past decade.
Considered one of Africa’s poorest nations, (...)
Thursday 17 May 2012
May 16, 2012 (NAIROBI) – South Sudan, has joined the membership of the African Trade Insurance (ATI) agency which insures investment and political risks in the continent. South Sudan delegation at the ATI conference in Nairobi (ST) (...)
Monday 20 February 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 19, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia has completed a power transmission line that links its power grid with neighbouring Sudan, state Electric and Power Corporation (EEPCO) announced.
Funded by the World (...)
Friday 11 May 2012
May 10, 2012 (JUBA) - Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday officially commissioned the long-awaited construction of the Gulu-Nimule highway, which will directly link Uganda to the Republic of South Sudan with a paved road (...)
Darfur, the most ‘successful’ genocide in a century2017-04-21 23:16:47
By Eric Reeves
The Darfur region of western Sudan has been recognized since 2004 as the site of genocide since 2004 by dozens of political officials and bodies (including the U.S. Congress and (...)
An Appeal to President of the Republic of South Sudan2017-03-15 07:22:45
Dear. Mr. President,
I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I (...)