Friday 31 January 2014
January 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Switzerland is ready to help Sudan manage its foreign debt issue and urging the international community, in its capacity as a member of the Paris Club, to offer debt relief to the East African nation. (...)
Friday 23 November 2012
November 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - The fourth European Film Festival in Sudan was launched in Khartoum on Tuesday by Sudan’s Minister of Culture and Information, Ahmed Bilal Osman at the offices of the European Union Delegation.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
May 13, 2013 (JUBA) – Disgraced former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in South Sudan on Monday to open a new bank, marking a rare return to the financial world since his career was derailed by a (...)
Saturday 8 May 2004
BERN, Switzerland, May 07, 2004 (UPI) — The United Nations has requested an officer from historically neutral Switzerland for peacekeeping work in Sudan, Swiss newspaper Der Bund reports.
Switzerland has pursued a policy of careful (...)
Sunday 4 July 2004
BERN, Switzerland, July 04, 2004 (AP) — Switzerland will review its weapons exports to Sudan after a report claimed that Swiss companies had sold more than US$4 million of small arms to the war-torn African state in 2002.
A report (...)
Monday 15 July 2013
July 14, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese authorities have prevented representatives of opposition parties from travelling to Geneva on Sunday to attend a meeting with Sudan’s rebel groups to discuss peaceful solutions for the conflicts in (...)
Sunday 4 July 2004
GENEVA, July 04, 2004 (Swissinfo) — Switzerland exported small arms valued at $4.3 million (SFr5.3 million) to war-torn Sudan in 2002, according to a report presented to the United Nations.
The report, from Geneva’s Institute of (...)
Friday 4 June 2004
By Anna Nelson
GENEVA, June 03, 2004 (swissinfo) — The Swiss foreign minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, has pledged SFr10 million in humanitarian assistance for Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region.
At a United Nations conference in Geneva on (...)
Tuesday 18 February 2014
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 17, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) - An Ethiopian co-pilot on Monday sought asylum in Switzerland after he hijacked an Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane en route from Addis Ababa to Rome via Khartoum. Swiss police (...)
Wednesday 30 June 2004
GENEVA, June 29, 2004 (Swissinfo) — The Swiss foreign minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, has called for a political solution to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan.
Calmy-Rey, who has just visited the (...)
Why SPLM should not be a political party?2014-10-27 08:00:25
By John Adoor Deng
October 27, 2014 - Many people who have the focus in South Sudanese politics, these days have been bombarded with many coined Acronyms around SPLM. Truthfully, it has been a (...)
Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan2014-09-23 08:30:16
National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR)
Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)