Friday 21 February 2014 February 20, 2014 (JUBA) - Authorities in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state have suspended secretary general Garang Kuot Kuot over his alleged role in the misappropriation of public funds. Garang Kuot Kuot, the suspended (...)
Thursday 16 January 2014 January 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The US dollar inched higher in the black market relative to the Sudanese pound (SDG) despite assurances by the central bank that it has enough Forex reserves to support the local currency. A worker counts (...)
Monday 16 April 2012 April 15, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has finally acknowledged the economic ramifications of losing oil-producing area of Heglig to South Sudan’s army, revealing measures to remedy the situation. FILE – Sudan’s oil Minister (...)
Tuesday 25 February 2014 February 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs has disclosed that Sudanese financial assets amounting to $48.2 million are frozen in the United States under decade-long sanctions imposed by Washington on Khartoum. The (...)
Tuesday 17 December 2013 December 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese cabinet has approved the 2014 budget presented by the newly appointed minister of finance Badr Al-Deen Mahmoud in a session chaired by president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir on Monday. Sudan’s (...)
Saturday 18 January 2014 January 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The governor of the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS), Mohamed Ali Al-Sheikh, has acknowledged lack of transparency in reporting money laundering cases in the country.
Al-Sheikh, who addressed a workshop on (...)
Tuesday 25 February 2014 February 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s parliamantary subcommittee on health has revealed that 50% of the population do not have access to basic drugs, with 79% of people having to pay out of their own pockets to buy medicine due to (...)
Friday 28 September 2012 September 27, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released figures on Thursday projecting that Sudan’s external debts will hit an all-time high next year, the latest evidence of a growing economic crisis engulfing (...)
Saturday 9 June 2012 June 8, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers has proposed a record 137.8 billion Birr (nearly $ 8 billion) annual budget for the 2012/2013 fiscal year, focusing on combating poverty.
The proposed budget, according to (...)
Monday 16 December 2013 December 15, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir issued a decree on Sunday appointing Abdel-Rahman Hassan as governor of the country’s Central Bank.
Hassan, who was the managing director of Omdurman National (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)