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 (...)
Thursday 9 February 2012
February 8, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has accused foreign groups of profiting from the crisis in Darfur, vowing to fully implement a deal aimed at ending years of insurgency and dependency on aid in his (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 8 July 2014
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 7, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has unanimously approved 178.5 billion birr (around $9.1 billion) for the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget.
The new budget saw a 15.3% (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 11 May 2014
May 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The government of Saudi Arabia informed Sudan that it was not behind a decision taken by an unknown number of Saudi banks last February to suspend any dealings with Sudan.
“Some Saudi banks halted dealings (...)
Wednesday 30 May 2012
May 29, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – Sudan’s fragile economy is facing "daunting" challenges , the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its first assessment of the economic health of the east African country, nearly one year after the (...)
Thursday 3 February 2011
By: Bonifacio Taban Kuich
February 2, 2011 (BENTIU) – A Kenyan private airline has decided to suspend operations in all ten states of Southern Sudan in light of the chronic deterioration in the value of the Sudanese pound against the (...)
Saturday 25 February 2012
February 24, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) signed yesterday a loan agreement with Sudan in the amount of $30 million that will be used to build a dam on Atabarah river.
OFID Director-General (...)
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 (...)
Riek Machar treacherous journey2014-08-21 04:41:42
From plotting a failed coup to ending in foreign land
By Steve Paterno
August 20, 2014 - After failing to ascend to the helm of power through party structures, the overly ambitious Riek (...)
Freedom of Expression in South Sudan: does it exists?2014-08-18 22:02:01
By Joseph Stewart Sr.
“You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a (...)
Memory, healing and transformation in South Sudan 2014-07-23 05:55:08
Memory, Healing and Transformation in South Sudan
A Working Paper by David K. Deng
What is memorialization? 2
Integrity 3 (...)