Tuesday 24 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 24 (AFP) — British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw stressed that his country had no plans to deploy troops to the troubled western region of Sudan, but said that Britain stood ready to support the African Union military (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 23, 2004 (SUNA) — The Ministry of Health has adopted preventive measures, including HIV test, on foreigners coming to Sudan for work, announced the Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmed Bilal Osman.
The minister told SUNA (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 August 23, 2004 (LiquidAfrica) — Sudan’s fixed line and cellular markets are still monopoly markets operated by Sudatel and its cellular subsidiary Mobitel.
The cellular sector is expecting a second mobile operator by the end of 2004, (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 ADDIS ADABA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The European Union has donated 32 million euros ($39 million) for food aid for Ethiopia which is facing its worst drought in more than 20 years, the U.N.’s World Food Programme said on Monday.
The money (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 ABUJA, Aug 23 (AFP) — Sudan’s warring government and rebel leaders agreed to study an agenda for peace talks drawn up by the African Union, after a first day of negotiations revealed deep divisions over how to proceed.
The rival parties (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 BEIJING, Aug 23, 2004 (Xinhua) — Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing talked over phone with US Secretary of State Colin Powell, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier on Monday night, (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 By Madeline Chambers
KHARTOUM, Aug 23 (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw urged Sudan on Monday to comply with U.N. demands to end the conflict in Darfur that has killed up to 50,000 people and reported a glimpse of (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 PARIS, France, Aug 23, 2004 (PANA) — The French foreign ministry reiterated Monday that only a political solution was ideal for lasting peace to prevail in Sudan’s western region of Darfur.
"We have always said that only a fundamental (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 ABUJA, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2004 (PANA) — The inter-Sudanese peace talks
adjourned for three hours Monday in Abuja, to enable a
select committee develop an agenda for the discussions,
Nigerian government officials said. Abdowahid M. A. (...)
Tuesday 24 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 24 (AFP) — The World Bank is to give Ethiopia a total of 200 mln usd in loans and grant, following an agreement signed in Addis Ababa today, a World Bank statement said.
Under the agreement, a loan of 100 mln usd will (...)
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 (...)