Sudan : Gov’t, armed groups strike deal on Sudan transitional parliament

09/07/2020 – The transitional government, Freedom and Change Forces (FFC) and armed groups agreed on Wednesday evening to allocate 75 seats of the Transitional Legislative Council to Sudanese Revolutionary Forces and SLM of Minni Minnawi.The deal struck on the transitional parliament comes after over ten days of difficult talks in Khartoum as the armed groups initially requested 140 seats. Continuer à lire … « Sudan : Gov’t, armed groups strike deal on Sudan transitional parliament »

Turkish agenda in Libya targets Sudan and the region; Arman

09/05/2020 – Yasir Arman, deputy head of the SPLM-N, said that Turkish agenda in Libya would negatively affect political stability its neighbouring countries: Sudan, Egypt, Chad and Tunisia.The alliance between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj has sparked outrage in the region as many point out to his political affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood. Continuer à lire … « Turkish agenda in Libya targets Sudan and the region; Arman »

Sudan’s intelligence chief resigns after Khartoum mutiny

18/01/2020 – Sudan’s spy chief Abu Bakr Mustafa has stepped down two days after a revolt in the capital Khartoum.

“The director of intelligence has resigned. He called us by telephone and we asked him to submit a written resignation, so we are now considering it,” General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the head of Sudan’s sovereign council, told state television on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Sudan’s intelligence chief resigns after Khartoum mutiny »

In Darfur, revamped Janjaweed militia still kill, rape with impunity

03/&01/2020 – “I returned to Geneina, Zalinge, Gosile and Doram villages in March 2018. I had been told the situation had changed, but nothing has changed. Women continue to be raped. What are we going to do if we go back to Darfur? Going back is impossible for now. I don’t even dream of going back.”

Continuer à lire … « In Darfur, revamped Janjaweed militia still kill, rape with impunity »

Sudan to announce verdict on ex-president al-Bashir in December

17/11/2019 – Sudan has set a date to announce the verdict against ex-president Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir who has been under trial since his ouster from the leadership of the country in April this year. Continuer à lire … « Sudan to announce verdict on ex-president al-Bashir in December »

Sudan’s new FM open to relations with Israel, if Palestinian conflict resolved

Asma Abdullah, first woman in her country’s history to be top diplomat, says ‘now is not the time,’ but adds that most Arab states maintain some ties with Jewish state. Continuer à lire … « Sudan’s new FM open to relations with Israel, if Palestinian conflict resolved »

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan

2019/03/02 – The IAEA delivered the final report of an expert mission that reviewed Sudan’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme.

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission was conducted from 27 August to 3 September 2018 at the invitation of the Government of Sudan. An IAEA team of experts reviewed the status of nuclear infrastructure development as outlined for Phase 1 of the IAEA’s Milestones Approach. This three-phased, comprehensive method enables a country to understand the commitments and obligations associated with developing a safe, secure and sustainable nuclear power programme. Continuer à lire … « IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan »

Sudan/US – Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI

2018/05/11 – Sudan’s Council of Ministers on Sunday has endorsed a counter-terrorism agreement signed between the Sudanese Interior Ministry and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).The agreement was introduced to the Council of Ministers’ meeting by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs Ahmed Saad Omer. Continuer à lire … « Sudan/US – Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI »

Sudan, Russia discuss military cooperation

2018/29/10 – Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf and Russia’s deputy chief of staff, Admiral Igor Osipov, have discussed military cooperation between the two countries.Abdel-Marouf on Sunday met with the visiting Russian Admiral in the presence of Sudan’s chief of staff of the naval forces, Maj. Gen. Abdallah al-Matari al-Faradi besides the military attachés in Moscow and Khartoum. Continuer à lire … « Sudan, Russia discuss military cooperation »

Nuclear – IAEA Reviews Sudan’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

2018/09/09 – An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to the Republic of Sudan to review its development of infrastructure for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR), which ended on 3 September, was conducted at the invitation of the Government of Sudan. Continuer à lire … « Nuclear – IAEA Reviews Sudan’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development »