Russia, Sudan are discussing naval supply centre, not military base: diplomat

2018/06/10 – Moscow and Khartoum are discussing the establishment of a naval supply centre but not a military base on the Red Sea, said the Russian ambassador to Sudan Vladimir Giltov on Saturday. Continuer à lire … « Russia, Sudan are discussing naval supply centre, not military base: diplomat »

Sudan’s al-Bashir to visit China in September

2018/06/10 – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has received an invitation from the Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing in September 2018. Continuer à lire … « Sudan’s al-Bashir to visit China in September »

Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger sign border protection agreement

2018/06/04 – The Foreign Ministry in the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) said a quadripartite agreement to control and monitor borders among Libya, Sudan, Chad and Niger has been signed in Ndjamena.
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Foreign mercenaries in new scramble for Africa and the #Sahel

2018/05/25 – Private military firms from the US, Russia, France and the UK, among others, are moving in to provide ‘solutions’ for national governments.

They guard mines, train the bodyguards of African presidents and provide security support to UN operations. And increasingly, behind every foreign soldier in the Sahel today, you will find a private military contractor. Continuer à lire … « Foreign mercenaries in new scramble for Africa and the #Sahel »

5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco

2018/05/13 – There are 5,342 terror suspects from 41 countries currently being detained in five intelligence prisons in Riyadh, Jeddah, Buraidah, Abha and Dammam, according to the Presidency of the State Security.

The presidency said 71 suspects belonging to 11 different nationalities were detained during the past two weeks. Continuer à lire … « 5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco »

Niger/Sudan – Niger sends Sudanese refugees back to Libya (Exclusive IRIN)

2018/05/11 – Niger has deported at least 132 Sudanese refugees and asylum seekers back to Libya, drawing criticism that it is flouting international law by sending them back to dangerous and inhumane conditions from which they recently escaped. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Sudan – Niger sends Sudanese refugees back to Libya (Exclusive IRIN) »

Chad/Sudan – Al-Bashir, Deby vow to promote cross-border relations

The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby have pledged to remove all obstacles hindering cross-border relations between the two countries.

On Wednesday, the two leaders attended the closing session of the Sudanese-Chadian border development conference in West Darfur capital, El-Geniena. Continuer à lire … « Chad/Sudan – Al-Bashir, Deby vow to promote cross-border relations »