Turkey has signed an agreement with Sudan that will allow it to have a military presence on the Red Sea. It is the latest country to expand into the area. Why is there a sudden interest in the Red Sea region?
Monthly Archives: desember 2017
New UNMISS Sector East commander optimistic about durable peace
The UN Mission in South Sudan has received a new commander, Brigadier General Muhamed Masum of Bangladesh, for its Sector East, based in Bor in Jonglei.
What will the Sudanese People in the Darfur Region Expect in the New Year 2018?
Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman: The Sudanese people are not sure of what is hidden in the New Year 2018 under the rule of the despotic regime of the National Congress Party (NCP), which is led by the tyrant, genocidal criminal and the fugitive from the international justice, Omer Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir who is seeking protection from the countries his National Islamic Front (NIF) used to call them the arrogant colonial Countries of Russia and America whose torment had neared
Sudan: Rooted in History, Looking Into the Future
The Turkish rule as it is called lasted in Sudan for 64 years and as Sudan is preparing to celebrate its 62nd anniversary as an independent state, it welcomes the Turkish President RecepTayyib Erdogan, the first Turkish president to visit Sudan ever, though Erdogan visited the country before as prime minister back in 2006 and to be the first Muslim leader to visit the troubled region of Darfur
South Sudan government ‘approves’ ceasefire deal
South Sudan’s government on Friday «approved» a cessation of hostilities, protection of civilians and humanitarian access deal brokered by the East African regional bloc IGAD
Machar’s army general defects to FVP Taban faction
An army general from the opposition faction of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) led by former First Vice President, Riek Machar defected to join the faction of First Vice President Taban Deng Gai
SUDAN: SPLM-N Agar extends cessation of hostilities, rejects PCP initiative
The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North under the leadership of Malik Agar has extended for a six-month period a unilateral cessation of hostilities and declined to meet the leader of the Popular Congress Party (PCP) who proposes to build up a peace initiative parallel to the African Union process
Sudanese security arrests civil society activist
Sudanese security authorities arrested a leading member of the Civil Society Initiative (CSI) group, Hasbo Ibrahim Amin, said a statement issued on Wednesday
South Sudan Information Minister Defiant About US Sanctions
South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuei has said he will continue to speak publicly on behalf of President Salva Kiir’s government despite being the target of U.S. sanctions
Revellers in Bor celebrated Christmas with processions
Thousands of people marched in processions to celebrate Christmas in Bor Town and in the UNMISS protection of civilians site in the area