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Western officials call on Sudan to lift state of emergency

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | A delegation comprised of officials from France, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union on Friday called on Sudanese authorities to end the state of emergency. In a statement issued after a visit to Khartoum, the delegation called for immediate progress …

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Sudan renews claim to disputed Fashaga area bordering Ethiopia

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan on Sunday reaffirmed its ownership of the disputed Fashaga district on the border with Ethiopia. “Fashaga is a Sudanese land,” acting Foreign Minister Ali Al-Sadiq told visiting UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh, according to a statement by Sudan’s foreign …

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Sudan frees 18 foreigners from human traffickers

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | The Sudanese General Intelligence Service (GIS) on Thursday freed 18 foreigners held by a human trafficking group in eastern Sudan’s Gadaref State. “The national intelligence service in Gadaref state managed to stop a human trafficking network today (Thursday) and freed 18 Ethiopian nationals from a criminal …

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Sudan risks sliding into economic, security collapse: UN envoy

United Nations | Xinhua | The top UN envoy for Sudan warned Monday that the country may risk sliding into an economic and security collapse and a worse humanitarian crisis. “The stakes are high. The aspirations of Sudanese women and men for a prosperous, civilian-led, democratic future are at risk. Unless …

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Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

United Nations | Xinhua | A Chinese envoy on Monday called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible. Following the withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region, the Sudanese authorities have assumed the primary responsibility of protecting civilians. It is, therefore, urgent …

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Museveni calls for free and fair elections in Sudan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has called for free and fair elections in Sudan.  Museveni said that political actors must rely on numbers and not tribes to win if it is to achieve unity and end the current political crisis. President Yoweri Museveni made the remarks on …

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