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URA: Sudanese found with material to make fake dollars

  Malaba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Sudanese national has been arrested trying to cross into Uganda from Kenya with material that Uganda Revenue Authority believes is for making fake US dollars. The suspect, Duach Chuol Kaylech Toang, was held after his luggage at Malaba One Stop Border Post (OSBP) …

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Ethiopia, Egypt delay deadline in River Nile dam row

Washington, United States | AFP | Ethiopia made progress with Egypt and Sudan in US-brokered talks in easing concerns over a hotly contested mega-dam on the Nile, with a tentative agreement to fill it only during the rainy season. The three countries had set a deadline of Wednesday to reach …

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Sudan PM pushes for peace in first trip to rebel bastion

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Thursday vowed to achieve peace in Sudan’s war zones as he visited rebel stronghold Kauda. “This is a great chance to show our people in Kauda and across the world that their transitional government is working hard to achieve comprehensive justice …

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Sudan bans newspapers, TV stations over Bashir ties

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan banned two newspapers and two television stations on Tuesday, saying they had received funding from the government of former president Omar al-Bashir who was ousted last year following protests. The decision was made by a committee tasked by Sudan’s transitional authorities with dismantling institutions linked …

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Children among 18 killed in Sudan military plane crash

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Four children were among 18 people killed Thursday when a Sudanese military transport plane crashed after take off from West Darfur state, an army spokesman said. The plane crashed five minutes after take off from an airport in the state capital El Geneina, after delivering …

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Sudan, rebels, agree plan to end conflict in Darfur

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | The Sudanese government and nine rebel groups on Saturday signed an agreement on a roadmap towards ending the bloody conflict in the Darfur region. The deal outlines different issues the parties will need to negotiate during the latest round of talks in Juba. “We believe …

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Sudan opens Darfur crimes probe against Bashir regime figures

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan has opened an investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region by members of the regime of ousted former president Omar al-Bashir, the state prosecutor said Sunday. The conflict between pro-government forces and ethnic minority rebels left around 300,000 people dead and 2.5 million …

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Sudan free from Bashir but effects of sanctions linger

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  In a cooking oil factory in Khartoum, Sudanese workers hammer at a broken-down machine, as general manager Sarah al-Fateh sighs in frustration. She is unable to import replacement parts for her family’s business, she said, because of “American sanctions”. A year after the start of a …

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