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Education on hold for South Sudanese child refugees

21 June, 2017

Out of the one million refugees who are expected to be in Uganda by the end of the month, nearly three-quarters of them are children

Record 65.6 million displaced in 2016: UN

20 June, 2017

The UNHCR chief called for 'solidarity' and common purpose' in tackling 'unacceptable number' of people being displaced by war and persecution, as the world marks annual refugee day.

Haftar's support for Sudanese rebels 'destroying Darfur and Libya'

19 June, 2017

General Khalifa Haftar's support of Janjaweed mercenaries is causing a return to violence in the Darfur region, the Sudanese media minister said on Sunday.

Sudan's regime could get $42 billion once sanctions lifted

17 June, 2017

Sudan's ministry of statistics has released a list of potential infrastructure investments that could be lined up if sanctions are lifted next month.

Sudan to deploy more troops to fight Yemen war

13 June, 2017

More Sudanese troops will be sent to fight in Yemen, reports suggest, after the Saudi-led military alliance expelled Qatar from the coalition waging war on Yemen's Houthi rebels.

US appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

12 June, 2017

The US Court largely upheld an injunction on the ban, but said the government was within its right to review the vetting process for people entering the country.

Sudan 'bans reporting of cholera' as disease spreads nationwide

12 June, 2017

The Sudanese authorities have been preventing awareness campaigns for the deadly water-borne disease, banning the use of the word cholera and putting thousands of lives at risk.

1967 to 2017: Arab unity, a fickle beast

09 June, 2017

Comment: Until this sudden fracturing of the GCC, it had appeared that a third phase of inter-Arab cooperation might be about to commence, writes Robert Springborg.

Sudan accuses detained rights activist of 'spying'

05 June, 2017

Prominent Sudanese human rights activist Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, who has been detained for several months, has been charged with spying for foreign embassies, reports said on Monday.

Sudan rejects Egypt official offer on disputed border region

02 June, 2017

Khartoum has rejected an official offer from Cairo to implement the terms of a 2004 inactive agreement on the contested border area of the Halayeb Triangle.

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