Sudanese environmental activists warned that the 70-year-old El Feel Forest in El Gedaref state, originally designed to counter desert encroachment, “risks being transformed into a barren desert” due to uncontrolled clearances and the transformation of the forest into agricultural lands.
Sudan has agreed to compensate the families of sailors killed in an al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole warship 20 years ago, state news agency SUNA said on Thursday, part of government efforts to remove the country from a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Sudan has agreed to allow flights heading to Israel to cross its airspace, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, two days after Sudan’s military head of state held a surprise meeting with Israel’s prime minister.
At least 24 people have been confirmed killed after a camp for internally displaced people was attacked in Sudan’s West Darfur, an international peacekeeping official said on Wednesday, as top officials arrived to try to calm the violence.
Sporadic tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs continued Tuesday in Sudan’s West Darfur Province, as the death toll climbed to at least two dozen people, some of them burned to death, according to a local aid group working in the area.
The transitional government in Sudan is planning a set of economic and political reforms, including removing fuel subsidies gradually in 2020, Reuters reported, citing Finance Minster Ibrahim Elbadawi.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says a general strike staged by the opposition amounts to a right-wing coup in the wake of the presidential election where the electoral commission has said he has the lead.
Sudan peace talks have stalled before they began in Juba on Wednesday as a key rebel grouping said it refused to negotiate with Khartoum, claiming government forces were still bombarding its territory.