US Welcomes Sudan Power-sharing Deal as ‘Important Step Forward’

The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "important step forward."The U.S. State Department said in statement that special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth will return to the region soon. The agreement brokered by the African Union and Ethiopia Union, announced on Friday, is due to be…

GCC chief welcomes political agreement in Sudan

Riyadh: Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, has welcomed the agreement reached between the Transitional Military Council and the Forces for Freedom and Change in Sudan on the arrangements for the transitional period. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Dr. Al-Zayani described the deal as a positive and important step that would pave the way for Sudan to overcome the circumstances.Al-Zayani expressed his…

GCC chief welcomes political agreement in Sudan

Riyadh: Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, has welcomed the agreement reached between the Transitional Military Council and the Forces for Freedom and Change in Sudan on the arrangements for the transitional period. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Dr. Al-Zayani described the deal as a positive and important step that would pave the way for Sudan to overcome the circumstances.Al-Zayani expressed his…

South Sudan and UNIDO partner to enhance food security

July - South Sudan in partnership with UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched an agro-processing and entrepreneurship development skills project to promote food security and economic growth in the country.The undersecretary in South Sudan's Ministry of Trade, Industry and East Africa Community Affairs, Mou Mou Athian said the project, launched on Friday, is will boost food and nutritional security among communities displaced by civil strife.Our people are going to…

South Sudan and UNIDO partner to enhance food security

July - South Sudan in partnership with UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched an agro-processing and entrepreneurship development skills project to promote food security and economic growth in the country.The undersecretary in South Sudan's Ministry of Trade, Industry and East Africa Community Affairs, Mou Mou Athian said the project, launched on Friday, is will boost food and nutritional security among communities displaced by civil strife.Our people are going to…

Massive Displacement in Eastern DR Congo Poses Health Hazard

The International Organization for Migration warns massive displacement from renewed inter-ethnic fighting in DR Congo's Ebola-affected Ituri province poses a serious health hazard. At least 160 people were killed during renewed clashes early last month between Lendu farmers and Hema herders in Ituri province. U.N. agencies report the violence has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and sent more than 7,500 refugees fleeing for their lives into neighboring Uganda.The International…