Ethiopia, S. Sudan sign military co-operation agreement

(ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia and South Sudan on Saturday signed a military cooperation agreement between the two countries.The agreement was signed by the Ethiopian army chiefs of staff, Gen. Berhanu Jula and his South Sudan counterpart, Gen. Johnson Juma Okot.The signing ceremony, according to the National Defense Force website, was held at the conclusion of the 11th joint chiefs of staff meeting of the two countries held in Addis Ababa.The…

Sudan central bank floats pound

KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s central bank on Sunday floated the local currency saying its price will be fixed by the exchange rate in the local forex market.The dollar was selling for about 380 Sudanese pounds in cash transactions, as the official rate was at 55 to the dollar."Banks are required to announce currency exchange rates based on supply and demand in the market," said the Bank of Sudan in a circular…

Sudan rejects Ethiopian allegations of serving third part, alludes to Eritrean involvement

The Sudanese government has strongly rejected accusations that its military component is serving the interest of a third country and alluded to the involvement of the Eritrean troops in the ongoing border dispute with Ethiopia.On Thursday, Ethiopia accused the Sudanese army of seeking to plunge Sudan into border war serving the interests of a "third country", alluding to Egypt which is opposed to the construction of a giant dam in…

Sports Minister: Egypt hosting Shooting World Cup reflects 2021 IHF World Men’s Handball success

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi said Egypt hosting of a shooting on choppers World Cup from February 22 till March 5 reflects Egypt's success in organizing the 2021 IHF World Men's Handball Championship in January.In statements Sunday, Sobhi said Egypt will host a number of world contests within the coming stage including shooting, cycling and archery championships, referring to strenuous efforts to render all tournaments a success.The minister…

MP: The Disruption Of The Political System Had A Negative Presence In The Economic Reform Scene

MP Muhammad Shiaa al-Sudani affirmed that party interests have a negative presence in the economic reform scene.Al-Sudani said in a statement, "The disruption of the entire political system had a negative presence in the economic reform scene, as the steps that any government or official aspired to were being rejected or accepted according to political relations and interests, and perhaps the most important of which was the abortion of the…