SUDANESE HEALTH MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH WHO EXPERTS

KHARTOUM, — Sudanese Health Minister Bahar Iddris Abu Garda has held discussions here with experts and consultants of the World Health Organization(WHO) and the WHO Representative in Sudan, Dr Naema Al-Qaseer, on the ongoing arrangements to declare the country free …

Kenya: Mombasa Port Expansion Good for Business � KPA

The Kenya Ports Authority has said the expansion of the port of Mombasa will make it good for business, in spite of rising competition in the region.

Ahead of the infrastructure summit Monday morning at State House in Nairobi, KPA …

SUDANESE PRESIDENT REITERATES COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL DIALOGUE OUTCOMES

KHARTOUM, — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday reiterated his government’s commitment to implementing the outcomes of the national dialogue conference, which is set to conclude its sessions on Oct. 10.

“We reiterate our commitment to implementing the outcomes of …

SUDAN: MASSIVE HOUSES RUINED, 4 DEAD IN HEAVY FLOODS IN SOUTH DARFUR

KHARTOUM, — Four people died and six others injured at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Sudan’s South Darfur State due to heavy rain, Sudan Tribune reported Friday.

“The heavy rainfall during the past three days has left great …

SOUTH SUDAN ‘TO GET NEW PEACEKEEPING FORCE’, SAYS IGAD

JUBA, — South Sudan’s government has agreed to let in a new international protection force to try to save a peace deal, the East African regional body, Igad, says.

Ethnic clashes last month left at least 300 people dead and …

S. Sudan’s Machar Welcomes Regional Calls for His Reinstatement

The leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO), Riek Machar has welcomed the backing of regional leaders who support reinstating him as South Sudan’s first vice president, according to his spokesman, James Gadet Dak.

In a meeting …

Rio Olympics: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro officially kick off Friday night with an opening ceremony in Brazil’s MaracanAPound Stadium, marking the first time the games have ever been held in South America.

Media coverage in the lead-up to …