ALGERIA WELCOMES SIGNING OF ROADMAP AGREEMENT TO ENS HOSTILITIES IN SUDAN

ALGIERS, — Algeria has welcomed the signing of the roadmap agreement to end hostilities in Sudan between the government and rebel groupsl.

The agreement was signed on Monday by the Sudanese opposition groups, the Spokesman of the Algerian Foreign Affairs …

Ex-officials’ Calls for UN Intervention in S. Sudan Seen as Treasonous

A South Sudanese diplomat in the United States says his government canceled the passports of five former officials of the Juba government because they were campaigning for the country to be taken over as a U.N. protectorate.

The former officials …

AFDB APPROVES Euros 6-MILLION GRANT FOR RESILIENT WATER PROJECT IN SOUTH SUDAN’S CAPITAL, JUBA

ABIDJAN, — The livelihoods of some 230,000 people in Juba, capital of South Sudan, will be improved thanks to a key water project approved by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in the form of …

SUDAN’S PEACE TALKS BEGIN IN ADDIS ABABA

KHARTOUM, — Delegations from the Khartoum government, and armed groups from Darfur and southern Sudan began separate African Union-brokered peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, on Tuesday.

“We have agreed with the African mediator to start the …

US Paints Bleak Portrait of Global Religious Freedom

STATE DEPARTMENT – The United States is painting a bleak portrait of religious freedom around the world, particularly condemning some Islamic societies that have adopted laws that harshly penalize blasphemy and apostasy.

“One quarter of all the countries in the …

United States Announces More Than $37 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Lake Chad Basin Region

The U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today that it will be providing more than $37 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria and throughout …

Sudanese Authorities Warn Residents Against Possible Floods

KHARTOUM � Sudanese authorities on Tuesday warned residents living near the banks of the Nile in the capital, Khartoum, to take extreme precautions in anticipation of possible flooding caused by heavy rainfall, after more than 70 people were killed in …