Violence still hits underrepresented women even after Sudan’s revolution

Sudanese women are considerably affected by violence in the Darfur region and still underrepresented in the transitional government institutions, a Sudanese activist told the UN Security Council on Tuesday.Hala al-Karib, Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, briefed the Council on the situation of women in Sudan after the ouster of the former repressive regime in April 2019.Al-Karbi who is actively involved in the…

PM witnesses signing ceremony of fund cooperation protocol on supporting disabled

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli took part on Wednesday 15/9/2021 in a signing ceremony of a charity investment fund cooperation protocol between the Ministry of Awqaf (Religious Endowment) and the Ministry of Social Solidarity to support the disabled.Awqaf Minister Mohamed Gomaa signed the agreement for his ministry and Minister of Social Solidarity el-Nivine Kabbaj signed for her ministry.Gomaa said the protocol comes in implementation of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives…

S. Sudan receives its first consignment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

South Sudan on Tuesday received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of Johnson & Johnson ‘Janssen’ COVID-19 vaccines donated by the United States government.The single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines are the third batch of vaccine shipments to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility.“Thanks to the United States Government, the vaccines will ramp up the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination programme to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older”,…

UNITAMS chief calls for financial support to implement peace in Sudan

Volker Perthes, Head of UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) called for international financial support to implement the peace agreement and provide security to civilians.Perthes briefed the Security Council on Tuesday on the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement and the ongoing democratic reforms carried by the transitional government.He told the 15-member body that despite some progress since his last briefing in May, the country continues to be…

S. Sudan receives its first consignment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

South Sudan on Tuesday received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of Johnson & Johnson ‘Janssen’ COVID-19 vaccines donated by the United States government.The single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines are the third batch of vaccine shipments to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility.“Thanks to the United States Government, the vaccines will ramp up the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination programme to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older”,…

Sisi, DR Congo president discuss cooperation issues

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Tuesday a phone call from DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.The two leaders discussed a number of cooperation issues and exchanged views on a number of African issues of mutual interest.Hailing the close relations and cooperation with Egypt, Tshisekedi affirmed his country's keenness to foster bilateral trade exchange and economic ties.Meanwhile, Sisi hailed the qualitative leap which relations have…

Sisi receives credentials of 24 ambassadors

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Wednesday 15/9/2021 the credentials of 24 new ambassadors ahead of the start of their diplomatic missions in Cairo.Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said the president wished the ambassadors success in their new job, expressing keenness on promoting relations with their countries in all fields.Source: State Information Service Egypt