Education minister inspects schools in Maridi

The National Minister of General Education and Instruction Awut Deng last weekend inspected schools in Maridi County of Western Equatoria State.While touring Maridi Girls' Boarding Secondary School, minister Awut promised to provide all necessary learning materials to improve education there. She also promised to provide lab equipment for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science as well as facilitate the installation of a solar system and tap water for the students.…

Sudan’s internal conflicts affecting mediation: official

The current political situation is affecting mediation process with the non-signatories to the 2020 Juba Peace Agreement, a senior South Sudanese official disclosed on Monday.Security Affairs advisor, Tut Gatluak Manime said mediation has stopped because the political situation has taken attention of Sudanese leaders away from the process.“Consultations are continuing with the non-signatories. We have held several meetings with them to solicit their views on the peace process and they…

Dissolved journalists union resumes activities in Sudan

The Islamist-controlled General Union of Sudanese Journalists (GUSJ) on Saturday officially resumed its activities 3 years after the decision to dissolve it.After the coup in October 2021, the military-led government gradually reinstated Islamists in the civil service and their groups dissolved by the Empowerment Removal Committee (ERC) tasked with the dismantlement of the former regime.“The Union has resumed its activity by providing services to journalists,” said Mohamed al-Fatih the acting…

Hemeti: New school feeding programme to benefit 400,000 students in Sudan

The Vice President of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council and Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Lt Gen Mohamed ‘Hemeti’ Dagalo, has announced a programme of school feeding that will benefit 400,000 students in its first phase.Addressing the Sudanese School Feeding Initiative, Hemeti he called on all states of Sudan to redouble efforts to take advantage of opportunities to bring the country and citizens out of poverty towards production and economic…

Over 300 youth graduate with GBV skills in Wau

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the national civil society organization, Community Empowerment for Progress (CEPO) on Saturday graduated 320 youth after the completion of a three-month Gender-Based Violence course in Wau town of Western Bahr el Ghazal State. The 160 males and 160 females selected from different residential blocks by the local leaders were also trained on gender transformation. While addressing the graduates on Saturday, the…

Minawi criticises Sudan govt forces for failing to join Darfur force two years after peace agreement

Wali (governor) of the Darfur region Minni Minawi has expressed his frustration over the fact that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have still not joined a joint peacekeeping force in Darfur as stipulated by the Juba Peace Agreement, which was signed exactly two years ago yesterday when Minawi held his speech.Addressing roughly 1,800 new graduates from a military course in El Fasher for the…
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