With Sudan Participation – Start of the WB African Group Annual Meeting

[SNA] Washington -The annual meeting of the First African Group of the World Bank for 2017 started, Thursday, with the participation of Finance Minister, General Mohammed Osman Suleiman Al-Rikabi and the Governor of the Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdulgader.

[SNA] Washington -The annual meeting of the First African Group of the World Bank for 2017 started, Thursday, with the participation of Finance Minister, General Mohammed Osman Suleiman Al-Rikabi and the Governor of the Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdulgader.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Plans to Recover Aircraft and Rail Spares Confiscated Under U.S. Sanctions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Transport Minister Makkawi Mohammed Awad said his Ministry is planning to recover aircraft and train spare parts confiscated in 1997 in connection with the implementation of US economic sanctions against Khartoum.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Transport Minister Makkawi Mohammed Awad said his Ministry is planning to recover aircraft and train spare parts confiscated in 1997 in connection with the implementation of US economic sanctions against Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sanctions Relief ‘Honeymoon’ Short-Lived As Dollar Gains Against Sudanese Pound

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The exchange rate on the parallel markets of Khartoum once again exceeded the SDG 20 mark, less than a week after a slight recovery following the US decision to lift economic sanctions on Sudan, while inflation rates have cont…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The exchange rate on the parallel markets of Khartoum once again exceeded the SDG 20 mark, less than a week after a slight recovery following the US decision to lift economic sanctions on Sudan, while inflation rates have continued to increase.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Arno Lamoer Corruption Probe Diary Stolen From Investigating Officer

[News24Wire] The investigation diary containing vital details of the corruption case against former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer was stolen from the investigating officer in Durban, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The investigation diary containing vital details of the corruption case against former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer was stolen from the investigating officer in Durban, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women Represented At 6 Percent in Media, Says Afjo

[Iwacu] Burundian women journalists say they are not sufficiently represented. They accuse media officials of underestimating them. The Association of Burundian Women Journalists calls on media officials to increase the representation and participation…

[Iwacu] Burundian women journalists say they are not sufficiently represented. They accuse media officials of underestimating them. The Association of Burundian Women Journalists calls on media officials to increase the representation and participation of women in the media.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Fuel Shortage Persists in Bujumbura Despite Government’s Reassurance

[Iwacu] Since late September, a fuel shortage is observed in Bujumbura city. The government has promised to find a solution since the beginning of October but to no avail.

[Iwacu] Since late September, a fuel shortage is observed in Bujumbura city. The government has promised to find a solution since the beginning of October but to no avail.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

River Nile Specialist Medics Threaten Strike Action

[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -Specialist doctors at Atbara Hospital in Sudan’s River Nile state have threatened to strike beginning on Sunday in protest against the poor conditions in the hospital, lack of proper work environment, and inadequate medical equi…

[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -Specialist doctors at Atbara Hospital in Sudan's River Nile state have threatened to strike beginning on Sunday in protest against the poor conditions in the hospital, lack of proper work environment, and inadequate medical equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Seven Darfur Students Still Held Without Charge in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri -Seven Darfuri students are still being held by the security services after one month without charge and or being brought to trial. The detained students were arrested during mass speeches delivered by the United Popular …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri -Seven Darfuri students are still being held by the security services after one month without charge and or being brought to trial. The detained students were arrested during mass speeches delivered by the United Popular Front at Bahri market on September 13 in protest against the continued detentions of UPF members two days before.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan