Sudan

March 30, 2014

Asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea say they are treated more like criminals than refugees. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT

Refugees mainly from Sudan and Eritrea are taking to the streets to protest Israel's controversial refugee policies. Asylum seekers are often detained for prolonged periods of time by the Israeli government or deported back to their countries.

March 25, 2014

China's exports and imports to and from Sudan, which totaled $11.5 billion in 2011, amounted to just $3.3 billion in the January-November period of 2012
09:55 GMT

The Sudanese ministry of finance of Sudan signed a number of agreements China in the fields of launching new oil exploration efforts, development projects in addition to the approval of additional loans.

March 19, 2014

The Egyptian businessmen desire to invest more in Sudan and cooperate in the agriculture sector
09:55 GMT

The volume of Egyptian investments in Sudan reached $7.8 billion spread among 230 ventures.

February 26, 2014

Sudan is also subject to comprehensive economic sanctions since 1997 over terrorism charges as well as human right abuses.
03:55 GMT

Sudan's ministry of foreign affairs has disclosed that Sudanese financial assets amounting to $48.2 million are frozen in the United States under decade-long sanctions imposed by Washington on Khartoum.

February 12, 2014

Page by david blair - Eritrean refugees look through barbed wire at Sudan's Shagarab refugee camp in Kassala last year (ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/File)
18:53 GMT

Human Rights Watch have accused Sudan and Egypt of torturing and abusing refugees who have been trafficked from Eritrea.

January 21, 2014

"Faisal Goes West" is a film premiering at the festival this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Starting today in Khartoum, the first edition of the Sudan Independent Film Festival is kicking off with a performance by Egyptian singer Dina El Wadidi and Said Fouad as guest of honor.

January 5, 2014

Saudi Arabia's Iktifaa will grow wheat, corn and oilseeds in Sudan (Courtesy of BBC)
11:33 GMT

Saudi Arabia's agricultural company Iktifaa is investing in Sudan's agriculture industry to produce grain and cattle feed.

November 11, 2013

Lufthansa will end all of its flights to Sudan by January 19, 2014 (Courtesy of the Telegraph)
08:06 GMT

German airline Lufthansa announced this week that it will end all direct flights to Sudan in January for economic reasons.

November 3, 2013

The official poster for "Mashrouy." (Image: Facebook)
09:15 GMT

Sudan is moving ahead in both business and entertainment, as they get ready to air their own version of "The Apprentice" this year.

September 22, 2013

The Sudanese justice minister, Mohamed Bishara Dousa, said that the United States economic sanctions imposed on Sudan have seriously affected lives of the Sudanese people.
14:19 GMT

Sudan has been under the US blacklist of states sponsoring terrorism since 1993 on allegations of harbouring Islamist militants despite reports of Sudan being a cooperative intelligence partner of Washington in the "war on terror".

September 17, 2013

Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya "possibly" within this year will create a joint company to construct and maintain the oil pipeline
12:10 GMT

A Japanese firm is set to lay down 2,000 kilometres of pipeline for oil exports from South Sudan and Uganda via Kenya.

August 28, 2013

Predicted Lineups and Preview for 2nd Leg
15:11 GMT

In the second match of the season at Camp Nou, Barcelona and Gerardo “Tata” Martino will have the chance today to win their first silverware of the season. The Blaugrana face off Atletico Madrid for the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

July 29, 2013

It needs at least 140 days to ensure safe shutdown and not the 60 days stipulated by Khartoum last June
06:51 GMT

Sudan's oil ministry has officially informed oil companies that the deadline for stopping flow of South Sudan's oil through its territories has been delayed until August 22.

July 25, 2013

Sudan's oil was the driver of the economy and source for dollars needed for imports
15:55 GMT

Sudan’s currency has fallen to a record low against the dollar on the black market since South Sudan started reducing cross-border oil flows in a row over alleged support for rebels, dealers said.

Oil was the driver of the economy and source for dollars needed for imports
14:55 GMT

Sudan’s currency has fallen to a record low against the dollar on the black market since South Sudan started reducing cross-border oil flows in a row over alleged support for rebels, dealers said.