Sudan

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.

July 22, 2013

South Sudan might collapse without oil, the main source for the budget apart from foreign grants
08:55 GMT

South Sudan plans to sell 6.4 million barrels of oil worth $300 million before shutting down its entire production by the end of July.

July 16, 2013

NIGERIA, Abuja : Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir takes part in the African Union Summit on health (AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI)
14:58 GMT

The Sudanese President leaves an African Union summit in Nigeria early amidst arrest speculation.

June 12, 2013

The pound has more than halved in value since South Sudan became independent in July 2011
11:39 GMT

Sudan's currency has fallen close to a record low against the dollar on the black market since Khartoum threatened to halt cross-border oil flows with South Sudan as import firms fear a dollar scarcity will worsen, dealers said.

June 9, 2013

Gold smelter
05:00 GMT

Sudan's central bank has issued a directive prohibiting individuals from importing all types of gold including refined and bars unless an import permit is acquired from the Ministry of Commerce.

June 6, 2013

Iraq has been one of the countries Sudan has turned to for help with its financial woes
10:54 GMT

Sudan's investment minister Mustafa Osman Ismail has announced that the Iraqi government agreed on Tuesday to sell it oil but pay for its price at a later date.

June 5, 2013

Wust El Balad band is ready to rock next weekend (Photo from the band's website)
06:18 GMT

This is 'da week when the summer concert fun begins in Azhar Park's El-Geneina Theatre with bands bustin' out tunes all summer long.

May 23, 2013

Juba accused Khartoum of instructing oil companies to stop production from some oil fields
12:02 GMT

South Sudan's oil minister said late on Wednesday that it had resumed oil production and flow to the international markets through the territory of neigbouring Sudan after a temporary blockage at Jebellen.

April 25, 2013

The IMF has warned Sudan to use its new oil money wisely
13:10 GMT

The Sudanese government should use renewed oil revenue to provide a foundation to its economy, an International Monetary Fund representative said.

April 18, 2013

Yahia Al Fakharani something new to smile about
10:20 GMT

Sudanese say yahoo for Yahia! The old-timer Egyptian actor gets honored by the embassy in Cairo for his role in “Al khawaja Abdul Qader”.

April 7, 2013

Ten years of conflict have left Sudan's Darfur region lacking in basic infrastructure. (AFP)
10:57 GMT

The Gulfi state is aiming to raise billions for reconstruction for the embattled region of Sudan but critics of the scheme say the security situation is still to perilous to begin development projects.

April 2, 2013

Political prisoner freed from Kober Prison, Khartoum in the early hours of April 2 (AFP Photo)
09:07 GMT

6 political prisoners were released from a prison in Khartoum on Tuesday, after President Bashir promised to set all political detainees free in a speech to parliament on Monday