Sudan

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

April 1, 2013

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir during the country's first session of parliament (AFP Photo)
14:07 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced that he's to release political prisoners in the country as tensions with South Sudan relax

February 24, 2013

The government eyes gold output of around 50 tonnes in 2013
12:22 GMT

The country's minister of minerals, Kamal Abdel-Latif, said this week that he suspects Sudan's gold production will jump to 150 tonnes, thereby generating $8 billion in revenues.

January 6, 2013

Sudan and South Sudan have agreed a deal which could finally see oil exports to flow South Sudan through Sudan's pipelines
05:48 GMT

The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan agreed on Saturday to set up a demilitarized zone along their disputed border and allow oil exports to flow from South Sudan’s oil fields north through Sudan’s pipelines.

January 3, 2013

The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development has signed deal with Sudan to help finance new projects
11:55 GMT

The Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) signed a deal on Wednesday with Sudan to help finance the launch of a new industrial bank