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

Hassan Mazawdeh and Qasem Sarhan walk past UN comrades upon their arrival in Khartoum following their release from captivity on Wednesday. (AFP PHOTO/EBRAHIM HAMID)
06:51 GMT

Two UN peacekeepers are released in Sudan after the longest kidnapping in the history of the mission.

December 31, 2012

An activist holds a poster of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during a protest in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC. (Getty)
10:10 GMT

Activists trying to deliver their petition to the state-appointed human rights commission are stopped in their tracks by security forces.

November 22, 2012

07:21 GMT

Sudanese intelligence services said on Thursday they had foiled a "conspiracy" against the country's security and have arrested several people from "the army and civil society," without revealing their identity.

November 6, 2012

The Iraqi cabinet agreed to allocate $10 million in aid to Sudan as part of the 2013 draft budget
10:06 GMT

The Sudanese government reached out to Iraq last summer in a bid to obtain financial assistance, after claiming their oil revenue had been largely lost to South Sudan since the split. Sudan put in for 100 million, only to be told that Iraq could meet a tenth of this sum.

October 30, 2012

The Yarmouk factory in Sudan
10:23 GMT

What started as a rumor, is confirmed as true after security sources give details of the Israeli strike on the Iranian arms factory in Sudan.