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The newly announced dates for signing the contracts comes following a series of delays. (File photo)
September 18, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The latest meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam will take place in Khartoum on September 19-20.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is now 70 percent complete. (File photo)
September 05, 2016 - 13:34 GMT
Ministers of irrigation and water resources from Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia were due to meet on September 9 but the advisory office conducting the technical studies were 'busy with other matters'.
Sudan has  no restrictions on gold exportation, meaning that investing companies can export all the gold they produce. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 05:21 GMT
The Sudanese government is pulling out all the stops to facilitate procedures for gold mining investors from Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia.
South Sudan's flagbearer Guor Marial leads his delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.
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August 18, 2016 - 18:44 GMT
As a teenager Marial was forced to run for his life during Sudan's long civil war, was kidnapped twice and ended up in servitude
Turkey is trying to close down US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen's international network of schools. (AFP/File)
August 07, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The two schools in Sudan taught more than 800 students.
Elissa Plasco presents Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with a Lionel Messi jersey (Twitter)
August 03, 2016 - 22:03 GMT
Here's how a travelling investor went to Sudan and duped Omar al-Bashiri into thinking FC Barcelona admired his leadership.
Sudan’s official application to join the most powerful legislative and judicial body regulating international trade has been delayed for more than 22 years for political and economic reasons. (File photo)
June 22, 2016 - 06:50 GMT
Sudan is pulling out all the stops to join the World Trade Organization by July of next year.
The GERD has strained relations between Ethiopia and Egypt since construction began in 2011, with relations reaching their lowest point in 2013. (File photo)
June 13, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Technical studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam are yet to be signed by Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia despite the dam being 70 percent complete.
A man sells vegetables in Khartoum, Sudan on April 18, 2016.  (Photo courtesy Ahmad Aladdin at portraitat.tumblr.com)
June 10, 2016 - 21:46 GMT
Sudanese street photographer Ahmad Aladdin is on a quest to take 1,000 portraits of people from all walks of life in Sudan - but don't get him wrong, Aladdin's "Portraitat" project is no "Humans of New York."
This file photo taken on April 12, 2016 shows members of the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) exiting their vehicle at the Zamzam camp for internally displaced persons in Northern Darfur. (AFP/Ashraf Shazly)
May 23, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A tribal leader said the attack was the result of a dispute between an Arab man and a Masalit member over a payment in a market.
Syrian children attend a class at a primary school in Aleppo's rebel-held eastern district of Shaar on Saturday. (AFP/File)
May 11, 2016 - 14:29 GMT
A statement by the ministry said its efforts resulted in the release of three out of four Jordanian citizens, including students, who were in the custody of the Sudanese authorities.
Negotiations have focused on various measures and legal procedures aimed at preventing Ethiopia from reducing Egypt's share of Nile water.  (AFP/Lloyd-George)
May 09, 2016 - 05:08 GMT
As talks Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia reconvene to discuss the technical studies, the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam continues apace.
The minister's visit “is part of Saudi policies to find alternatives to oil
May 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi's oil minister is in Khartoum to discuss cooperation on the Atlantis II project, which hopes to exploit the zinc, copper, silver and gold in the Red Sea area.