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The new plant is expected to contribute to solving the problem of transmission bottlenecks in Al-Baqair and Soba industrial zones. (File photo)
April 23, 2017 - 16:43 GMT
Sudan signed a $200 million loan agreement to build a new power station in the suburbs of Khartoum.
The Sudanese pound has lost 100% of its value since South Sudan’s secession in 2011, pushing inflation rates to record levels given that the country imports most of its food. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2017 - 21:26 GMT
Inflation in Sudan jumped to almost 35 percent in March, its highest level since South Sudan's secession in 2011.
There will be six weekly flights in both directions on-board Airbus A320 aircraft with a capacity of 132 seats.
 (AFP/ Lukas Schulze)
April 06, 2017 - 11:14 GMT
Saudi Arabian Airline Company (Saudia) will today fly its first direct flight to Port Sudan.
Jordan's King Abdullah II (2-R) speaks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2-L) as Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) stands behind them during the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 29, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
Arab leaders are expected to address the multiple armed conflicts around the region and several resolutions related to the Palestinian cause.
Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, at the Arab League summit in Jordan, 29 March 2017.
March 29, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
Jordan yesterday joined a list of countries that have refused to arrest President al-Bashir of Sudan, despite the charges of genocide against him.
A medical officer of the International Rescue Committee examines a woman suffering from cholera on March 4, 2017, in a clinic in Ganyiel, Panyijiar county, in South Sudan. (AFP/Albert Gonzalez Farran)
March 13, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Amnesty International accused the South Sudanese government of profiting from a humanitarian crisis that it helped create.
The announcement coincided with the sixth anniversary of commencing construction work on the dam. (File photo)
March 01, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Ethiopia has announced that the GERD has bypassed the halfway mark for construction, with the completion of the power receiver and transmission stations.
A map detailing the Muslim population in Africa.(twitter)
February 23, 2017 - 11:33 GMT
The hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim brings to light issues which many Muslims from African descent face as a minority group within a minority group.
Egypt's tourism industry effectively asks tourists to help subsidise the oppression of Nubians, to give them a bit of tourists' money, and contribute to a sort of rentier state in southern Egypt, in which cash is doled out in return for stolen land and silence over the lack of basic rights. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
The Nubian human rights defenders fighting for the right of return are slandered as anti-national trouble makers, digging up 'ancient history' to destabilise and disrupt Egypt's alleged march into the future.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks to the media after a hearing February 10, 2017 in front of a US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia. Herring attended the hearing for a request he filed to block the travel ban executive order issued by President Donald Trump. (AFP/Alex Wong)
February 14, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Virginia became the third state to block Trump's executive order on the grounds that it violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
 Mihael Petrelis glances at the appellate court's decision outside a federal appeals court after it ruled against lifting the stay on U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing a temporary immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations in San Francisco, California. (AFP/Elijah Nouvelage)
February 10, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
President Donald Trump reacted to the court's decision by tweeting angrily.
A passenger from a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia inbound flight, arrives at the international arrivals hall at Washington Dulles International Airport February 6, 2017. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 08, 2017 - 07:09 GMT
The US embassy in Riyadh has confirmed that nationals from the seven countries previously banned under Trump's executive order are now permitted to travel to the US if their visas remain valid.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
During an interview with al-Arabiya satellite channel, Bashir said that Sudanese opposition figures were backed by Egyptian intelligence services, revealing that his country has repeatedly asked Cairo to stop supporting opposition.
Protesters gather at the Los Angeles International airport to demonstrate against President Trump's executive order effectively banning citizens from seven Muslim majority countries. (AFP/Konrad Fiedler)
January 31, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The advocacy organization filed a suit on grounds that the ban singling out Muslim travelers is a violation of First Amendment rights in the United States.
Protests in New York against the immigration order (Bryan R. Smith/AFP)
January 30, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
Let's take a look at how the seven countries whose visas have been suspended under Trump's executive order on immigration have replied.
Protesters converged on airports across the US to demonstrate against the ban.  (AFP/Joshua Lott)
January 29, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
Following the chaos surrounding Trump's visa ban, Royal Jordanian has released instructions from US authorities to nationals of Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Yemen travelling to the US.