Sudan

October 29, 2000

02:00 GMT

Sudan has asked the United Nations, the Arab League and the Organization of African Unity (OAU) to monitor its presidential and legislative elections

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Sudanese Islamist opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi said his party will boycott the coming elections, saying they are both illegitimate and unconstit

October 28, 2000

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The Armed Forces General Command announced Sudanese troops recaptured the eastern border town of Hameshkorib after fierce battles in which rebels sust

October 27, 2000

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The Khartoum-based Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) said Friday it has extended Kenya and Seychelles loans totaling some 20 millio

October 25, 2000

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and Sudanese authorities have taken measures to prevent the Ebola fever from spreading from Uganda to Sudan.

October 24, 2000

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A 12-year-old girl was killed and four other people were wounded in several grenade attacks earlier this month in a Sudanese city near the border with

October 23, 2000

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Sudan and Uganda are in contact to arrange the deployment of Egyptian and Libyan monitors to prevent border violations by opposition rebels.

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Sudan's main rebel movement assured visiting UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Carol Bellamy that it was committed to the demobilization

October 22, 2000

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Malaysia's national oil firm Petronas said Wednesday that one of its subsidiaries has been retained as management consultant for the second phase of an oil project in Sudan.

October 21, 2000

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Six hundred Sudanese have volunteered to fight with the Palestinians for the "liberation" of Jerusalem and other occupied lands, according to a newspa

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The UN Children's Fund executive director Carol Bellamy helped launch a nationwide campaign Saturday to immunize 5.3 million Sudanese children against

October 20, 2000

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have recently imposed an embargo on Sudan's cattle and meat exporters because of reported deaths from the Rift Valley Fever epidemic. Livestock exports repres

October 15, 2000

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The Sudanese foreign ministry has carried out intensive preparations for a campaign to lift security council sanctions imposed on Sudan since 1996.

October 11, 2000

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A non-governmental Sudanese organisation said Wednesday it will send two planes carrying food and medicine to sanctions-hit without seeking UN authori

October 9, 2000

03:00 GMT

Four Sudanese policemen were shot and wounded in Khartoum during an anti-government riot staged by university students who support a dissident Islamis