Middle East

Sudan's government urged to act quickly to save economy

The Sudanese government is being urged to take immediate action to take advantage of opportunities for the country's crippled economy. Last month, the US lifted most of its economic sanctions on Sudan, which had been in place for two decades.

Opinion

Why is Sudan off the 'Muslim ban' but Chad is on it?

The Trump administration is using travel bans to extract favours from foreign governments.

Nisrin Elamin

by Nisrin Elamin

Nisrin Elamin

South Sudan

Landmines threaten civilians in South Sudan

Landmines and unexploded bombs are still being discovered in residential and farming areas in South Sudan.

Salva Kiir

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

President Salva Kiir's visit to Sudan is aimed at resolving border disputes, oil revenues, and security issues.

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

Witness

Sudan's Forgotten Films

Two elderly men in Sudan race to save the national film archive, as reels of rare footage disintegrate in its vaults.

Middle East

How will lifting of US sanctions affect Sudanese?

Washington's decision ends the African country's two decades of isolation from world markets.

How will lifting of US sanctions affect Sudanese?

Sudan

US lifts 20-year-old economic sanctions against Sudan

Sudan welcome US decision to end its 20-year trade embargo as a 'positive decision' but urges Washington to go further.

Middle East

African security officials tackle regional threats

Security chiefs from more than 30 African countries have met in Sudan to discuss a range of security threats facing the continent.

Middle East

Flash floods destroy thousands of homes in Sudan

Rain and flash floods have destroyed thousands of homes in Sudan in the past few weeks. While some areas are still struggling to cope with the water levels, people in other regions are trying to rebuild their lives.

Africa

Sudan and South Sudan reach trade deal increasing oil production

The governments of Sudan and South Sudan have signed an agreement to allow border trade between the two countries.

Opinion

Sudan's renegade sheikh

Militia commander Musa Hilal is stirring trouble in Sudan.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Africa

Mobile theatre confronts social taboos in South Sudan

Artists in South Sudan are using mobile theatres to help their audiences confront often taboo subjects they can’t talk about at home.

Middle East

More UN peacekeepers arrive in South Sudan

Additional UN troops are arriving in South Sudan nearly a year after the UN Security Council agreed to send more.

Middle East

Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Clashes between two Arab tribes come as the UN and African Union prepare to downsize their peacekeeping mission.

Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Middle East

Centuries-old trade of sword making under threat in Sudan

Swords are part of the culture in eastern Sudan and the artifacts are so treasured that they are passed on from generation to generation.