صحيفة سودان تربيون

Hamdok would visit China for economic talks: senior advisor

September 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is expected to visit China in the near future for talks on economic and industrial cooperation between the two countries. Alsheikh Khidir, Senior Advisor to Hamdok, announced the visit at a reception on Monday by the Chinese ambassador to mark China’s National Day. Khidir who represented the Prime Minister said …

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UN calls to accelerate peace implementation process in South Sudan

September 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan voiced concern about the delay in the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement saying the lack of progress may lead to delay the election of 2023. “My concern about the delay is that it risks pushing elections out well beyond the timeline in the agreement,” said …

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Sudan destroys 300,000 illegal firearms

September 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) -The Sudanese army on Tuesday launched the destruction of 300,000 illegal firearms collected during disarmament campaigns in the country over the past years. The operation was carried out on Tuesday in Hajar Alasal military base of the Nile State about 200 km north of Khartoum in presence of Lt Gen Ibrahim Jabir Ibrahim, a member of …

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Darfur holdout rebels attack Sudanese army in Jebel Marra: statement

September 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese army on Monday said Darfur holdout rebels attacked one of its positions in Jebel Marra area of Central Darfur, but the group denied the accusation. SLM-AW fighters on guard during a visit by UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari to Fanga Suk village, in East Jebel Marra, West Darfur, on 18 March 2011 (Photo: Reuters) …

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Sudan’s economic conference calls to lift commodity subsidies

September 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Economic Conference Monday approved a recommendation to replace commodity subsidies with direct cash transfers to vulnerable families. The three-day economic conference concluded its meetings on Monday. It was organized by the government to discuss needed economic reforms to restructure the budget, control inflation and lay down the needed bases for development. “Commodity subsidies represent …

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U.S. newspaper calls for pressure on Congress to pass Sudan’s deal on terror list

September 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has called for more pressure on the Congress to pass a deal removing Sudan from the list of countries supporting terrorism saying it would be a big diplomatic victory for Trump administration. Two Democrat Senators Chuck Schumer and Bob Menendez say they would not vote legislation restoring Sudan’s sovereign immunities …

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Sudan’s negotiating team with SPLM-N al-Hilu has not been changed: statement

September 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The Transitional Sovereign Council of Sudan denied any change in the leadership of the government negotiating team the SPLM-North, led by Abdelaziz al-Hilu. In a statement on Monday, the council denied reports that the deputy head of the Sovereign Council and the head of the government negotiating delegation, Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, “Hemetti”, had been removed …

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Obituary: Ahmed Ibrahim Dreij – Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

Ahmed Ibrahim Dreij is an Open History Book for Readers, Whether He Was Alive or Deceased in the Grace of God by Mahmoud A. Suleiman Dear noble reader, this article comes out of the habit, against the backdrop of the saddening news of passing away and paying prayer to the spirit of the late Mr Ahmed Ibrahim Dreij, who answered the …

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Ramaphosa to consult Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan leader over stalled GERD talks

September 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who is also the head of African Union Bureau would consult the heads of state and government of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt to decide on the next step in the stalled talks on the Ethiopian dam. Talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) failed to make progress after …

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Normalization is a sort of surrender to Israel: Sudan’s al-Mahdi says

September 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) and former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi said normalization with Israel a sort of surrender that has nothing to do with peace. The leader of Sudan’s opposition National Umma Party (NUP), Sadiq al-Mahdi (Reuters photo) “Normalization is a soft name for surrender and has no connection with peace. …

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