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AfDB board approves $21.783m grant for solar-powered irrigation in Sudan

The African Development Bank has approved a $21.783m grant to accelerate the adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps in Sudan's West Kordofan and North Kordofan states...

31 Dec 2019

MTN Group urged to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan

The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined 22 other organisations in calling on MTN Group, to end its role in Sudan's internet shutdowns...

By Justin Shilad 12 Jul 2019

Saving children's teeth in Sudan - without anaesthetic or drills

Tooth decay is the most common chronic dental disease in the world. It affects 60-90% of children around the world, according to the World Dental Federation. It is 20 times more common than diabetes and five times more common than asthma...

By Fadil Elamin 25 Jun 2019

Sudan's military rulers shut down Al-Jazeera Khartoum bureau

Sudan's military rulers yesterday ordered the Khartoum bureau of Al-Jazeera to be shut down and banned its staff from working in the country...

3 Jun 2019

UNHCR trains Sudanese journalists

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) trained over 60 South Sudanese journalists on effective reporting of Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Returnees...

28 Jan 2019

2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards...

18 Jun 2018

New CTC Group complex takes shape on outskirts of corporate Khartoum district

All over the world corporate buildings are used to create a visual architectural statement as they represent the face of their business...

By Zainab Gaafar 15 Jun 2018

Sudan cracks down on social media activity

Four Sudanese citizens charged with defamation and cybercrimes for social media activity...

7 May 2018

Sudan detains local journalist, confiscates newspapers following reporting on protests

Sudanese authorities should immediately release al-Jarida reporter Ahmed Jadein, cease confiscating newspapers, and allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal...

5 Feb 2018

Sudan arrests journalists, confiscates papers for reporting on inflation protests

Sudanese authorities should cease harassing and arresting journalists and confiscating newspapers, and should allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today...

19 Jan 2018

Security police prevent publication of Sudan newspapers

Eight newspapers have been prevented from publication and distribution by National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), this week, amidst protests against recent austerity measures...

10 Jan 2018

Banks 'reticent' to work with Sudan: finance minister

KHARTOUM - Sudanese Finance Minister Mohammed Osman al-Rikabi said that banks across the world are still wary of working with Khartoum despite the US ending a trade embargo...

3 Jan 2018

US revokes economic sanctions against Sudan: What it means for hospitality businesses

News of the revocation of economic sanctions against Sudan by the United States government is music to the ears of businesses and investors interested in Africa's third largest country...

By Josephine Wawira 18 Oct 2017

Bushra al-Fadil wins 18th Caine Prize for African Writing

Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing with his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookler...

5 Jul 2017

Food aid arrives for Sudan

The United States and WFP welcome a second ship carrying critical food commodities for Sudan, which will be used to assist more than 2 million vulnerable people across the country...

20 Oct 2016

Sudan needs swift reforms to revive ailing economy: World Bank

The World Bank on Sunday urged Sudan to undertake swift structural reforms to revive its ailing economy...

26 Sep 2016

WFP Food warehouse looted in Juba, Sudan

World Food Programme condemns looting of food warehouse in Juba, Sudan...

18 Jul 2016

Eleven newspapers seized in less than a week

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the oppressive climate the Sudanese authorities are imposing on the media community.

14 Mar 2014

Sudan internet back up

NEWSWATCH: After almost 24 hours of a complete internet blackout Renesys has confirmed that Sudan's internet is back up.

27 Sep 2013

Samsung Smart School launched in Sudan

Samsung Electronics Africa launched its Smart School solution, a fully integrated one-on-one learning platform, at the Ahfad University for Women in Khartoum, Sudan recently.

26 Sep 2013

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