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January 20 - 2021 KHARTOUM

More than 23,000 COVID-19 cases recorded in Sudan since start of pandemic

The General Directorate of Emergency and Epidemic Control of the Sudanese Ministry of Health announced the registration of 1,215 new coronavirus cases in the country between January...
January 20 - 2021 KHARTOUM

Sudan Finance Minister: Education budget exceeds that of defence

In a joint meeting yesterday, the Sovereign Council and the Council of Ministers approved this year’s National Budget for 2021. Acting Minister of Finance and Economic Planning...
January 20 - 2021 KHARTOUM

Death toll of South Darfur attack rises to 56

Fallata leaders reported yesterday that the death toll of the attack launched by Rizeigat gunmen on El Tawil village in South Darfur on Monday has risen to 56 people. At least...
January 20 - 2021 KHARTOUM

Update: Sudanese Women’s rights defender Waad Bahjat in court

The blogger and women’s rights activist who faces a year of imprisonment over a Facebook live video has appeared in court for her third hearing on January 18 in Khartoum. However,...

West Darfur doctors: 159 people killed in El Geneina attacks

January 20 - 2021 EL GENEINA / OMDURMAN

The death toll of the bloody attacks by gunmen on the state capital El Geneina on Saturday and Sunday has risen to 159. More than 90,000 people fled their homes. Activists condemn ‘the silence of the government forces’. Gunmen are still roaming the area. Security agents have prevented an attack on the residence of the West Darfur governor yesterday evening.

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January 20 - 2021 DABANGA SUDAN

♦ Sudan: This week's news in brief ♦

A compact digest of this week's most-read highlights, from the heart of Sudan.

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January 16 - 2021 KHARTOUM

Purchasing power continues to weaken in Sudan

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While the Sudanese government is involved with the normalisation of relations with the international community, following USA’s lifting of its economic sanctions against Sudan...

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January 20 - 2021 EL GENEINA / OMDURMAN

West Darfur doctors: 159 people killed in El Geneina attacks

January 19 - 2021 EL GEDAREF / KHARTOUM

Relations between Sudan and Ethiopia remain tense

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