Khalid Abdelaziz

Sudan's prime minister warns of risk of chaos, civil war

Jun 15 2021

KHARTOUM Sudan's prime minister warned on Tuesday of the risk of chaos and civil war fomented by loyalists of the previous regime as he sought to defend reforms meant to pull the country out of a deep economic crisis and stabilise a political transition.

Sudanese search for oxygen cylinders as COVID third wave swells

May 10 2021

KHARTOUM Sudan is struggling to provide hospital beds, drugs and medical oxygen to COVID-19 patients hit by a third wave of infections that is straining the country's patchy healthcare system beyond what it can cope with. | Video

Sudan task force chasing Bashir-era assets sees progress, faces criticism

Apr 06 2021

KHARTOUM The group set up to claw back assets from ousted President Omar al-Bashir and his associates said it had retrieved hundreds of millions of dollars in property and cash, but it faces resistance and criticism that it applies "selective justice".

Sudan closer to debt relief with U.S. loan to clear World Bank arrears

Mar 27 2021

WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM Sudan has settled its debts with the World Bank after nearly three decades, moving the heavily indebted African country closer to a much-needed international debt-relief package, the World Bank, U.S. Treasury and IMF said on Friday.

Darfur displaced say security worse after peace deal, peacekeeper pullout

Mar 26 2021

ATTASH CAMP, Sudan Months after Sudan signed a peace deal with Darfur rebels, and international peacekeepers stopped their patrols, Ihsan Mohamed is still waiting for any sign of peace and stability in her own daily life.

Sudan secures Saudi promise to deliver $1.5 billion in pledged aid- sources

Mar 11 2021

KHARTOUM Sudan has secured a new commitment from Saudi Arabia to pay a $1.5 billion grant, part of a package of economic aid originally announced in 2019, two Sudanese official sources said.

Egypt's Sisi ups pressure for Ethiopia dam deal on Sudan visit

Mar 08 2021

KHARTOUM Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Saturday for a binding deal by the summer on the operation of a giant Ethiopian hydropower dam, as he made his first visit to neighbouring Sudan since the 2019 overthrow of Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan's devaluation debt relief path eased by dollar trading

Mar 03 2021

KHARTOUM, March 3 Sudan's devaluation of its currency last month, a long-awaited step in tackling the country's chronic economic crisis, initially caused confusion among banks, traders and clients.

Sudan devalues currency to meet key condition for debt relief

Feb 22 2021

KHARTOUM Sudan's central bank sharply devalued the currency on Sunday, announcing a new regime to "unify" official and black-market exchange rates in an effort to overcome a crippling economic crisis and access debt relief. | Video

Sudan cracking down on ex-ruling party after violent protests

Feb 12 2021

KHARTOUM A committee tasked with dismantling the government of toppled former president Omar al-Bashir has issued a wide-ranging order to prosecute members of Sudan's ex-ruling party following days of violent protests across the country.

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