Edition:
United States

Khalid Abdelaziz

Sudan reports outbreak of mosquito-borne Chikungunya disease in eastern state

Sep 25 2018

KHARTOUM More than 11,000 people in Sudan's eastern state of Kassala have been infected over the past month by Chikungunya, a debilitating mosquito-borne viral disease, but no deaths have been reported, a Sudanese official said on Tuesday.

RPT-A year after U.S. sanctions ended, Sudan's economy unravels

Sep 17 2018

KHARTOUM, Sept 17 For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practice's cash in a bank near his Khartoum office. Now, fearful that shrinking limits on withdrawals will mean he can't get his money out, he keeps it in a safe behind his desk.

A year after U.S. sanctions ended, Sudan's economy unravels

Sep 17 2018

KHARTOUM For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practice's cash in a bank near his Khartoum office. Now, fearful that shrinking limits on withdrawals will mean he can't get his money out, he keeps it in a safe behind his desk.

Sudan names ministers of finance, interior in new government

Sep 13 2018

KHARTOUM Sudan's ruling party named new ministers to the key posts of finance, interior and water resources on Thursday, days after President Omar al-Bashir dissolved the government amid a deepening economic crisis.

Cash-strapped Sudan to form leaner new government in two days

Sep 10 2018

KHARTOUM Sudan will form a new government within two days, President Omar al-Bashir said on Monday, a day after he dissolved the cash-strapped administration and slashed the number of ministries by a third to tackle a deepening economic crisis.

Sudanese President Bashir dissolves government, appoints new PM

Sep 09 2018

KHARTOUM President Omar al-Bashir dissolved the Sudanese government on Sunday and named a new prime minister, moves aimed at fixing a crisis-hit economy battered in recent months by shortages of bread, fuel and hard currency.

South Sudan rebels to sign latest draft peace deal: Sudan

Aug 28 2018

KHARTOUM Sudan said on Tuesday that South Sudanese rebels will sign the latest draft of a comprehensive peace deal with the Juba government later this week after assurances that a power-sharing accord inked earlier this month will be honored.

Sudanese hit by bread shortages as currency crunch escalates

Aug 14 2018

KHARTOUM Bread shortages have hit Sudan, with wheat traders blaming a foreign currency crisis for shortages of the staple that have left people queuing for hours outside bakeries.

As Sudan currency continues descent, inflation hits 64 percent in June

Jul 19 2018

KHARTOUM Sudan's inflation rose to 63.87 percent year-on-year in June, from 60.93 percent in May, the state statistics agency said on Thursday, as the dollar-starved country grapples with an economic crisis.

South Sudan's warring parties sign deal on security arrangements

Jul 06 2018

KHARTOUM South Sudan's government and rebels on Friday signed an accord on security arrangements after talks in Khartoum, witnesses said, a step that could lead to a power-sharing deal at a summit in Uganda on Saturday.

World News