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Egypt wants Sudan off US terror list

Egypt’s foreign minister on Monday called for more support for neighboring Sudan’s new civilian-led government, including getting it off the U.S. list of countries sponsoring terrorism.
Delta state government has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic football qualifier between Nigeria and Sudan, billed Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba would be ticket free.

Nigeria vs Sudan: Delta government throws Stephen Keshi Stadium open

Delta state government has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic football qualifier between Nigeria and Sudan, billed Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba would be ticket free.
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok addresses a press conference to unveil his cabinet in Khartoum on September 5, 2019. AFP

First Sudan cabinet since Omar al-Bashir sworn in

Sudan swore in its first cabinet since the removal of former president Omar al-Bashir in April following nationwide protests against his rule.
South Sudan’s ex-vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar arrives to Juba to meet South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, at the Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, September 9, 2019.REUTERS-Samir Bol

South Sudan rebel leader in Juba in bid to salvage peace deal

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for the first time in a year to meet his rival, President Salva Kiir, and try salvage a stalled peace agreement.

African Union lifts suspension of Sudan

The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan‘s membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir.
Ebube Duru

U23 AFCON: Eagles will not disappoint Nigerians against Sudan – Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars and national team defender Ebube Duru has stated that the Nigeria U23 national team will not let Nigerians down ahead of today’s crucial CAF U23 AFCON qualifying tie against their Sudanese counterpart in Khartoum.
Ebube Duru

Ebube Duru: U23 Eagles preparation in top gear

Nigeria U23 national team player Ebube Duru has stated that the team is preparing very well ahead of coming weekend’s CAF Africa U23 qualifying tie between Nigeria and Sudan in Khartoum.
Economist Abdalla Hamdok

Sudan awaits new cabinet as premier mulls line-up

Sudan's new prime minister was on Thursday locked in talks to form the first cabinet since the ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, as the country transitions from decades of autocratic rule.

Imama Amapakabo: U-23 Eagles ready to face Sudan

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo says his boys are ready to face a tough Sudanese side in the 2019 U-23 AFCON qualifying fixtures – the final hurdles his charges must cross to secure a berth in the competition that will also serve as the African qualifiers for the men’s football event of 2020 Olympic Games.

Sudan’s flood death toll reaches 62 – state media

Heavy rainfall and flash floods have killed 62 people in Sudan and left 98 others injured, the official SUNA news agency reported on Sunday.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Sudan’s persecuted Christians eye long-sought freedom

Sudan's Christians suffered decades of persecution under the regime of Islamist general Omar al-Bashir. Now they hope his downfall will give the religious freedom they have long prayed for.
Economist Abdalla Hamdok

PM: Sudan needs $10 billion in foreign aid to rebuild economy

Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday, according to Reuters report.
Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule.

Ousted former Sudanese leader’s defence asks court for bail

Sudan’s deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir appeared in court Saturday for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his defence asked for his release on bail.
Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule.

Former Sudan president charged with illicit possession of foreign currency

A police detective on Monday, at the start of a corruption trial, told the court that Sudan’s former president, Omar Al-Bashir, received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia.
Arriving in Khartoum, Sudan, on Saturday to celebrate the signing of a power-sharing deal outlining the country’s transition to civilian rule. Ahmed Mustafa-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Crowds fill Khartoum’s streets to hail ‘new Sudan’

As the crowd erupted into a thunderous roar to mark the signing of a declaration on Sudan’s transitional constitution, 19-year-old Ali broke into tears for his dead brother.
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Ethiopian premier arrives for signing ceremony of Sudan’s political declarations

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday arrived in Khartoum to attend the signing ceremony of Sudan’s transitional period documents.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Jubilation in Sudan as agreement to hand over power to the people is set...

The ruling military and leaders of the protest in Sudan must seal on Saturday a historic agreement paving the way for a transfer of power to civilians, which the population hopes will bring them more freedom and a better life.

Sudan’s governing military council reopens Al-Jazeera bureau

Sudan’s governing military council on Friday allowed television network Al-Jazeera to reopen its bureau in the country’s capital, less than three months after shutting it down in the aftermath of a military coup.

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Dina Meshref defeats Offiong Edem to clinch 2020 ITTF Africa Cup

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Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh stuns Aruna Quadri to lift 2020 ITTF Africa Cup

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LMC slams N5 million fine on Abia Warriors for crowd violence

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Egyptian honour guards escort the coffin of former president Hosni Mubarak during his funeral in Cairo. Khaled Desouki-AFP via Getty Images

Egypt buries autocrat Hosni Mubarak with military honours

Egypt held a military funeral Wednesday for former president Hosni Mubarak, whose three decades of strong-arm rule ended in the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
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President Buhari tasks military on strategies against ISWAP threats

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military to re-examine strategies towards defeating the Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the North East.