Emirates is set to upgrade its service between Dubai and Khartoum, Sudan, with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER on the route from September 1.
The Boeing 777 will replace the current Airbus A340-300 and offer travellers
Sudan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to start exploring for mineral resources, including silver and gold, in the Red Sea by 2020, Sudanese Minister of Minerals Ahmed Sadiq Al-Karouri said on Wednesday.
The two Arab countries, which
Kuwaiti telecom firm Zain has agreed to buy a 92.3 percent stake in Sudanese fixed line operator Canar for Dh349.6 million ($95.2 million) from Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat.
The deal is subject to approval from the Sudanese authoriti
The people of Sudan's Darfur have voted not to reunite the states of the conflict-torn region, the commission overseeing a referendum said on Saturday, but opposition groups said the poll was rigged by the central government in Khartoum.
Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the opening of his country's border with South Sudan for the first time since the south's secession in 2011, state news agency SUNA reported on Wednesday.
Nearly one in four children growing up in conflict zones are missing out on education, with South Sudan, Niger, Sudan and Afghanistan the worst-affected countries, the U.N. children's agency (Unicef) said on Tuesday.
Sudan said on Monday it was cutting diplomatic ties with Iran after the storming of the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran and consulate building elsewhere in Iran.
"In response to the barbaric attacks on the Saudi Arabian Embas
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan have signed an agreement finalising the two firms tasked with carrying out studies on the potential impact of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam on the flow of the Nile, their foreign and water ministers said.
Sudanese Bank of Khartoum, has launched its first overseas branch office in Bahrain.
The new entity, known as Bank of Khartoum International (BOK-I), was recently awarded the Islamic banking licence by the Cent
Mazola, a leading food products manufacturer in the Mena region, is gaining popularity in the North Africa region, which will be one of its main focus points for the coming year, said Simon Gottfried, the company’s vice president for Mena.