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Sudan Expels Iranian Diplomats And Closes Cultural Centres

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan has closed all Iranian cultural centres in the country and expelled the cultural attache and other diplomats, a government source has said, without giving an explanation for the move.

The Two Sudans

AFRICANGLOBE - Part of the solution to the crisis facing the Sudans can be found in the character of Harkhuf who governed Upper Egypt in the twenty-third century B.C.E. and established extensive diplomatic and trade relations with Nubia (modern-day Sudan). The epitaph on his tomb, which reads “I gave bread to the hungry, clothing to the naked, I ferried him who had no boat,” is one of the first humanitarian claims in world history.

Sudan: Govt Bombings Force Children Out Of Classroom And Into Camps

AFRICANGLOBE - Before the conflict between Sudan’s Arab minority government and Nubian rebels reignited in 2011, members of the Nubian community would volunteer their time, money and crops to build and fund community schools and their students. Towns even pooled funds to fly in teachers from Kenya.

Sudan On High Alert Over Possible Israeli Attack

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan has put its military and security organs on high alert, saying it expects an Israeli attack on its territory, a senior official said on Sunday. The foreign affairs minister Ali Karti told the Sudanese daily Next day that the Sudanese government has taken seriously the Israeli allegations of Sudan’s support to the Islamic movement, Hamas.

Woman Convicted of Apostasy Leaves Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, and then barred from leaving Sudan, was due to arrive in Italy on Thursday, an Italian government official said.

Egypt’s Sisi And Sudan’s Bashir Meet Amidst Controversy

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir met with Egypt's Sisi, who sparked outcry after reports that he said he 'considers Sudan part of Egypt'.

Sudan Breaks Ranks With Egypt Over Boycott Of The Nile Treaty

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan has broken ranks with Egypt in their joint opposition to a new agreement with Nile Basin countries for sharing of the Nile waters. Tanzania has also changed its mind about the new Nile Treaty and is now calling for further dialogue among all riparian countries to accommodate the concerns raised by Egypt.

Sudan Frees Christian Woman Sentence To Death

AFRICANGLOBE - A Sudanese woman who had been sentenced to death because she declined to renounce her Christian faith has been freed, her lawyer said Monday. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, reunited with her husband after getting out of custody, said her lawyer, Mohaned Mustafa El-Nour. An appeals court found that an initial judgment against her was faulty, he said.

Egypt And Sudan Caught In The Winds Of The Great Ethiopian...

It is Egypt's responsibility to avoid threatening other countries with military force for every year since the Khedive's rule, they have devised a new military strategy to intervene should their interests in the Nile and its waters be threatened or jeopardised.

Egyptian Government Issued More Than $4 million In Bribes To Three...

AFRICANGLOBE - Apparently, Egypt is not only fighting its battle over the Renaissance Dam through Ethiopia and Sudan exclusively, but it has also attempted to win over other African countries. These efforts have been in effect since the beginning of Hosni Mubarak's rule. Further investigation on the matter revealed that the Egyptian government has issued more than $4 million in bribes to three African presidents in an effort to convince them to sway their governments' positions on the Renaissance Dam.

Sudan Keeps Pregnant Christian Woman Shackled To Wall, Baby In Prison

AFRICANGLOBE - A distraught and desperate husband who traveled from New Hampshire to Sudan has been allowed to visit his pregnant wife on death row, only to find her shackled in chains. Meriam Ibrahim, 26, was sentenced to death last week by a Sudanese court in Khartoum after being convicted of apostasy. The Christian woman, who is eight months pregnant, had refused to denounce her religion.

Sudan Sentences Pregnant Woman To Death For Apostasy

AFRICANGLOBE - "We gave you three days to recant but you insist on not returning to Islam," Judge Abbas Mohammed Al-Khalifa told the woman on Thursday, addressing her by her father's Muslim name, Adraf Al-Hadi Mohammed Abdullah. "I sentence you to be hanged to death."

Sudan Slams Egyptian Media’s Provocation Over Ethiopian Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - The Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti criticized Cairo's approach in dealing with Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue and called on the Egyptian media and other circles to stop what he described as "clowning".

Tension In Abyei As Juba Sends Troops

AFRICANGLOBE - A top aide to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the presence of South Sudanese troops in the disputed border area of Abyei threatens peace less than three years after the two countries split.

Israel Begins Expulsion Of African Refugees

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel has begun deporting African refugees from Sudan and Eritrea to Uganda, according to reports by an Israeli news outlets. Quoting senior government officials, Israeli media reported that over the past months dozens refugees had either left or agreed to leave Israel for Uganda.

Sudan Court Convicts Pregnant Rape Victim

AFRICANGLOBE - An Ethiopian woman who was gang-raped in Sudan has been convicted of "indecent acts". The woman of 18 was three months' pregnant at the time of the attack.