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Sudan: Governor of Kassala State Affirms Strength of Sudanese Eritrean Relations

The Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad
Sudan’s Kassala State Governor (Wali), Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad, participated at the 28th Eritrean independence day celebration in Kassala and expressed desire to re-open the joint border.

BY SUNA*

The governor (Wali) of Kassala State, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad, has affirmed the eternal and firm relations between Sudan and Eritrea, affirming the keenness of the two countries’ willingness to establish continuous and firm brotherly relations that serve the interests of both peoples. Continue reading Sudan: Governor of Kassala State Affirms Strength of Sudanese Eritrean Relations

Embattled Sudanese President Reopens Border with Eritrea

Embattled Sudanese president burnt all bridges to Eritrea the day he ‘unilaterally’ closed the Kassala border. As the political and economic crisis in the country creeps in and starts shaking his regime, he wanted to open the border, once again, unilaterally. When is he going to close it again?

BY TESFANEWS *

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday that his country was reopening its Eastern border with Eritrea, after he unilaterally closed it. Continue reading Embattled Sudanese President Reopens Border with Eritrea

Sudan’s Ruling Party Keen to Boost Relations with Eritrea

The ruling national congress party said it believes, Eritrea is a brotherly neighbour .… need to develop economic and political relations between the two countries.

BY SUDAN TRIBUNE

Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) reiterated his country keenness to develop a constructive relationship with neighbouring Eritrea, pointing to the deeply-rooted relations between the two countries. Continue reading Sudan’s Ruling Party Keen to Boost Relations with Eritrea

Sudanese President Vows ‘War on Corruption’ to Revive Ailing Economy

“It is a war against corruption everywhere. It is a war at its beginning and it will not stop until its goals are achieved by ending gold smuggling, currency speculation and monopolization of essential commodities” President Al-Bashir.

Saboteurs of the economy. President al-Bashir vowed to combat corruption and declared war against speculators and manipulators with the Sudanese economy. (AP Photo/Ali Ngethi)

BY AFP

President Omar al-Bashir vowed on Monday to launch a “war on corruption” in a bid to revive Sudan’s ailing economy and curb food price rises.

In a strongly worded address to parliament, Bashir said a nexus between foreign currency traders, bankers and smugglers had damaged the economy, already weakened by US sanctions, conflicts and loss of oil revenues since a north-south split in 2011. Continue reading Sudanese President Vows ‘War on Corruption’ to Revive Ailing Economy

Eritrea Accuses Qatar, Sudan of Funding Terrorism, Deploying Fighter Planes Near Border

Eritrea issued a warning for Qatar and Sudan to keep their hands off Eritrea.

BY AL ARABIYA

The Eritrean government released a statement accusing Qatar of sending Sudan three fighter planes to thwart a purported attack from Eritrea, and of secretly funding an Eritrean Islamist opposition office in an isolated area in Sudan. Continue reading Eritrea Accuses Qatar, Sudan of Funding Terrorism, Deploying Fighter Planes Near Border