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Sudan, Ethiopia Agree to Joint Military Force to ‘Protect Dam’

Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to establish a joint military force
Forming a quasi-military alliance in the name of ‘protecting dam’ may not be a concern to the powerful and increasingly impatient Egypt. Eritrea, however, is concerned over the involvement of Qatar in the establishment of an actual joint Sudanese – Ethiopia Defense Unit, because the unit was stationed at the Southern part of its border with Sudan instead of near the dam at the Ethiopia – Sudan border.

BY MEMO

Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to set up joint forces which will protect Addis Ababa’s Grand Renaissance Dam.

The Chiefs of Staff of both countries, Kamal Abdul-Marouf Al-Mahi and Samora Yunus, met last week to discuss the defense protocol signed between the two countries and a number of issues of common concern. Continue reading Sudan, Ethiopia Agree to Joint Military Force to ‘Protect Dam’

Sudan: An Ailing Dictatorship, Looming Public Protest, and Desperate Evasive Tricks

In the capital Khartoum, the talk is all about ‘uprising’

The Al-Bashir government is in deep economic and political crisis and the people are revolting against his regime. He needs an “invisible enemy” to distract public attention.

BY TRAYO A. ALI | SUDAN TRIBUNE

In Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan (the city that knows no secrets, as is always described) the talk there is not about the uncomfortable weather, which in this season is dry, cold, dusty and windy, nor is it about the city’s broken sewage system, and the polluted water or about the notorious militia known as Rapid Support Force (RSF), which frequently harass the citizens, or about the horrible stories of War in Darfur and/or in Nuba Mountains and B. Nile. Continue reading Sudan: An Ailing Dictatorship, Looming Public Protest, and Desperate Evasive Tricks

Sudan Announces State of Emergency in Kassala

The move is part of ongoing disarmament campaigns which started near Darfur and Blue Nile in October

President Omar al-Bashir has announced a 6-month state of emergency in the states of Kassala and North Kurdufan. Kassala is the city bordering Eritrea.

BY SUDAN TRIBUNE

The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Saturday has issued a decree imposing a six-month state of emergency in North Kordofan and Kassala states.

The state presidential minister Al-Rashid Haroun on Saturday handed over the presidential decree to the speaker of the parliament Ibrahim Ahmed Omer in preparation to deliberate on it Sunday. Continue reading Sudan Announces State of Emergency in Kassala

Kassala Governor Lauds Sudanese Eritrean Eternal Relations

Kassala governor Adam Jama’a

BY SUNA

The Wali (governor) of Kassala state, Adam Jama’a, has asserted the deep and eternal relations between the peoples of Sudan and Eritrea that have extended to all fields.

The governor of kassala has lauded the financial support extended by the Eritrean community in kassala, and its stances and active participation in all the state’s programs, particularly its participation in the reception of the President of the Republic upon his recent visit to the state. Continue reading Kassala Governor Lauds Sudanese Eritrean Eternal Relations

Sudan-Eritrea: Al-Laffa continental highway to be inaugurated

President Al Bashir

SUNA – The Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Mohamed Yousif Adam, affirmed that the Al-Laffa continental highway which links Sudan with Eritrea will be officailly launched by the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir and the visiting Eritrean president Issias Afewerki very shortly.

The Governor states that the borders between Kassala State and Eritrea are stable and safe and represent a door for joint trade and investment work between the peoples of the two countries.          Continue reading Sudan-Eritrea: Al-Laffa continental highway to be inaugurated