January 18, 2018
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January 17, 2018

The demonstrators in the videos are marching or chanting slogans against the recent price increases following the implementation of the new annual budget. In the first video, a man is beaten by riot police with batons.

In the second video, marching women and men are violently dispersed by riot police with batons.

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January 17, 2018

A market leader in the global management of aircraft spares, AJW Group, enters into a partnership with Aero Contractors for aircraft C-Check in West & Central Africa. The Nigerian airline becomes the first carrier to conduct an aircraft C-Check.

The C-Check, which was carried out on a Boeing 737-500 aircraft, was marked by an event at the airline’s company headquarters and attended by the Nigerian Minister for Aviation and other key stakeholders.

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January 17, 2018

Almost a third of funding raised by African startups in 2017 was in the fintech sector as investors bet on consumers turning to more formal financial services in a region where just 17% of the population have banking accounts. Venture funding for African startups jumped by 51% to $195 million in 2017, according to a report from Disrupt Africa.

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January 17, 2018

South Sudan’s food security situation will worsen this year unless food is procured and distributed to millions of people in urgent need in inaccessible areas of the country before the rainy season start, the World Food Program (WFP) said Tuesday.

'The food security situation is not good and the indication we get is that the harvest last year (2017) was less than the year before,' said WFP Deputy Country Director Simon Cammelbeek.

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January 17, 2018

The government of Aweil state has officially started to collect social household tax across the state. Every household is expected to pay a tax of 200 SSP except for disabled and poor persons.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Monday, Regina Angeth Dut, minister of local government in the state said the fund will be used for development and service delivery.

She urged the people"...

January 17, 2018

The annual budget that Khartoum has prepared for 2018 shows the magnitude of the government mismanagement that led to the economic crisis experienced by the Sudanese people, and the popular discontent deepens the political instability in Sudan, according to a Sudanese think-thank.

The current budget is designed to allocate the majority of funds to security, defence and presidential expenditures, Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) reported today. The"...

January 17, 2018

The governor of Al Geziera State Mohamed Tahir Aila has informed that Sudanese South Korean Economic forum

will be kicked off coming March, the governor said “we have a good plan to improve industry in the State through generating local resources and funding”.
The objective of the forum is to qualify textile and leather manufacturing, this came while he was meeting the deputy of Sudan diplomatic mission to South Korea ambassador Al"...