October 17, 2018
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October 11, 2018

Sirius Petroleum, the Nigeria-focused oil and gas development and production company, has announced that it has decided, by mutual agreement with COSL, to abrogate its agreement with COSL for the supply of a jack-up rig for the drilling programme on the Ororo field, OML 95.

Sirius has sourced and signed an agreement with Shelf Drilling Limited (“Shelf”) to supply its Adriatic I jack-up rig which is scheduled to become available during November"...


October 17, 2018

A senior executive of Standard Chartered Bank in China said the country is likely to increase imports from African countries, as it seeks new sources of commodities as a result of its trade war with the United States. Trade links between African nations like Kenya and China have been growing in recent years, offering opportunities to lenders such as Standard Chartered, who serve Chinese clients doing business on the continent.

Standard Chartered’s"...

October 17, 2018

Africa Oil Week (AOW), a leading international event for the continent’s oil and gas industry, has partnered with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) in a bid to attract investors and further showcase the region’s lucrative fuel sector.

AAPG is an international organization with over 38,000 members in more than 100 countries.

The event is set"...

October 17, 2018

The Turkish Hospital in Sudan's western province of Nyala will be provided with a state-of-the-art medical device worth $1 million later this month, Turkey's envoy to Sudan İrfan Neziroğlu said on Monday.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA) from the capital province of Khartoum, Neziroğlu also said the number of academic scholarships granted to Sudan by Turkey would be raised from 72 to 139, while 100 medical-treatment grants would be provided"...

October 17, 2018

October 16, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Minister of Interior Ahmed Bilal Osman on Tuesday said the United States has granted $16 million to meet the needs of refugees in Sudan.

The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) has quoted Osman as saying he met with the U.S. delegation on the sidelines of the 69th session of the Executive Committee of UN Higher Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.


October 17, 2018

North Darfur State has approved a plan to turn the camps for displaced people into permanent residential areas on Monday. The first phase includes the resettlement of 45,000 families – meaning at least 135,000 people.

State spokesman El Hadi Burma Saleh said that the plan includes establishing a technical committee of the Ministry of Urban Planning. This will carry out field surveys and map new housing extensions.


October 17, 2018

Khartoum - The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Hassab Al-Nabi Musa Mohammed said that Sudan is striving to normalize relations with the international financing

institutions and in particular after the lifting of the US economic sanctions. And it hope that it will receive in this context the support of friends in the regional and international institutions and organizations to attain the targeted goals of eradicating hunger in Africa by 2025 in"...