July 28, 2017
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July 25, 2017

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Sudanese government signed a four-year $72 million Country Programming Framework in Khartoum today.

The goals of the 2017-2020 Country Programming Framework (CPF) to be achieved after three years include “Enabling Policy and the Institutional Environment for Food Security and Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, and Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Building”,"...

 

July 27, 2017

Fewer new cases of cholera are being reported in Sudan’s El Gezira, while equipment and medicines provided by charities have provided some relief for patients.

A medical source from Tamboul in El Gezira revealed that the number of hospitalised cases in the isolation centre on Tuesday were 50 cases after the discharge of 40 cases who recovered to health on Monday.

He said"...

July 27, 2017

About 150 ‘temporary’ port workers in Port Sudan have been denied access to permanent work contracts, in spite of having worked at the port for many years.

Aboud Shiribini of the Seaports Workers Union told Radio Dabanga that the failure to continue the permanent service of the 150 workers has resulted in the loss of their rights to receive treatment cards and compensation for work injuries.

He"...

July 27, 2017

The Ambassador of Kenya to Sudan, Aron Suge, has voiced his country’s desire to reactivate joint cooperation with Sudan in the field of the mining sector.

This came when the Kenyan Ambassador to Sudan met the Minister of Minerals, Hashim Ali Salim.
The Ambassador affirmed that the Kenyan Mining Ministry is desirous to benefit from the Sudanese experience, referring to the importance of exchange of expertise between the two countries in the"...

July 27, 2017
(ME NewsWire)-- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation today announced that DENSO Corporation (DENSO) is deploying Visconti™4, its latest image-recognition processor dedicated to automotive applications, in next generation, front-camera-based active safety systems. Visconti™4 is a leading-edge, multi-engine road-safety solution that provides drivers with real-time analytics of road conditions and potential dangers. Electronic systems are taking on an increasingly central role in driving, including advanced driver assistance systems and support for autonomous vehicles, and particularly in promoting road safety. The latest iteration of the influential European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), the EU-backed safety standard, adds criteria for evaluating anti-collision features that improve protection for bicyclists and pedestrians. The Visconti™4 image recognition processor is equipped with eight media processing engines, allowing it to execute eight applications simultaneously. It can detect and analyze camera-generated images......

July 26, 2017

The chief executive of South Africa's Mediclinic International will retire next year after eight years in the role, the private healthcare group said on Tuesday.

Danie Meintjes, a 22-year veteran of South Africa's largest private hospital group, oversaw the company's merger with Al Noor in 2015, which extended its reach into Abu Dhabi and moved Mediclinic's primary listing to London.

Meintjes"...

July 26, 2017

Uganda’s new-found oil reserves may account for as much as 4 percent of its economy annually in coming years if managed well, the International Monetary Fund’s country chief says.

IMF Mission Chief for Uganda Axel Schimmelpfennig writes in a blog post that the country also needs some strategic infrastructure investment and better debt management.

Uganda’s economy"...