Sudan

Country in Northeast Africa

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Sudan or the Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea to the east, Ethiopia to the southeast, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest. It has a population of 43 million people and occupies a total area of 1,886,068 square kilometres, making it the third-largest country in Africa. Sudan's predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and English. The capital is Khartoum, located at the confluence of the Blue and White Nile. Since 2011, Sudan is the scene of ongoing military conflict in its regions South Kordofan and the Blue Nile.

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France's foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan's transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help..
Credit: Reuters - Published 22 hours ago

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Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the Nile which had been suspended..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile state since Aug. 28, the health ministry said in a statement.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Thousands protested outside the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, calling for the appointment of top judicial officials and justice for demonstrators..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok flew to South Sudan on Thursday on a two-day visit to cement a new plan for peace talks with many of the rebel groups..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

In Wad Ramli, a village outside the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Alsamani Fathalrahman and his neighbors traveled in blue speedboats through flooded streets..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Sudan's first cabinet since the ouster of president Omar al-Bashir was sworn in Sunday as the African country transitions to a civilian rule following nationwide..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

Arab and Nubian tribes in Sudan's Red Sea state signed a reconciliation deal on Sunday under pressure from the country's most prominent military commander after..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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