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Sudan , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Sudan » Economy: Sudan Jails Journalists in New Sign of Repression

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/19/world/africa/sudan-journalists-arrests.html?ref=todayspaper
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The authorities in Sudan arrested seven journalists as they covered economic protests there this week, including reporters for Reuters and Agence France-Presse, with no word on charges or when they might be released. Press advocates said Friday that the ...

News Sudan » Economy: Sudan releases journalists detained for covering protests

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/23/sudan-releases-journalists-detained-for-covering-protests/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The journalists were detained while covering protests and clashes with security forces which broke out across Sudan early this month after Khartoum imposed tough economic measures in line with recommendations by the International Monetary Fund. The arrests ...

News Sudan » Economy: The Sudan-Turkey and Egypt-Eritrea growing alliances trigger armed crisis in the Red Sea

News channel or source: http://www.ethiopianreview.com/index/74250
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise as Sudan sends troops to its border with Eritrea, and Egypt sends troops to Eritrea. Turkey’s pledge of economic support to Sudan is further complicating the situation. It all started last month when Turkey ...

News Sudan » Economy: U.N. warns of 'lost generation' in South Sudan's grinding conflict

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-war/u-n-warns-of-lost-generation-in-south-sudans-grinding-conflict-idUSKBN1F81EV
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

we might lose up to a quarter of a million children in South Sudan.” Tens of thousands are estimated to have died in the conflict which has also displaced a quarter of the country’s population of 12 million. The economy, almost entirely dependant on ...

News Sudan » Economy: Sudan to continue economic measures despite protests

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/197892/sudan-to-continue-economic-measures-despite-protests
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

The Cabinet on Monday vowed to continue the implementation of recent economic measures that led to hiking of prices despite calls from the opposition for mass protests against the move. The Cabinet decision came after the parliament summoned the ministers ...

News Sudan » Economy: What is going on between Egypt and Sudan?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/egypt-sudan-crisis-180110134022602.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan as part of his Africa tour. During the visit, Erdogan and his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, signed more than a dozen agreements to boost the economic partnership between the two nations.

News Sudan » Economy: US Condemns Sudan’s Arbitrary Detention of Journalists

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/us-condemns-sudan-detention-journalists/4216444.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Widespread protests and clashes with security forces erupted in Sudan this month after Khartoum imposed tough economic measures in line with recommendations by the International Monetary Fund. Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, 51, of AFP and at least two other ...

News Sudan » Economy: Group urges Sudan to halt arresting reporters amid protests

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/19/group-urges-sudan-to-halt-arresting-reporters-amid-protests.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Sudanese authorities have launched a crackdown on the media after protests broke out in response to lifting of subsidies and devaluing the currency, reforms designed to overhaul the country's battered economy. Earlier in January, authorities confiscated ...

News Sudan » Economy: What Can Be Done About the Attention Economy's Dark Side? Powerhouse Commission Ponders Reeling In Facebook and Google Before It's Too Late

News channel or source: https://www.alternet.org/media/what-can-be-done-about-attention-economys-dark-side
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Harris said the attention economy, or the media on everyone’s smartphones and ... And how you get some fake news pod creating certain deaths in India, in South Sudan. The engineers can’t put this thing back in the bag. We have created exponential ...

News Sudan » Economy: South Sudan’s Renewable Energy Potential: A Building Block for Peace

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/south-sudan-s-renewable-energy-potential-building-block-peace
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The war has destroyed South Sudan’s limited infrastructure, triggering an economic implosion. What electricity it has—and it is the least electrified country in the world—depends entirely on imported diesel to run generators. Insecurity and ...