May 20, 2010

Hamishkoreb voting rerun

 Officials announced that voting in the area where a ballot box stuffing was taped on video will be redone.

The video can be seen online. We linked to it in an earlier post here on

Small dam near Keren

A micro-dam with a capacity of holding over 100,000 cubic meters of water is under construction in the Derequ administrative area, Keren sub-zone.

The Administrator of the area, Mr. Samuel Niguse, indicated that 70% of the project has been finalized and that it would make major contribution in easing potable water supply problem in the locality. He further explained that the micro-dam is expected to irrigate the nearby 5 hectares.

May 12, 2010

Needed: Cash for demining

United Nations programme to demine areas near Kassala (and elsewhere in Sudan) are threatened because $12 million is needed for funding.

May 11, 2010

Musa Ahmed on ESPA

Home News: Presidential Advisor Briefs Eritrean Delegation on East Sudan Peace Posted on Tuesday, May 11 @ 10:13:58 BST by admin SUNA

The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohammed Ahmed, Sunday briefed the visiting Eritrean delegation, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Osman Salih, on the latest developments in Sudan and the implementation of East Sudan Peace Agreement.

Musa affirmed in a statement to SUNA after the meeting the important role being played by Eritrea as a mediator of the Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement. Ahmed said that the meeting reviewed outcome of the elections in Sudan as well as Eritrea's contribution to the unity of Sudan and the plans for the coming period. He said that the meeting touched on the progress of the relations between Sudan and Eritrea and means of consolidating them further.

May 8, 2010

Beja Congress accepts election results

Khartoum, May. 4 (SUNA) - The Beja Congress has expressed its full support to the elected President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, In a statement it issued Tuesday in Haya town, the Red Sea State, the Beja Congress congratulated the President of the Republic and the President of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS), Salva Kiir Mayardit, as well as the members of the Legislative Authority on their election.