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2008-08-18 03:00:17

Text of report by state-owned Sudanese TV on 17 August [Presenter] The joint mechanism comprising the government and the UNAMID mission in Darfur met at the Foreign Ministry under the chairmanship of Foreign Undersecretary Dr Mutrif Siddiq and the joint representative of the mission, Rudolphe Adada. A number of issues related to the mission's work in Sudan were discussed. [Adada] The meeting discussed what has been accomplished in the past period. The government affirmed its readiness to...

2008-08-14 15:00:47

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 12 August Abyei has been successfully cleared of unexploded bombs and land mines, the United Nations Mine Action Office (UNMAO) said in a press statement today. "UNMAO has successfully cleared Abyei of unexploded ordnance (UXO)," the statement said. It further said that UN humanitarian agencies and NGOs will now be able to return to the area and provide much-needed support to the remaining population and...

2008-08-13 18:00:33

Text of report in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website [Unattributed report: "Minister of Energy and Mining Visits China"] Khartoum, 12 Aug (Suna) - Minister of Energy and Mining Al- Zubayr Ahmad al-Hasan has paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China at invitation extended to him by the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation [CNPC] to discuss the future of the developing cooperation between the Ministry and CNPC. The minister held a number of meetings...

2008-08-12 06:00:49

By DeWayne Wickham What China wants during these Olympics it cannot be allowed to have. More than anything else, the emerging superpower wants to bask in the glory of its role as host of the quadrennial global sports festival. It wants the worldwide embrace that traditionally has come to nations bestowed this honor. Of course, such acceptance hasn't always been merited. Nazi Germany hosted the Olympics in August 1936, just 11 months after it stripped German Jews of their citizenship...

2008-08-02 15:00:10

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 2 August Saturday 2 August 2008: Sudanese authorities have banned, the YouTube, a video sharing website joining other five countries in the world. Since 22 July, Internet users in Sudan have been unable to access the site, instead receiving an error message stating that the site was blocked by the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC). Sudan is the latest in a list of countries that has banned...

2008-08-01 12:00:31

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 1 August: Moscow regrets the fact that concern about the request of the International Criminal Court's prosecutor to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has not been reflected in the UN Security Council's new resolution on Darfur A Russian Foreign Ministry report circulated on Friday [1 August] says that "a possible negative turn of events in Sudan in connection with the request by the International Criminal...

2008-07-31 09:00:34

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 29 July The UN Security Council met behind closed doors to discuss extending the mandate of the joint UN-African Union (AU) force in Darfur which is due to expire on 31 July. The extension which was supposed to be mere formality evolved into a full blown debate on deferring the indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the Sudanese president Umar Hasan al-Bashir. The ICC's prosecutor...

2008-07-26 00:00:20

Research and Markets Laura Wood Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ 3f3f78/sudan_telecoms_m) has announced the addition of the "Sudan - Telecoms Market Overview & Statistics" report to their offering. The third largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the biggest countries on...

2008-07-24 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 24 July 24 July 2008 (Al-Fashir) - The US charge d'affaires, Alberto Fernandez said he was "disappointed" with the speech of the Sudanese president Umar Hasan al-Bashir that he made in Darfur. Fernandez, who accompanied Al-Bashir in his tour of Darfur, was quoted by the daily Al-Hayat published in London as saying that he expected to hear "something new with regards to practical steps that will be taken...

2008-07-24 06:00:25

At 0930 gmt, Sudan TV shown footage of President Umar Hasan al- Bashir arriving in a gathering in Junaynah, Southern Darfur State. The TV was earlier showing a large number of people who had been waiting to receive President Al-Bashir. The TV is showing people holding up banners with words supporting President Al-Bashir. Music praising Sudan is being played at the venue. President Umar Hasan Al- Bashir arrived atop a pick-up truck. The crowd went cheering and chanting pro-Al-Bashir slogans as...


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Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

2012-06-14 11:34:58

Symbol: RASU8 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Raphia P. Beauv. –...

2012-06-18 03:59:53

Symbol: DAGE Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: DactylocteniumgerminatumHack. distribution:USA(MD) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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2008-10-18 12:31:16

The Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) is a member of the shrike family. This is an African species. It is found from southeastern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to northeastern Tanzania. Its habitat is dry open thornbush and acacia and other dry open woodland. The Taita Fiscal is 8.25 inches in length and is fairly unique. It has white underparts and a black crown, hind neck and wings. The back is gray, the rump is white, and there is a characteristic white V-shape on the back. The tail is...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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