Trump Postpones Review of U.S. Sanctions Against Sudan
An Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump says that "more time is needed for this review to establish that the Government of Sudan has sustained sufficient positive actions across all areas". Earlier this month, the Sudanese government was confident that sanctions would be dropped.
Radio Dabanga, 12 July 2017
The US President has postponed the decision on whether to lift economic sanctions on Sudan until October 2017. An Executive Order (EO) issued by President Donald Trump last night… Read more »
Radio Dabanga, 11 July 2017
The US Dollar has risen sharply against the Sudanese Pound a day before the decision is due on whether the USA will lift financial sanctions on Sudan. Read more »
Left: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Right: U.S. President Donald Trump.
Radio Dabanga, 10 July 2017
According to the UN Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan, there has been a marked improvement in humanitarian access over the past six months. This has prompted the team to cite its hopes… Read more »
VOA, 12 July 2017
Sudan is asking the United States to permanently scrap 24-year-old sanctions, warning that the country could fall back into war if the sanctions are reapplied. Read more »
Nuba Reports, 11 July 2017
By tomorrow, U.S. President Donald Trump will decide whether to lift near-20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan based on recommendations by the State Department involving a… Read more »