The "Desert to Power Initiative", an ambitious plan to eliminate energy poverty in Africa and provide 10 GW of solar energy by 2025 and support 250 million people with green electricity, was just unveiled at the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24.
Sudan Tender and Business News
The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), based in Khartoum, Sudan, has purchased an equity stake in the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank.
A new ruling by the Executive Committee of the African Union greatly restricts the authority of the ACHPR in its fight to stop human rights abuses across Africa.
In November, Egypt will switch on the power for an electrical grid pilot project providing 300MW of power to Sudan. That’s just the beginning for its grand plans ahead.
The Sudan was just granted US $42 million in concession grants to support the country's National Agriculture Investment Plan.
An $8 billion project to transform the landscape of Africa and restore drought-stricken areas has started and yet most of the world does not know of it. It is the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative, and involves the planting of a wall of trees over 7,600 kilometers long.
The water treatment plant in Kosti City, Sudan, is receiving a grant the Government of Japan to help cover improvements and upgrades to its water treatment plant.
The African Development Bank has provided Sudan with a grant agreement for US $7 million. The money came from the AfDB's Rural Livelihoods' Adaptation to Climate Change in Horn of Africa II fund.
Because of fraud and abuse allegations from refugees, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has temporarily suspended its refugee resettlement program in Sudan.
The Trans-Africa highway, a 10,228-kilometer long major artery connecting Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa, is now complete. The former missing link in that path, the Dodoma-Babati road, was just opened for transportation.
Based on a recent survey conducted by a team of wildlife conservationists, there may be as many as 183 lions and 198 hyenas living in a remote national park on the Sudan-Ethiopia border.
The Mukjar refugee camp in Central Darfur, Sudan, is closing after 10 years of hosting Chadian refugees there.
Amusement Services International (ASI) will unveil the Industry's first operator-free VR attraction at the Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure show 2018 to transform the indoor themepark experience in Africa.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
The United Kingdom announced that it will hosting its annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London on 12-14 March 2018 to unlock Africa’s economic potential by increasing trade, collaboration and philanthropy within the commonwealth.
iflix, a Kuala Lumpur-based entertainment service offering unlimited access to TV shows and movies, has announced a two-year distribution agreement with LEGO Systems to provide its subscribers across the Middle East and Africa unlimited access to both stream and download an incredible selection of LEGO Kids content.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of Sudan visited Khartoum's printing houses on January 7-9, 2018. While there, they confiscated the complete print runs of six newspapers without giving any justification for their actions.
Vancouver, Canada based Orca Gold Inc. announced it has successfully expanded its Area 5 aquifer, within its Block 14 Gold Project in Sudan.
Last week, the first energy and infrastructure conference held in South Sudan took place. It was a major draw, oversubscribed by 30 percent and providing the framework for a new level of energy collaboration between South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
On October 6, the United States announced it will be revoking economic sanctions it had put in place against the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412. Those sanctions will be removed effective October 12, 2017.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have begun a new major collaboration initiative to help transform precarious situations in the desert part of Africa into developmental opportunities. It is called the 'Desert to Power program', and will be deployed to 11 countries including Sudan.
A special course was recently held on Industrial Policy in Africa, for civil servants from 20 African countries. Its goal was to strengthen the group's capacity in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating appropriate strategies to facilitate the structural transformation of the continent’s economies.
Germany-based Siemens just signed agreements with Uganda and Sudan to cooperate more closely in the future in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and healthcare.