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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s long-running border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. His peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war.  Abiy was named as the winner of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize in ..

India Sudan realtions

The relations between India and Sudan have been warm and cordial since the ancient times. There were contacts between the Nilotic and Indus Valley civilizations according to archaeological evidences. The ancient trade included silk, leather, gold, silver ornaments. In 1900, Indian experts developed the forestry sector. In 1935, Mahatma Gandhiji stopped over Port Sudan on ..

India South Sudan relations

India recognized South Sudan in the year 2011 immediately after South Sudan became independent. South Sudan maintains an embassy in New Delhi and India at Juba. South Sudan was under the British – Egyptian rule from 1899 to 1955. It became independent and agreed to remain under the Government of Sudan in 2005 by signing ..

Developing Country Status in WTO

US President Trump has made a sharp criticism against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for allowing countries such as India and China to engage in unfair trade practices that affect American economic interests. President Trump questioned the “developing country” status enjoyed by India and China at the WTO and argued that these countries are not ..

Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as new Prime Minister of Sudan

Prominent economist Abdalla Hamdok has taken charge as the new Prime Minister of Sudan and vowed to work towards ending the country’s economic crisis and establishing peace. In his new role, Hamdok will be tasked to deal with Sudan’s mounting economic problems viz. high inflation and unemployment after decades of poor governance. His biggest challenge ..

Trends on Record High Temperatures

The record temperatures have become more and more frequent in recent years across the globe. The United Nations World Meteorological Organization has confirmed two very recent readings as being among the hottest on record globally 53.9 C in Mitribah, Kuwait (2016) and 53.7 C in Turbat, Pakistan (2017). In India, Delhi reported it s highest ..

New Delhi is organizing 2019 World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting of developing countries

On 13th May 2019, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting of developing countries has started in New Delhi. The two-day meeting is being held at a time when the multilateral rule-based-trading system is facing serious and grave challenges. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the Ministers to discuss various issues and the way ..

Sudanese Military seizes power from the President Omar al-Bashir

In a big development, the armed forces of Sudan have successfully overthrown and arrested the President of the country Omar al-Bashir after many months of protests against his rule of 30-year rule. General Awad Ibn Auf stated that the President was taken to a safe place after his regime was toppled. Auf also announced the ..