Sudan Current Affairs, GK & News

US names Cuba as State Sponsor of Terrorism

The United States recently designated Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. What is US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism? The United States lists the countries that repeatedly provide support for acts of international terrorism under the State Sponsors of Terrorism. The list was first released in 1979 with Iraq, Libya, Syria and South ..

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Sudan removed from State sponsors of Terrorism List

On November 9, 2020, Sudan was removed from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. India has welcomed its removal. Also, India welcomed the normalisation of Sudan’s relations with Israel. Sudan-Israel After UAE, Bahrain, Sudan became the third country to normalise its relations with Israel in the last two months. On October 23, 2020, Sudan ..

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ONGC exits from Sudan

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) recently exited from Sudan oilfields. This step was taken by ONGC after the African nation refused to pay for oil it lifted from the fields. Key Facts ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) has also with withdrawn from the block. OVL had a 25 per cent stake in Block 2A&4 ..

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Nine-year-long dispute between Sudan, Ethiopia, and Egypt likely to end in Upcoming Weeks

On 26th June 2020, Ethiopia’s Water Minister has stated that a consensus had been reached between the three countries(Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt) over the USD 4.5 billion worth Giant Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the dam will not be filled unilaterally by Ethiopia. Three countries have been involved in continuous negotiations over the years to reach ..

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Africa Union Summit held at Addis Ababa

The African Union Summit was held in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia to tackle terrorism in the continent. The Summit is important for India as India has recently signed the defence agreement, Lucknow Declaration with 50 African countries at DefExpo 2020. India is planning considerable investment in Defence sector in the regions of African Union. ..

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