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Dollar shortage, tax hikes hurt Sudan Telcos

Higher taxes and mounting competition are also posing challenges for the African country's three major telecoms players as they battle to tap the potential of a relatively underpenetrated market.

June 19, 2012 5:20
 
IDB, Albaraka, Qatar to Launch $1 Bln Islamic Bank

IDB, Albaraka, Qatar to Launch $1 Bln Islamic Bank

The Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Saudi lender Dallah Albaraka Group and Qatar have signed an agreement to launch an Islamic bank, officials said on Tuesday

April 4, 2012 8:59
 
The Six Degrees of…George Clooney

The Six Degrees of…George Clooney

George Clooney’s arrest for protesting against violence in Sudan has prompted Kipp to look out who might bail him out. Would Jordan’s Queen or Azerbaijan’s First Lady do it?

March 18, 2012 4:32
 
Sudan lowers oil transit fee demand

Sudan lowers oil transit fee demand

Sudan has lowered its oil transit fees demand to $32.20 a barrel in a bid to resolve a row that has shut in South Sudan's output, Sudan's oil minister said on Tuesday, but the two sides remained far apart as talks continue in Ethiopia.

March 13, 2012 1:54
 
Sudan investment conference called off as US pulls out

Sudan investment conference called off as US pulls out

An international conference to drum up investment in Sudan has been called off after the United States and other powers signalled they would not attend in protest over Sudan's crackdown on rebels, diplomats and officials said on Sunday.

March 12, 2012 1:51
 
Disputed Sudanese oil cargo yet to unload in Japan

Disputed Sudanese oil cargo yet to unload in Japan

A ship carrying disputed Sudanese crude remained anchored off southwest Japan on Tuesday, despite a British court ruling giving the tanker permission to unload, three shipping sources said.

February 21, 2012 4:41
 
China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China, the biggest investor in oilfields in the new nation of South Sudan, called for "calm and restraint" as a transit fee dispute threatened to cut off crude exports from the African producer.

January 22, 2012 11:18
 
Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Thirteen people were killed when a residential building collapsed in Beirut and rescue workers were searching on Monday for people believed still buried under the rubble, Lebanese officials said.

January 16, 2012 12:54
 
Sudan to boost oil output to 180,000BPD in 2012

Sudan to boost oil output to 180,000BPD in 2012

Sudan plans to increase oil production to 180,000 barrels a day by the end of the year by using more efficient technology and improving the recovery rate, a senior official said on Sunday.

January 15, 2012 2:20
 

Sudan risks unrest in inflation crisis -opposition

Former PM says crisis worse than mid-80s; Sees risk of violence if mass protests break out; Risk of 'proxy war' between north and south

December 13, 2011 11:36
 
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