While landing in Khartoum, it is hard to ignore the new high rises and unexpected façade of a real estate boom. Surely it must be a façade because this is Khartoum. For those who have traveled between Frankfurt and Addis Ababa, the two-hour stop to refuel in Khartoum simply seems [...]
Post Tagged with: "Sudan"
On first watch of “The Olive Garden Song“, you might be left feeling somewhat puzzled. That was our first reaction at Africa.com. So we watched it again, and again. In it we are introduced to Manyang Reath. We see him meeting Beyoncé and later sharing the stage with international model [...]
Today, Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney meets with President Barack Obama to speak about work to be done in Sudan and South Sudan. We have a report from Jacqueline Adams, a former White House correspondent from CBS News, on Clooney’s talks last night during a panel at the Council on Foreign Relations.
African models are getting increasingly lucrative campaign’s and Sudanese model Nykhor Paul is one of them. In addition to Payless and Pepsi, Paul is now the face of designer Mara Hoffman’s Spring 2012 Swim collection. Get a glimpse of the luxe photos here…
While human suffering resulting from the armed conflict in Darfur is immeasurable, the costs can be measured in economic terms. Dr. Hamid Ali from the American University of Cairo is the first to attempt this, and his findings indicate a staggering cost: US$35.11 billion spent by the Government of Sudan between 2003-2009 on the war effort in Darfur.