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Mo Ibrahim: « Sudan is now at a turning point in its history »

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Mo Ibrahim: "Sudan is now at a turning point in its history"

Mo Ibrahim, president of the eponymous Foundation, welcomed the establishment of the Sovereign Transitional Council in Sudan. In an official statement, he believes this is a major turning point for the country and its citizens.

Indeed, this billionaire Anglo-Sudanese telecommunications entrepreneur and become a renowned international philanthropist hopes that this breakthrough will finally open a new chapter for Sudan and mark a peaceful transition to a stable democracy based on a civilian power.

« The road ahead is impressive and shows that a committed civil society, led by women and youth, and supported by continental and regional institutions, is able to achieve a peaceful and democratic transition. The commitment of all is now necessary to sustain this success, which is essential for the whole continent, « he said.

For the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the transition to a civilian democratic regime is the only way to guarantee that all Sudanese people benefit from good governance in the long term.

Therefore, she recommends, the pursuit of an inclusive dialogue between all actors, as well as the important support of the international community will be crucial for the success and sustainability of this transition.

« I am also pleased that the Sovereign Council now has two women among its members, including a representative of the Coptic Christian minority. I hope more young people and women will take an active role in the new government. We wish Abdallah Hamdok every success as he takes up his new duties and tackles the daunting task ahead, « said Ibrahim.

If this position of Prime Minister in Sudan has never before been occupied by a civilian personality, Abdallah Hamdok, chairman of the Consultative Council of the Ibrahim Index of Governance in Africa (IIAG) in the last six years, is the first.

At the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, no one doubts this man’s commitment to rigorous values ​​and shrewd leadership in the prioritization of economic prosperity, as well as the establishment of lasting peace throughout his country.

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Aged 63, Abdallah Hamdok, an economist and former UN collaborator, will also have to work with his government to lift the economy of Sudan that collapsed after the secession of the South in 2011. This country was deprived of all three quarter of its oil reserves.

As a reminder, Sudan is preparing this Wednesday, August 28, 2019 for the announcement of the composition of a new government, facing important challenges, after three decades of military power and months of protest that led to the fall of Omar al-Bashir.

Invested on August 21, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok will appoint his cabinet members in the day among the names proposed by the Forces for Freedom and Change (FLC), spearhead of the protest movement.

Eric TSHIKUMA

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DRC : Tenders for tailings storage works at MMG Kinsevere

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PUBLIC NOTICE – MMG Kinsevere SARL hereby announces to the public within the Democratic Republic of Congo that the following tenders are currently being prepared and finalised for future works to be undertaken at the Kinsevere Mine site.

 

 

 

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DRC: Launch of Tender for Laboratory Services At MMG Kinsevere

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MMG Kinsevere SARL hereby announces to the public the launch of the tender for Laboratory Services for Mining and exploration.

All intertested and qualifying entities need to submit their respective company files as per the below list of requirements detailing their expression of interest for the above tender by no later than 10 March 2021.

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DRC: USD 100 million for the construction of the major cultural centre for Central Africa

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DRC: USD 100 million for the construction of the major cultural centre for Central Africa

Prime Minister Ilunkamba has just authorized, on Monday, October 14, 2019, the Minister of Urban Planning and Housing Then Mwabilu and the Minister of State for International Cooperation Guillaume Manjolo to sign two orders.

This, after his visit to the site where the great Cultural and Artistic Centre of Central Africa will be built as well as the INA Buildings, the National Institute of Arts, where he ordered the resumption of work.

DRC: USD 100 million for the construction of the major cultural centre for Central Africa

The first decree concerns the postponement of the decree of 14 October 2016 and the second concerns the decommissioning of a portion of land in favour of Sino-Congolese cooperation.

The Chinese company BEIJING URBAN CONSTRUCTION GROUP is in charge of building this large Centre for 30 months. The cost of the work is estimated at US$100 million.

After this visit to the field, the head of the Ilunga Ilunkamba Government himself presided over the signing ceremony of these two ministerial decrees for the implementation of the Chinese government’s donation to the DRC.

 

There was talk of ending the superposition of orders first by repealing the one that granted the same concession to Richesse Taylor.

DRC: USD 100 million for the construction of the major cultural centre for Central Africa

It should be noted that the cultural and artistic centre, one of the largest in Central Africa, will constitute, according to the Minister of State for Cooperation Guillaume Mandjolo, an innovative source for the public treasury and restore the DRC’s position as a leader in the world of African culture.

This large Centre will be located between the triumphal boulevard and Assossa avenues, a few metres from the People’s Palace.

The construction of this important cultural building includes the large 2,000-seat theatre, the small 800-seat theatre, meeting rooms, the gymnasium and a car park.

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