Waiting for lift-off: Sudan’s economy is in trouble, even without sanctions



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It will take more than the end of sanctions to fix Sudan

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Not much relief about the relief

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American sanctions on Sudan

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Waiting for lift-off

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“THIS is the best you can find anywhere, and not just in Sudan,” says Ali Alsheikh, gesturing at the deep-green field behind him. His farm, which exports animal feed, belongs to DAL Group, Sudan’s largest conglomerate. Here, an hour’s drive south of the capital, Khartoum, one can glimpse a better economic future for Sudan: high-tech, capital-intensive and outward-looking.
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Publish date : 12 October 2017 | 2:50 pm

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