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Wad Medani

a town in the E Sudan, on the Blue Nile: headquarters of the Gezira irrigation scheme; agricultural research centre. Pop.: 332 000 (2005 est.)
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The new province which will be declared on Sunday 30 July will consist of five dioceses in El Obeid, Kadugli, Khartoum, Port Sudan, and Wad Medani.
May 6, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A delegation from the Supreme Council for Coordinating Affairs of Ngok Dinka of Abyei region Saturday has arrived in Sudan's central town of Wad Medani to discuss ways to issue national identity cards for its community members residing in the Gezira State.
Wad Medani, March 16 (SUNA) - The Minister of Finance, Economy and Manpower Gezira State Khalid Hussein discussed, when he met at his office Wednesday with the delegation of the Oil Ministry headed by the Director of the General Administration of the Petroleum Products Engineer Munira Mahmoud Abdullah, progress of work in the establishment of the line carrying petroleum materials from Khartoum State to Goz Al-Batahin at Umm Al-Qura Locality in Gezira State at a length of 220 km at a cost of 90 million euro in its first phase.
Women demonstrations on Monday showed signs of widening as protesters took to the streets of several cities across the country including Wad Medani, Kassala, Port Sudan and Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman.
Doctors of Wad Medani Hospital strike over non-payment of salaries.
On Sunday night, dozens of people staged demonstrations in the capital of al-Jazeera state, Wad Medani and chanted "Freedom.
He explained that the three-day visit includes a series of joint meetings between the two councils and field visits to a number of relevant locations and parties, including the Sudanese National Council of Medical Specialties, Wad Medani branch.
A helicopter burst into flames at Khartoum airport minutes after Sudan's second vice-president Hassabo Abdel Rahman disembarked upon returning from the city of Wad Medani on 28 February 2015 (Photo ST)
He said that after the plane got back the Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul-Rahman and his companions this evening from Wad Medani and landed with all people on board safely, the six-person crew moved it towards garage and while it was moving on the ground it subjected to a surprise cross wind that made it to loss balance then the fans hit the ground and the plane caught fire .
An NCP parliamentary candidate for East Wad Medani constituency by the name of Abdullah Babiker blamed the chaos on the NEC and said it caused lack of interest in voting because of rudeness by poll workers and refusal to accept any documents other than government-issued id.
Hassabu revealed, in a political meeting at the Palace of Culture in Wad Medani Saturday, that the National Congress (NC) did not have the authority to postpone the elections because of its linkage with the law and constitution, adding that there is no logical reason stops or cancel the elections.