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Sudan will emerge stronger from current crisis: al-Bashir says

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Saturday said that the current crisis and difficulties in Sudan are hard tests from which the country will bounce back stronger. Al-Bashir has been facing a wave of protests for the past two mo
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Sudan will emerge stronger from current crisis: al-Bashir says

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Saturday said that the current crisis and difficulties in Sudan are hard tests from which the country will bounce back stronger. Al-Bashir has been facing a wave of protests for the past two months, the longest and strongest since he took power 30 years ago. The protesters ask him to leave stressing democratic change cannot be implemented with his totalitarian Islamist regime. "Power and rule have never been a goal but a (...) - News

Sudan's committee on constitutional amendments cancels meeting

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The emergency committee for constitutional amendments pertaining to scrapping presidential term limit has abruptly cancelled its meeting scheduled for 17 February. In a press release, the committee said the meeting was cancelle
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Sudan's committee on constitutional amendments cancels meeting

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The emergency committee for constitutional amendments pertaining to scrapping presidential term limit has abruptly cancelled its meeting scheduled for 17 February. In a press release, the committee said the meeting was cancelled for emergency reasons, saying a new date would be fixed at a later time. Last December, 294 Sudanese lawmakers representing 33 political parties introduced a bill to amend the constitution to allow President Omer al-Bashir to run for (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan produces 93 tons of gold in 2018: ministry

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Ministry of Minerals on Saturday said gold production has reached 93 tons (equivalent to $4 billion) in 2018. The director of the Geological Research Corporation (GRC) Mohamed Abu Fatima said the Ministry of Minerals i
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Sudan produces 93 tons of gold in 2018: ministry

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Ministry of Minerals on Saturday said gold production has reached 93 tons (equivalent to $4 billion) in 2018. The director of the Geological Research Corporation (GRC) Mohamed Abu Fatima said the Ministry of Minerals is facing a challenge of introducing means and policies to control gold exports fully in order to achieve $3 billion in revenues. He stressed the ministry's readiness to cover the country's foreign exchange deficit, saying they have (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UN chief appoints new UNISFA force commander

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Friday appointed Ethiopian army Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam as Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Gebremariam succeeds
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UN chief appoints new UNISFA force commander

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Friday appointed Ethiopian army Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam as Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Gebremariam succeeds Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu who will complete his assignment on 23 April 2019. «The Secretary-General is grateful for his tireless dedication, invaluable service and effective leadership of UNISFA,» said UN spokesperson. Major (...) - News

U.S.'s Pompeo says hopeful that peaceful regime change takes place in Sudan

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday expressed hope that calls by Sudanese people for regime change will be heard. As the Sudanese opposition welcomed his supportive statement of the U.S. top diplomat and called for int
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U.S.'s Pompeo says hopeful that peaceful regime change takes place in Sudan

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday expressed hope that calls by Sudanese people for regime change will be heard. As the Sudanese opposition welcomed his supportive statement of the U.S. top diplomat and called for international pressure on President Omer al-Bashir to step down and allow a peaceful democratic transition in Sudan. Asked by Michel Ghandour of Al-Hurra TV in Warsaw about his assessment on the ongoing demonstrations in Sudan for "regime (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan's December Revolution is not an Arab Spring

By Mubarak Ardol Why the Sudanese have decided to put an end to the regime which has ruled them for three decades. Why is this happing now? It is known that Mr Bashir came to power in Sudan by a military coup, supported and organized by Islamist elites in 1
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Sudan's December Revolution is not an Arab Spring

By Mubarak Ardol Why the Sudanese have decided to put an end to the regime which has ruled them for three decades. Why is this happing now? It is known that Mr Bashir came to power in Sudan by a military coup, supported and organized by Islamist elites in 1989. The coup was against a democratically elected government led by Imam Sadiq al-Mahdi of the National Umma Party. The Bashir regime promoted itself as a salvation government to empower Islam throughout Sudan and Africa by applying (...) - Comment & Analysis

SSOA dismisses reports that post of South Sudan vice-president behind divisions

February 15, 2019 (JUBA) - The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) dismissed reports that the dissent among its members is motivated by the struggle over the position of vice president allocated to the alliance in accordance with the revitalized peace agre
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SSOA dismisses reports that post of South Sudan vice-president behind divisions

February 15, 2019 (JUBA) - The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) dismissed reports that the dissent among its members is motivated by the struggle over the position of vice president allocated to the alliance in accordance with the revitalized peace agreement. Since September 2018, the opposition umbrella has experienced several crises as some of its factions rejected the signing of the peace pact by its chairman Gabriel Changson and formed the South Sudan National Democratic (...) - News

UN reports confirms rape cases in South Sudan's Unity

February 15, 2019 (JUBA) - Over 134 women have been subjected to sexual violence by the government army and allied forces in the Unity region from September to December 2018, said a joint report released by the UN human rights body (OHCHR) and UN Mission in S
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UN reports confirms rape cases in South Sudan's Unity

February 15, 2019 (JUBA) - Over 134 women have been subjected to sexual violence by the government army and allied forces in the Unity region from September to December 2018, said a joint report released by the UN human rights body (OHCHR) and UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Friday. The report confirms allegations published in November 2018 but dismissed at the time by the South Sudanese authorities. Furthermore, it points to the lack of accountability as the main cause of these (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Washington, Khartoum to form joint group for banking reform in Sudan

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Head of the economic section at the U.S. embassy in Sudan, Leah Severino, has revealed that talks are underway between Washington and Khartoum to form a workgroup to develop Sudan's banking sector. On Thursday, Severino met wit
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Washington, Khartoum to form joint group for banking reform in Sudan

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Head of the economic section at the U.S. embassy in Sudan, Leah Severino, has revealed that talks are underway between Washington and Khartoum to form a workgroup to develop Sudan's banking sector. On Thursday, Severino met with the director of the Savings and Development Bank (SDB) branch in El-Fasher, capital of North Darfur State, Mohamed Doka Ahmed. Ahmed briefed the U.S. official on the SDB's projects and services in North Darfur, saying the bank provides (...) - News

Sudan, Ethiopia to discuss implementation of border agreements

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A joint meeting between Sudanese and Ethiopian officials would be held on 23 February to discuss ways to combat cross-border crime and implement agreements to end border encroachments. The governor of Sennar State, Abdel-Karim
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Sudan, Ethiopia to discuss implementation of border agreements

February 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A joint meeting between Sudanese and Ethiopian officials would be held on 23 February to discuss ways to combat cross-border crime and implement agreements to end border encroachments. The governor of Sennar State, Abdel-Karim Musa, said he recently discussed with the Ethiopian Ambassador to Khartoum, Shiferaw Jarso, ways to secure the border between his state and neighbouring Ethiopian regions. He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) the meeting (...) - News

Sudanese authorities disperse demonstrators in Khartoum as protests enter 3rd month

February 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese riot police and security forces broke up a march of hundreds of Sudanese in Khartoum on Thursday and prevented them from moving to the presidential palace after firing tear gas and arrested several demonstrators. Sinc
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Sudanese authorities disperse demonstrators in Khartoum as protests enter 3rd month

February 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese riot police and security forces broke up a march of hundreds of Sudanese in Khartoum on Thursday and prevented them from moving to the presidential palace after firing tear gas and arrested several demonstrators. Since last December, the Sudanese capital and a number of cities in other regions have been holding continuous protests demanding that President Omar al-Bashir steps down. This week, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) dedicated (...) - News / South Sudan, Protest & Activism, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan threatens to sue opposition groups

February 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government Thursday has threatened to take legal action against its opponents who call for the overthrow of the ruling regime. In a statement released after a press conference held by the opposition groups on Wedne
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Sudan threatens to sue opposition groups

February 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government Thursday has threatened to take legal action against its opponents who call for the overthrow of the ruling regime. In a statement released after a press conference held by the opposition groups on Wednesday, the information ministry accused the forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change (DFC) of calling to topple the regime by all means including violence. "The government will take the necessary legal measures to respond to (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

South Sudan to cut one-day's pay for peace implementation

February 13, 2019 (JUBA) — South Sudan government will deduct one-day pay from the salaries of the civil servants to fund the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, the information minister said on Tuesday. «The cabinet decided that all t
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South Sudan to cut one-day's pay for peace implementation

February 13, 2019 (JUBA) — South Sudan government will deduct one-day pay from the salaries of the civil servants to fund the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, the information minister said on Tuesday. «The cabinet decided that all the employees in the public sector should monthly contribute a one-day pay from their salaries for the next four months in the interest of the peace,» Michael Makuei told reporters in Juba. The decision comes within the government efforts to (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan Peace Implementation, South Sudan

Sudan's Bashir pledges to end armed conflicts in 2019

February 13, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Embattled Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir pledged to achieve peace in the whole country and to silence guns during the year 2019. Al-Bashir who is facing two-month protests calling for his resignation addressed Tuesday the op
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Sudan's Bashir pledges to end armed conflicts in 2019

February 13, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Embattled Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir pledged to achieve peace in the whole country and to silence guns during the year 2019. Al-Bashir who is facing two-month protests calling for his resignation addressed Tuesday the opening session of a conference to assess the performance of the Popular Defence Forces (PDF) a paramilitary force under the command of the army. After praising the role of the PDF in the fighting against the rebel groups, the Sudanese (...) - News

Sudan, UN discuss arrangements for third phase of UNAMID's withdrawal

February 12, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A meeting between Sudanese officials and a visiting delegation from the United Nations on Monday has discussed the withdrawal of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID). The Sudanese side was headed by the Foreign Mi
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Sudan, UN discuss arrangements for third phase of UNAMID's withdrawal

February 12, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A meeting between Sudanese officials and a visiting delegation from the United Nations on Monday has discussed the withdrawal of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID). The Sudanese side was headed by the Foreign Ministry Under-Secretary Elham Ibrahim while the UN side was headed by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa- Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Bintou Keita. The meeting has also discussed the ongoing efforts to (...) - News

13 civilians, 7 soldiers killed during fresh clashes in South Sudan's Equatoria: NAS

February 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Clashes between South Sudanese army and National Salvation Front (NAS) fighters resulted in the death of 13 civilians and 7 soldiers, said a statement released by the spokesperson of the rebel group on Tuesday The security situatio
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13 civilians, 7 soldiers killed during fresh clashes in South Sudan's Equatoria: NAS

February 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Clashes between South Sudanese army and National Salvation Front (NAS) fighters resulted in the death of 13 civilians and 7 soldiers, said a statement released by the spokesperson of the rebel group on Tuesday The security situation in the Central Equatoria has now deteriorated to the point that region returned to war as before the signing of the revitalized peace agreement. Repeated clashes have become the rule. As a result of the recent clashes in the Yei (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Over 3100 child-soldiers are now demobilized in South Sudan: UNICEF

February 12, 2019 (JUBA) — Over 3100 child soldier have been released by the South Sudanese armed groups which signed fought each other during the past five years. The figure was announced by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund on Tu
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Over 3100 child-soldiers are now demobilized in South Sudan: UNICEF

February 12, 2019 (JUBA) — Over 3100 child soldier have been released by the South Sudanese armed groups which signed fought each other during the past five years. The figure was announced by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund on Tuesday in a statement reporting the demobilization of a new batch of children in by the South Sudan National Liberation Movement in Yambio. "One hundred and nineteen children were released by an armed group in South Sudan Tuesday, bringing (...) - News

Rights groups call to investigate disappearance of two South Sudanese activists

February 12, 2019 (NAIROBI) - Rights groups Monday have called on Kenya and South Sudan to investigate into the enforced disappearance of two South Sudanese activists in Nairobi more than two years ago. Dong Samuel Luak, a prominent South Sudanese lawyer an
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Rights groups call to investigate disappearance of two South Sudanese activists

February 12, 2019 (NAIROBI) - Rights groups Monday have called on Kenya and South Sudan to investigate into the enforced disappearance of two South Sudanese activists in Nairobi more than two years ago. Dong Samuel Luak, a prominent South Sudanese lawyer and human rights activist, and Aggrey Idri, a member of the SPLM-IO were kidnapped in the Kenyan capital on January 23 and 24, 2017, respectively. Despite multiple reports about their arrest by the Kenyan police forces country and (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UN chief meets Sudan's al-Bashir in Addis Ababa

February 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan's president on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, said Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed in a statement released on Monday. The meeting o
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UN chief meets Sudan's al-Bashir in Addis Ababa

February 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan's president on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, said Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed in a statement released on Monday. The meeting of al-Bashir with Guterres was reported by the official news agency SUNA saying it took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union. The UN deputy spokesperson did not (...) - News

U.S. envoy meets opposition leader after attack on mosque by Sudan security

February 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Chargé d'Affaire Steven Koutsis discussed with the leader of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) the attack by the Sudanese security agent on a mosque of his religious sect, Al-Ansar, last Friday as the embassy expres
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U.S. envoy meets opposition leader after attack on mosque by Sudan security

February 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Chargé d'Affaire Steven Koutsis discussed with the leader of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) the attack by the Sudanese security agent on a mosque of his religious sect, Al-Ansar, last Friday as the embassy expressed its concern about the recurrent use of violence. On 8 February, Sudanese security forces fired teargas and beat worshippers attempting to stage a peaceful demonstration after Friday prayers at the Al-Sayed Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan, Ethiopia leaders discuss joint border control

February 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and Ethiopia's premier Abiy Ahmed Monday have discussed the formation of a joint border control force and completion of the border demarcation. The two leaders met on Monday on the sideline
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Sudan, Ethiopia leaders discuss joint border control

February 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and Ethiopia's premier Abiy Ahmed Monday have discussed the formation of a joint border control force and completion of the border demarcation. The two leaders met on Monday on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa. Al-Bashir and Ahmed also discussed ways to promote bilateral relations and enhance joint cooperation on the regional and international forums as well as the meetings of the technical and (...) - News

Cash crisis continues in Sudan, as banknotes printing face problems

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM - Sudanese government has failed to end the cash crisis despite promises to resolve it through the printing of big new banknotes as banks are still unable to provide money to their customers. Long lines of people who want to withd
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Cash crisis continues in Sudan, as banknotes printing face problems

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM - Sudanese government has failed to end the cash crisis despite promises to resolve it through the printing of big new banknotes as banks are still unable to provide money to their customers. Long lines of people who want to withdraw money are still waiting outside the Sudanese banks every day. Also, Sudanese line up to withdraw cash from automated teller machines (ATM)s, with dozens who abandoned their jobs and offices service. Reliable sources told Sudan (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudanese continue to protest as security makes more arrests

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Hundreds of Sudanese on Sunday have taken to the streets of Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city demanding release of dozens of women detained during the ongoing popular protests. Protesters, mainly women, marched from the central bu
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Sudanese continue to protest as security makes more arrests

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Hundreds of Sudanese on Sunday have taken to the streets of Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city demanding release of dozens of women detained during the ongoing popular protests. Protesters, mainly women, marched from the central bus station in downtown Omdurman towards the Women Prison where the female protesters are held. They chanted slogans calling for the fall of the regime of President Omer al-Bashir and the restoration of peace, justice and equality. (...) - News / Sudan, Protest & Activism, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt leaders agree to support Ethiopian Dam talks

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A tripartite meeting among the Sudanese, Egyptian and Ethiopian leaders on Sunday has decided to provide a high-level political umbrella to support the talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The three leaders, Ome
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Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt leaders agree to support Ethiopian Dam talks

February 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A tripartite meeting among the Sudanese, Egyptian and Ethiopian leaders on Sunday has decided to provide a high-level political umbrella to support the talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The three leaders, Omer al-Bashir, Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi and Abiy Ahmed have met on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa. According to Egypt's presidential spokesperson, Bassam Radi, the meeting was a continuation of the talks among the (...) - News / Sudan, Ethiopia, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egypt, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Holdout opposition accuses South Sudan army of preparing new attacks

February 8, 2019 (JUBA) — South Sudan's opposition alliance said concerned by the repeated violations of the cessation of hostilities by the government forces and accused Juba of preparing new attacks in the upcoming days. During the past weeks, the Nation
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Holdout opposition accuses South Sudan army of preparing new attacks

February 8, 2019 (JUBA) — South Sudan's opposition alliance said concerned by the repeated violations of the cessation of hostilities by the government forces and accused Juba of preparing new attacks in the upcoming days. During the past weeks, the National Salvation Front (NAS) of Thomas Cirilo issued several statements about clashes with the South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) and accused the government army of violating the ceasefire. On Sunday, NAS allied groups issued a (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan, South Sudan Peace Implementation

Sudanese opposition calls for international investigation into brutal repression of protests

February 9, 2019 (LONDON) - The opposition Sudan Call External Affairs Secretary Yasir Arman Friday urged the international community to stop the normalization process with the government of President Omer al-Bashir and to investigate recent human rights viol
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Sudanese opposition calls for international investigation into brutal repression of protests

February 9, 2019 (LONDON) - The opposition Sudan Call External Affairs Secretary Yasir Arman Friday urged the international community to stop the normalization process with the government of President Omer al-Bashir and to investigate recent human rights violation against peaceful protesters. The Sudanese opposition forces have staged a diplomatic campaign to draw support for the nearly two-month peaceful demonstrations calling on al-Bashir to step down. In a speech delivered at the (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UNISFA helicopter crashes in Abyei, three killed

February 9, 2019 (ABYEI) – An Ethiopian military helicopter Saturday crashed inside the compound of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) killing three of its crew members. In a statement released on Saturday, the UNISFA said there w
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UNISFA helicopter crashes in Abyei, three killed

February 9, 2019 (ABYEI) – An Ethiopian military helicopter Saturday crashed inside the compound of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) killing three of its crew members. In a statement released on Saturday, the UNISFA said there were 23 passengers on board when the chopper crashed at 13:10 pm. The helicopter flew from Kadugli for the Mission's regular troop rotation. Besides the three victims, ten passengers were injured with three in critical conditions, said the (...) - News

Sudanese Revolution: A Different political landscape and a new generation

Sudanese Revolution: A Different Political Landscape and a New Generation Baptized in the Struggle for Change By Yasir Arman, I would like to start by thanking Jason Mosley and the Northeast Africa Forum and the African Studies Centre at Oxford University fo
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Sudanese Revolution: A Different political landscape and a new generation

Sudanese Revolution: A Different Political Landscape and a New Generation Baptized in the Struggle for Change By Yasir Arman, I would like to start by thanking Jason Mosley and the Northeast Africa Forum and the African Studies Centre at Oxford University for inviting me to speak today on “Sudan's Political Crisis: What's Next?” Sudan is facing multiple crises of nation-building, democratization, social justice, gender equality and the need for sustainable development. All these require (...) - Comment & Analysis

Sudanese opposition calls for international investigation on brutal repression of protests

February 9, 2019 (LONDON) - The opposition Sudan Call External Affairs Secretary Yasir Arman Friday urged the international community to stop the normalization process with the government of President Omer al-Bashir and to investigate recent human rights viol
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Sudanese opposition calls for international investigation on brutal repression of protests

February 9, 2019 (LONDON) - The opposition Sudan Call External Affairs Secretary Yasir Arman Friday urged the international community to stop the normalization process with the government of President Omer al-Bashir and to investigate recent human rights violation against peaceful protesters. The Sudanese opposition forces have staged a diplomatic campaign to draw support for the nearly two-month peaceful demonstrations calling on al-Bashir to step down. In a speech delivered at the (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan's spy-chief says regular forces backing President al-Bashir

February 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Salah Abdallah (aka Gosh) said all regular forces are backing President Omer al-Bashir. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since December 19, with demonstrato
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Sudan's spy-chief says regular forces backing President al-Bashir

February 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Salah Abdallah (aka Gosh) said all regular forces are backing President Omer al-Bashir. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since December 19, with demonstrators holding nationwide rallies calling on al-Bashir to resign. The government said 31 people have died in the protests, while other credible reports including from Human Rights Watch says at least 51 people have been killed. On (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan armed groups extend ceasefire for three months

February 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The four groups of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) Friday extended a unilateral cessation of Hostility for three months. The ceasefire will take place in Darfur and Sudan's Two Areas, according to a statement released on S
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Sudan armed groups extend ceasefire for three months

February 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The four groups of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) Friday extended a unilateral cessation of Hostility for three months. The ceasefire will take place in Darfur and Sudan's Two Areas, according to a statement released on Saturday. "The Cessation of Hostilities shall enter into force at 11:59 pm on the 8th of February 2019 and will extend for three months to 11: 59 pm (SLT) on the 8 of May 2019. The cessation of Hostilities shall apply throughout the (...) - News / Sudan

Democratic reforms in South Sudan after FMs joining Kiir

Will SPLM/A-IO, SSOA and OPP bring much-needed democratic reform after their key ally FDS give in and abandon their reform agenda; or all opposition groups are going to die down after a rubberstamp coalition government is put together? By Lul Gatkuoth Gatlua
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Democratic reforms in South Sudan after FMs joining Kiir

Will SPLM/A-IO, SSOA and OPP bring much-needed democratic reform after their key ally FDS give in and abandon their reform agenda; or all opposition groups are going to die down after a rubberstamp coalition government is put together? By Lul Gatkuoth Gatluak The five years old South Sudan civil war between the government and multiple rebel groups in the country is set to come to an end by September 2018 Peace Agreement. Though it seems guns had now silent between the government and all (...) - Comment & Analysis

Sudan's al-Bashir to participate in African Union summit in Addis Ababa

February 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir will travel on Saturday to Addis Ababa to take part in the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The summit which will take place from 10 t
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Sudan's al-Bashir to participate in African Union summit in Addis Ababa

February 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir will travel on Saturday to Addis Ababa to take part in the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The summit which will take place from 10 to 11 February under the theme «Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa». Also, the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will take over the rotational (...) - News / Sudan, Africa

Opposition groups set up new alliance for three regions in South Sudan

February 8, 2019 (JUBA) - Three holdout opposition groups announced on Friday the establishment of a new alliance group calling for three autonomous governments in Bhar El Ghazal, Upper Nile and Equatoria. The National Alliance for Democracy And Freedom Acti
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Opposition groups set up new alliance for three regions in South Sudan

February 8, 2019 (JUBA) - Three holdout opposition groups announced on Friday the establishment of a new alliance group calling for three autonomous governments in Bhar El Ghazal, Upper Nile and Equatoria. The National Alliance for Democracy And Freedom Action (NADAFA) is founded by the People's Democratic Movement, the Workers Party of Upper Nile, and Federal Democratic Party/Army. Also, the three groups said the umbrella is open to «others who will join them». The three groups which call (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Injuries from «solid object» caused death of Sudanese detained teacher:

February 7, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The death of a Sudanese detained teacher was due to injuries caused by a “solid object” introduced to his back, says an official report released by an investigation body on Thursday. A Sudanese school teacher died in custod
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Injuries from «solid object» caused death of Sudanese detained teacher:

February 7, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The death of a Sudanese detained teacher was due to injuries caused by a “solid object” introduced to his back, says an official report released by an investigation body on Thursday. A Sudanese school teacher died in custody last Saturday, after being arrested in connection with the ongoing anti-government protests. Ahmed al-Kheir Awad al-Karim, 36 years, a teacher in Sudan's eastern town of Khashm Al-Girba, Kassala State was tortured to death by the National (...) - News