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Formation of sovereignty council in Sudan postponed by two days

After the official signing of the constitutional agreement on Saturday, the military junta has chosen three names, including that of Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, who heads the militia which carried out the massacre of protesters

Sudanese opposition alliance selects the PM for the transitional period Sudanese opposition alliance selects PM for the transitional period

Abdullah Hamdok, a finance ministry official prior to the coup of 1989, has been selected as the new prime minister. He will head the government for a period of three years and three months after which elections will be held

Left forces in Zimbabwe are wary of centrist opposition

The centrist opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has called for mass protests against the Mnangagwa government but leftist forces warn that they support the same neoliberal policies as the ruling party

Nigerian Court permits detention of political activist and journalist Omoyele Sowore

The court has permitted the DSS to hold the journalist and activist in custody for 45 days on the basis of the Terrorism Act.

Why the political agreement in Sudan may help the military preserve its power Sudanese Communist Party rejects agreement with military junta

The agreement between a section of the DFCF and the military junta does not assure the dissolution of militias and grants immunity to government members

Protests rock Sudan against massacre of school children Protests rock Sudan against massacre of school children

Tens of thousands of people are set to take to the streets for the third successive day demanding justice for the four children and one activist who were killed by militiamen in the city of El Obeid

TMC-FFC-Sudan Sudanese Communist Party calls for an immediate halt to negotiations with the military junta

The military junta is seeking immunity for its members through the constitutional declaration, the negotiations over which have resumed today.

Sudanese security forces open fire on protesters

Four were killed and several were injured when Sudanese security forces shot at protesters in the city of Al-Abyad

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 40

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the protests in Colombia in response to recent murders of activists, a teachers’ strike in Zimbabwe, and a mass resignation of textile workers in southern India.

Zimbabwean teachers begin strike demanding restoration of salary value

Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward

The head of the UN refugee agency called it 'the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year', (Representational image | Photo: AFP) Refugee boats from Libya capsize in the Mediterranean, nearly 150 feared dead

The tragedy, the biggest of its kind this year, has intensified the UN refugee agency’s calls to open safe pathways for refugees who otherwise take perilous journeys to escape poverty and war.

ATW_Rodrigues Island_Palestine_Peru Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 39

In this episode, we report on protests in Rodrigues Island, the demolition of a Palestinian village by Israel, and the struggle in Peru against a mining project.

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