Omar al-Bashir
Death toll from armed clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur State rises to 132

The violence over the past weekend in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan’s West Darfur State, has led to over 130 deaths and over 200 injuries. Behind these clashes lie failures in the peace process involving the transitional government and rebel groups

Darfur conflict Multiple waves of violence hit Darfur as UN-AU mission starts withdrawal

A peace deal – in effect a power-sharing agreement between the government and the armed rebel groups – has provided no solution to the root causes of the violence in the region, which has spiked after the decision to end the mandate of the UNAMID to protect civilians

Implementation of IMF and World Bank policies continues in Sudan

In the second part of the interview with Peoples Dispatch, Dr. Fathi Elfad of the Sudanese Communist Party talks about the legislative council that will soon be formed, the role of the military in foreign affairs and the need for solidarity with people’s movements

Where does the Sudanese Revolution stand today?

Dr. Fathi Elfad of the Sudanese Communist Party talks about the developments in Sudan over the past two years, the betrayal of the revolution by certain political forces and the party’s stand on the future

Sudan RSF Trade union coalition in Sudan launches campaign to dissolve government-backed militia

The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21

sudan-ethiopia border conflict Sudan-Ethiopia border conflict escalates

Following claims made by the Sudanese army of recapturing the contested Al-Fashaga region at the border with Ethiopia, the Ethiopian foreign ministry has warned of a “counter-offensive”

Amid repression and setbacks, people’s movements in north Africa continue struggles

North Africa in 2020 was both a site of armed conflict and repression, and yet, also an example of the determined resistance of the people to the forces of repression

On anniversary of Sudanese Revolution, the cry for course correction rises

Two years after the beginning of the Sudanese Revolution, there is considerable unease over its direction. Left and progressive forces feel the mandate of the protests has been betrayed and only surface changes have been made

US sanctions on Sudan Is the US continuing sanctions against Sudan?

It was understood that sanctions against Sudan were to be lifted when the US removed it from the State Sponsors of Terror (SST) list last week. However, a notice published by the US executive office of the president on Monday renews some sanctions

US to remove Sudan from list of states sponsoring terror

US president Donald Trump made the announcement after the Sudanese transitional government agreed to pay a compensation of USD 335 million to the victims of attacks on US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998 and the USS Cole in 2000

Sudanese transitional govt. and rebel groups sign peace deal

The deal, which finalizes the terms agreed upon on August 31, seeks to end the civil war which has been going on for decades in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan

As violence subsides in eastern Sudan, activists allege vested interest behind conflict

The political and economic interests of many powerful people in the eastern Kassala State are reportedly pitted against the transfer of administrative authority from the military to the newly appointed civilian governor, Saleh Ammar

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