Omar al-Bashir
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

The long road to peace in Sudan

On August 31, the transitional government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in Sudan. There is a long way to go before meaningful peace can be achieved and the Sudanese government has to take a number of steps

As protests intensify, Sudan’s PM and President spar over civilian takeover of economy

Sudan’s president General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has defended military dominance of the country’s economy after the civilian PM, Abdalla Hamdok, sought the transfer of proceeds from army-run businesses to the finance ministry

Sudanese protest against continuing atrocities by Rapid Support Forces militia

The Rapid Support Forces militia has reportedly engaged in brutal violence in the States of South and West Darfur, as well as the State of South Kordofan, over the past few weeks.

Sudan’s peace talks cross barrier but have a long way to go

The transitional government of Sudan and the Malik Agar-led faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North agreed to integrate the latter’s forces into the state’s army, police and intelligence services. But there is a long way ahead

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