On February 17, Monday, Sudan’s transitional government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) – an umbrella organization of nine armed rebel groups – signed a deal to facilitate the continuation of peace talks for another three weeks
The armed rebel groups in Sudan will meet the representatives of the civilian Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) on the sidelines of the ongoing peace negotiations in South Sudan’s capital, Juba
The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country
After the violence in West Darfur which left over 50 dead, Sudan’s civilian forces are pushing for the formation of a legislative council which can revoke the immunity to military generals
The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown
On December 25, thousands took to the streets on the anniversary of a massive march organized by the Sudanese Professionals Association seeking the resignation of then president Omar al-Bashir
The remaining 5,000 Sudanese soldiers in Yemen are also likely to be withdrawn soon. The return of the soldiers was a key demand of the Sudanese protesters who forced former president Omar al-Bashir to resign in April
A decree was passed yesterday prohibiting the participation of al-Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) in political activities for 10 years. The properties and assets of the party are to be confiscated and its members removed from all public institutions.
Without a mass movement continually pushing and prodding for real change and holding politicians accountable—for their policies as well as their words—our neoliberal rulers assume that they can safely ignore the concerns and interests of ordinary people.
The names of 18 of the 20 members of the cabinet were announced by prime minister Abdallah Hamdok. The cabinet includes many who took stands against the regime of former president Omar al-Bashir
A 11-member sovereignty council, headed by the new president general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, was also sworn in on August 21. Abdullah Hamdok, an economist, was also sworn in as prime minister on the same day
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