President Omar al-Bashir's declaration of a year-long state of emergency indicates that he has opted, for now, to take the route of greater repression to quell popular protests that are calling of an end to his 30-year rule, writes The Conversation.
Al-Bashir Rebuilds His Military Power Base As Other Pillars Crumble
The Conversation Africa, 17 March 2019
President Omar al-Bashir's declaration of a year-long state of emergency in Sudan indicates that he's opted, for now, to take the route of greater repression to quell popular… Read more »
Al-Bashir addresses a mass public rally in Nyala
Detained Activist Who Assisted Injured in Sudan Uprising On Hunger Strike
Radio Dabanga, 17 March 2019
Sudanese activist Nazem Siraj has entered into a hunger strike in protest against his continued detention by the regime without his release or trial. Read more »
Massacre in Ardamata, West Darfur Widely Condemned
Political parties and forces, civil society organisations, and armed movements have strongly condemned the massacre of Ardamata camp in West Darfur, which claimed the lives of six… Read more »
Rwanda's Development Model - Could It Work for Sudan?
SudaNow, 1 March 2019
This article reviews the Rwandan pre-conflict era as well as its post-conflict development model, and explores to what extent the Rwandan situation applies and relates to the… Read more »
Ministers of State At Council of Ministers Assume Office
SNA, 17 March 2019
The take over procedures were made Sunday between the State at the Council of Ministers, Dr Amina Dirar, and the former Minister of State, Dr. Um Salama Mohamed Ismail, in presence… Read more »
New 'Govt of Competencies' Slated As 'A Joke'
Radio Dabanga, 14 March 2019
Opposition politicians, activists, and youths have described the new government announced by Sudan's newly appointed Prime Minister, Mohamed Tahir Eila, as "a joke that will not… Read more »
The ruling National Congress Party has called on all political forces to support the government to make political and economic changes that will improve the living conditions. Read more »
Rights groups are voicing concerns about Sudan's violent response to anti-government protests. The rising costs of bread and fuel sparked the initial protests, which quickly ... Read more »
Streets in Khartoum were deserted in response to calls for a one-day general strike by the Sudanese Trade Union Association and several opposition parties who are demanding an end ... Read more »
The move comes less than a week after President Omar al-Bashir declared a state of emergency, following weeks of protests across Sudan, against fuel and cash shortages. Read more »
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