The signing of a final power-sharing agreement by Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council is a historic step that ensures participation of all spectrums of Sudanese national forces and will certainly help consolidate the stability of the political system. Sudan has re-scripted history with the dawn
Germany and the UK have suspended refugee funding to Uganda, the world’s second-biggest host country for refugees. The almost 2 million displaced people in Uganda will be the victims of this, driving them into the hands of ruthless people traffickers – and perhaps to the shores of Europe. Uganda is a humanitarian superpower that is almost
The appointment of Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan Abdelrahman as the new head of Sudan’s transitional military council is a step in the right direction and one can now expect the country’s democratic transition to take place in a systematic and peaceful manner.
In April 2019, the UAE and Saudi Arabia announced their commitment to providing 540,000 tonnes of wheat to enhance food security in Sudan. Last month, both countries shipped two batches of wheat totalling 140,000 tonnes.
The graffiti that symbolised Sudan’s uprising are being painted over across the capital Khartoum, protest leaders complained on Wednesday, urging the military authorities to stop their whitewashing.
Egypt wrapped up a two-day summit with Sudan’s main protest leaders on Tuesday, its foreign ministry said, days before they are due to sign an agreement paving the way for civilian rule in the country.
Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court on Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges.
The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar Al Bashir in April.
The move against the feared paramilitaries of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) came as talks between protest leaders and the ruling generals on a promised transition to civilian rule were due to enter a second day.