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Sudan army and protesters agree on three-year transition period

Sudan‘s military leaders who seized power last month by overthrowing longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir have agreed with opposition groups to a three-year transition period to transfer power to a fully civilian administration, a general has announced. Speaking to reporters in the early hours of Wednesday, Lieutenant General Yasser al-Atta said a final agreement on[…]

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Doctors in JHB perform a medical first in Africa

A 25-week-old unborn Johannesburg baby has become the first foetus in Africa to receive anaesthetic and undergo groundbreaking “keyhole” surgery to the spine. The four-hour procedure, which involved removing the womb and resting it on the mother’s skin, was performed by a team led by US Baylor College of Medicine[…]

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Sudan protesters warn ‘remnants of Bashir regime’ still at work

Sudan’s principal protest group has demanded the immediate formation of a civilian-led government to replace the country’s new ruling military council, warning that the demonstrators’ “revolution” faces threat from “the remnants of the regime” of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir. Fearing that the core of the old establishment is far from gone, the Sudanese[…]

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