Crowds of thousands marched through the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday demanding justice for people killed during the protest movement that began exactly two years ago. Some protesters marched towards the presidential palace, directing angry slogans towards both the military and civilian leaders of the transitional government, even calling for[…]
Sudan has found a mass grave that most likely contains remains of 28 army officers executed in 1990 for plotting an attempted coup against the former President Omar al-Bashir, the public prosecutor office said late on Thursday. The officers were executed in mysterious circumstances after a quick military trial one[…]
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country’s military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration. The document, initialled on Sunday, paves the way for a transition to civilian rule following the toppling of[…]
Thousands of Sudanese people have protested in Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people. Dubbed the “Justice First” marches, Saturday’s demonstrations were called by the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which has[…]
Heavy gunfire has been heard at a protest outside the Defence Ministry in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and activists said in a statement that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force. Witnesses also said that Sudanese security forces fired tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters demonstrating[…]
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, apparently searching for regional friends amid weeks of protests against his 30-year rule, announced on Thursday he was reopening the border with neighboring Eritrea, shut for a year. Sudanese security forces used tear gas to disperse protests in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere on Thursday, witnesses[…]
It was another bloody day in the Sudanese capital as a child and a doctor were killed in anti-government protests calling for an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s decades-long rule, witnesses and medical sources confirmed. The central committee of Sudanese doctors said the two died at Royal Care International Hospital[…]
The agreement, made in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, aims to end a war in which tens of thousands of people have been killed. Previous peace deals have broken down. “The parties will continue talks in Khartoum to discuss the arrangements for implementing the ceasefire, and after it comes into place[…]
Sudanese authorities have detained a Reuters stringer and an AFP reporter who were covering protests in the capital Khartoum, the country’s external information council, which deals with foreign media organizations, said. Reuters last had contact with its stringer early on Wednesday before he went to report on the demonstrations which[…]
In the latest of our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir criticises the Sudanese government’s failure to get to grips with a cholera outbreak. After 10 months, Sudan’s Ministry of Health finally confirmed that there have been 265 deaths and more than 16,000 infected cases of “acute watery diarrhoea”[…]
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