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Sudanese nationals in SA march to embassy in Pretoria

South African-based Sudanese nationals protested outside Saudi Arabia and Sudanese embassies in Pretoria. Protestors are demanding an end to military rule and that power be handed over to the civilians. A council of generals assumed power on April 11th, but has struggled to return normality to the country. The council[…]

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Scepticism as Sudan puts Omar al Bashir on trial

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his overthrow by the military following months of mass protests against his 30-year-long autocratic rule. Dressed in a white robe and turban, the toppled leader was seen on Sunday as he was escorted under heavy guard[…]

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Looking for friends, Sudan’s Bashir reopens Eritrea border

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[…]

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