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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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Sudan army, protesters to resume talks on transitional council

Protest leaders in Sudan have agreed to suspend a civil disobedience campaign launched after a bloody crackdown on demonstrators and resume negotiations with the country’s ruling generals on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, an Ethiopian envoy has said. Speaking to reporters in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, Mahmoud Drir said the Transitional Military Council[…]

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