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ISS: Could joint AU-UN mediation break Sudan’s stalemate?

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Mediation in Sudan’s broken political transition is yet to bring stability to the country. Attempts by the United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU)...

Farewell AMISOM, hello ATMIS

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The African Union (AU) Mission in Somalia – AMISOM – is fast reaching its expiry date and work is well underway on a new...

Wagner Group continues to exert Russian influence in Africa

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The increasing presence of Russia’s Wagner Group in Africa underlined the Kremlin’s continued efforts to exert its influence on the continent in 2021. The shadowy...

ISS: Hamdok’s departure should prompt a rethink

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Events leading up to the resignation on 2 January of civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok have returned Sudan’s rocky democratic transition to Square One....

Tons of food stolen in Darfur

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A World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse in North Darfur state capital El Fasher was attacked by unknown armed groups who stole thousands of tons of food. More...

ISS: Will Sudan’s new agreement hold this time around?

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Managing the transitional pitfalls in Sudan’s post-coup agreement is vital for the country’s stability. Sudan’s 25 October coup was a miscalculation on the part of the military....

Sudan cut off from $650 million of international funding after coup

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Sudan was unable to access $650 million in international funding in November when assistance was paused after a coup, the finance minister of the...

Sudan’s Burhan says military will exit politics after 2023 elections

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Sudan's military will exit politics after elections scheduled for 2023, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan told Reuters in an interview on Saturday, adding that the...

Sudan security forces fire tear gas at march against military rule

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in central Khartoum on Tuesday to oppose military rule following a...

Six Sudanese soldiers killed in Ethiopian attack – Sudan military sources

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Six Sudanese soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack by Ethiopian forces on a Sudanese army post near the border between the countries,...

Sudan’s Burhan dismisses senior intelligence officers, sources say

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Sudan's military leader has overhauled top intelligence positions, dismissing at least eight general intelligence officers and replacing the head of military intelligence, two official...

Sudanese politicians released after beginning hunger strike

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Sudan's former minister of cabinet affairs Khalid Omer Yousif was released from detention along with others less than a day after beginning a hunger...

Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Thousands protest in Sudan against deal between PM Hamdok and military

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Tens of thousands of Sudanese protested in the streets of Khartoum and other cities on Thursday, keeping up the pressure on military leaders after...

‘Shooting with no limit’: Sudan protester deaths harden resolve against army

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Mohamed Abdelsalam had been planning to help his 18-year-old son Mido emigrate from Sudan to Saudi Arabia. Instead, the youth was fatally wounded with...

Sudan’s Hamdok to review appointments made by military

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Appointments and dismissals made since a military takeover in Sudan last month will be reviewed and political detainees will be freed over the next...

Sudan’s Hamdok says investigation launched into violations against protesters

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An investigation has been launched into violations committed against protesters since the military power grab on 25 October, Sudan's newly reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla...

US tells Sudan that deal to reinstate Prime Minister Hamdok is...

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday told Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and military leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan that an agreement...

Sudan military reinstates prime minister, but protests continue

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Sudan's military reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday and promised to release all political detainees after weeks of deadly unrest triggered by a...

Fifteen killed in Khartoum protests

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Security forces shot dead 15 people and wounded dozens as thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Wednesday on the deadliest day in...

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