Tag: Sudanese Politics

October 30, 2019

Sudan’s Railway – Once Largest ...

Sudan once had the largest railway network in Africa, with most of the train-cars sourced from the United States. But decades of negligence, economic troubles, and U.S. sanctions have crippled the railway and made Sudan reliant on Chinese-made trains and parts that it can hardly afford

October 8, 2019

It’s Not Easy for Player in S...

21-year-old Marilyn Zakarya is one of the players in the new Sudanese women’s football (soccer) league that launched last week (Sept 30)

August 19, 2019

Sudanese Celebrate Signing of Polit...

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and opposition parties formally signed a political agreement this weekend after months of protests. Though many protesters are wary of the compromises made in the deal, the signing was marked by celebrations across the capital

August 16, 2019

Sudan: While Peace Deal is Signed, ...

Women were an integral part of protests that led to the ouster of Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir and in demonstrations after his downfall. But many leaders now say they feel they have been locked out of political agreements and do not expect to be named to any positions in the regional council

July 2, 2019

Protesters Rally around the World t...

Sudanese citizens gathered in dozens of cities around the world over the weekend to show solidarity with protesters in their home country demanding the country’s military junta hand power to a civilian government

June 7, 2019

Press is Briefed on Situation in Su...

Jerry Matthews Matjila Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations, speaks to press regarding the situation in Sudan

May 1, 2019

Sudan’s Protest Icon Alaa Salah ...

Sudanese student Alaa Salah became a symbol of the country’s uprising against former President Omar al-Bashir after a photo and video of her emerged-on April 10. In the images, Salah is standing on a car in a white, traditional dress, chanting with protesters. But while Salah’s image brought attention to Sudan’s demonstrations, and the front-line role of women, some, including Salah herself, say she has been inflated as an icon of the revolution

April 30, 2019

Sudan Protest Artists Paint 3-Kilom...

As talks between Sudan’s protesters and the military make slow progress on the issue of civilian rule, one group is creating a colorful push to the process. A group of protester-artists is painting a three kilometer long banner that tells the story Sudan’s ongoing revolution

April 15, 2019

VOA60 Africa – Sudan’s ...

Sudan’s Protesters Defiantly Continue Sit-In and other stories across Africa

April 14, 2019

Sudanese Protesters Demand ‘I...

The political parties and movements behind the four months of protests said in a joint statement late Saturday that they will remain in the streets until their demands are met. They said the handover to civilian rule would be the “first step toward the fall of the regime.”

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