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Boda boda riders protest increased insecurity

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Boda boda motorcyclists have started a peaceful demonstration in Jinja municipality protesting the increase insecurity, which has claimed the lives of their colleagues. The Saturday morning protest stemmed from the death of Sadat Mulyowa, whose body was found lying in a pool of blood in …

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Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Tens of thousands of protesters rallied across Sudan on Sunday against the ruling generals as demonstrators marched on the presidential palace in Khartoum, in the biggest mass demonstration since a deadly crackdown on demonstrators. The “million-man” march is seen as a test for protest organisers …

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Ousted Sudan strongman Bashir faces corruption charges

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan’s public prosecutor has charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir of corruption, the official SUNA news agency said on Thursday. The announcement came more than two month after the military ousted Bashir on April 11 following months of nationwide protests against his 30-year ironfisted rule. “The …

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US urges immediate resumption of Sudan talks

Washington, United States | AFP |  Major international powers during talks Friday in Washington urged Sudan’s military rulers and protesters to resume stalled negotiations immediately, the United States said. Representatives from the UN, African Union and European powers “called for an immediate resumption of talks” between the two sides, tweeted …

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Sudan army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished. The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of …

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SUDAN: Bashir to be charged, five protesters shot dead

Six shot dead as Sudan sees breakthrough in civil rule talks Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Five Sudanese protesters and an army major were shot dead Monday in the capital, hours after protest leaders and the ruling generals reached a breakthrough agreement on transitional authorities to run the country. The …

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