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Algeria expresses solidarity with Sudan amidst political turmoil

ALGIERS, ALGERIA | Xinhua | Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday reiterated his country’s unwavering support for Sudan. Tebboune made the remarks at a joint press conference in Algiers with visiting Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan. The president emphasized Algeria’s commitment to “stand alongside the Sudanese …

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IGAD Members convene in Uganda to address Sudan crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As tensions escalate in the Sudanese conflict, key members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are gathered in Uganda to deliberate on the ongoing crisis. The meeting, taking place at State House Entebbe and hosted by President Yoweri Museveni, also aims to address the …

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East African leaders call for immediate ceasefire in Sudan

ENTEBBE, Uganda | Xinhua | Regional leaders in East Africa have called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Sudan, where clashes since April of last year have left thousands of people dead. In a communique issued late Thursday at the end of the one-day Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) …

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AU appoints former VP Wandira-Kazibwe to Sudan peace panel

ADDIS ABABA | Xinhua | The African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki on Wednesday announced that he has appointed three prominent African personalities as members of the AU High-level panel on Sudan. In a press statement, Faki said he has appointed Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe and Francisco Madeira as …

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Sudan voices objection to upcoming IGAD summit in Uganda

KHARTOUM, SUDAN | Xinhua | Sudan on Saturday voiced its objection to an upcoming summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), scheduled on Jan. 18 in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, to discuss the situation in Sudan. “The government of Sudan believes that there is no need to hold …

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Army chief’s call for arming civilians sparks controversy in Sudan

KHARTOUM | Xinhua |  The call by the general commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) to arm civilians in a popular campaign, or the “Sudanese Popular Resistance,” to fight the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has sparked controversy and concern over involving civilians into war. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, addressing …

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SUDAN: Al-Burhan wants Hamdan Daglo isolated

Sudan’s army chief demands paramilitary forces’ withdrawal to achieve ceasefire KHARTOUM | Xinhua |  Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council and General Commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, on Sunday said that stopping the war in Sudan would not be achieved except by withdrawal of the …

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Museveni meets RSF head Hamdan Daglo in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has today met the former Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council of Sudan and current head of Rapid Support Forces (RSF) General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, The Sudan Tribune reports. Popularly known as Hemetti, the General held talks at Museveni’s Rwakitura country …

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