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New Sudan leader Gen. Abdel Fattah visits Uganda

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Head of the Sudan Transitional Military Council  Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan today visited Uganda and had brief talks  with President Yoweri Museveni at the Mbale State Lodge, east of the country. Gen. Abdel Fattah briefed Museveni on the situation in Sudan and discussed a …

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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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Sudan to crack more on protesters

Sudanese security forces violently removed a protest camp in the capital, Khartoum, on June 3. SUDAN | Eric Keels and  Joshua Lambert | In addition to brutally beating the pro-democracy protesters, government troops also fired on the demonstrators. Early numbers suggest that at least 61 people died during the week, …

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Sudan prosecutor general sacked as new protests held

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s military ruler Thursday sacked the country’s prosecutor general, days after charges of corruption were brought against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir as new protests got underway. The dismissal came as General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan’s deputy in the ruling military council announced that the mastermind behind a …

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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 names special Sudan envoy as protesters demand guarantees

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | The United States Wednesday named a special envoy to Sudan to find a “peaceful” solution between demonstrators and generals, as protest leaders demanded “international guarantees” for implementing any agremeent reached with the army rulers. Shops and restaurants meanwhile began to reopen in Sudan’s capital Wednesday after …

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UN Security Council strongly condemns Sudan violence

New York, United States | AFP | The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned recent violence in Sudan and called on Khartoum’s military rulers and protest movement to work toward a solution to the crisis. In a unanimous statement, the council called for an immediate halt to attacks against civilians …

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Shops open, buses run on day 2 of Sudan civil campaign

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Several shops and fuel stations opened and buses ran Monday in the Sudanese capital, on the second day of a nationwide civil disobedience campaign called to pressure the ruling military. The campaign comes a week after a deadly crackdown on protesters in Khartoum left dozens dead and almost two months …

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How the crisis in Sudan unfolded

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | The deadly crackdown by security forces on protesters in Sudan follows a worsening standoff between the ruling military and demonstrators demanding civilian rule. The unrest started in December 2018, when citizens revolted against a tripling of the price of bread. In April, demonstrators launched a …

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