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Sudan agents prevent arrest of former spy chief

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudanese prosecutors said Tuesday that security agents guarding the house of former spy chief Salah Ghosh had prevented them from arresting him, despite a warrant issued by anti-graft authorities. Ghosh had resigned as chief of the country’s feared National Intelligence and Security Service soon …

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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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RWANDA-UGANDA: When two elephants fight

Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll Katuna, Uganda | AFP | The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived. That harmony evaporated in February when Rwanda abruptly closed the crossing, …

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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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Sudan army agrees joint civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudanese protesters Sunday welcomed a breakthrough in talks with army rulers who agreed to form a joint civilian-military council, paving the way for the civilian administration demanded by demonstrators. Saturday’s agreement would replace the existing 10-member military council that took power after the army ousted …

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African summit urges democratic transition in Sudan

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  African leaders at an emergency summit in Cairo urged Sudan’s military rulers on Tuesday to implement a democratic transition within three months, the Egyptian presidency said. Egypt and representatives from several other African nations gave Sudanese authorities and political actors three months “to implement peaceful… and …

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