Unveiling of Sudan's sovereign council delayed

World / Politics Aug 19, 2019

Unveiling of Sudan's sovereign council delayed

Sudan was expected to form its sovereign council Sunday, the first step after the landmark adoption of a transitional constitution, but the day closed with no announcement. More celebrations were held on the streets of Khartoum on Sunday, a day after rare scenes of jubilation ...

Sudanese protesters sign power-sharing deal with military

World / Politics Aug 5, 2019

Sudanese protesters sign power-sharing deal with military

Sudan's pro-democracy movement signed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Sunday aimed at paving the way for a transition to civilian rule following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Representatives initialed a constitutional document that would establish a joint military ...

Hundreds protest killing of students as al-Bashir trial is set

World Aug 1, 2019

Hundreds protest killing of students as al-Bashir trial is set

Hundreds of protesters marched through a central Sudanese city on Wednesday to condemn the killing of demonstrators including children, as the trial of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges was set for August. Tragedy struck Al-Obeid on Monday when six people were shot dead ...

Feared Sudanese paramilitary group was involved in deadly crackdown

World Jul 28, 2019

Feared Sudanese paramilitary group was involved in deadly crackdown

A probe into a deadly June raid on a Khartoum protest camp revealed Saturday that members of a feared Sudanese paramilitary group were involved in it, even as hundreds of demonstrators rallied to demand an independent investigation. Shortly before dawn on June 3, gunmen in ...