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A Sudanese man nearly died when he set fire to himself in protest against President Omar Al-Bashir

A Sudanese man nearly died when he set fire to himself in protest against President Omar Al-Bashir

A Sudanese man nearly died when he set fire to himself in protest against Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. The man was standing near the presidential palace in the capital Khartoum last week where he shouted “I am Sudanese and Al-Bashir is a dictator,” before attempting suicide. The self-immolation act, famously used by Tunisian street vendor Mohammed Bouazizi […]

People and Power investigates the forgotten war taking place on the borders between North and South Sudan.

People and Power investigates the forgotten war taking place on the borders between North and South Sudan.

It’s one of Africa’s most bitter, if often forgotten, conflicts. In 2011, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan following a 2005 peace deal that ended Africa’s longest-running civil war. After a referendum, in which an overwhelming majority of South Sudanese voted to secede, Africa’s newest country came into being, the first since Eritrea split from Ethiopia […]

US President Donald Trump Says Christians in Middle East Have Been ‘Executed in Large Numbers’

US President Donald Trump Says Christians in Middle East Have Been ‘Executed in Large Numbers’

US President Donald Trump has declared his support for Christians ‘executed in large numbers’ in the Middle East, two days after he issued an immigration order that barred citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. Trump faced nationwide protests and scathing criticism after signing an executive order on Friday that put a four-month […]

President of Republic Al-Bashir Affirms State Support to All Developmental and Services Projects in Gedarif State

President of Republic Al-Bashir Affirms State Support to All Developmental and Services Projects in Gedarif State

The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, affirmed support of state to all services and developmental projects in Gedarif State. He got acquainted during his meeting, Wednesday, with the Wali (governor) of the Gedarif State, Mirghani Salih, with overall situations in state and progress of implemntation of developmental projects bedside executive and political […]

Investment Minister Welcomes Djiboutian Desire to Invest in Agricultural Sector

Investment Minister Welcomes Djiboutian Desire to Invest in Agricultural Sector

The Minister of Investment Mudathir Abdal-Ghani Abdal-Rahman stressed, in a meeting with the Djibouti Minister of Housing, Rehabilitation and Environment Musa Mohamed Ahmed, the importance of developing the economic cooperation through revitalization of the joint ministerial committee to accomplish the mutual interests of the two countries. The minister stressed his ministry full cooperation with the […]

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

More than 20 British medical students at a Sudan university have abandoned their studies and joined the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. The students, mostly children of medical professionals from the U.K., appear to be among the largest group collectively recruited by ISIS, according to an investigative report by Britain’s Sunday Times. The recruits, including […]

President Omar Al-Bashir Accuses Egypt of Supporting Sudanese Opposition

President Omar Al-Bashir Accuses Egypt of Supporting Sudanese Opposition

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt of supporting Sudanese opposition, while threatening to resort to the UN Security Council if Egypt refused to negotiate over the Halayeb triangle. During an interview with al-Arabiya satellite channel, Bashir said that Sudanese opposition figures were backed by Egyptian intelligence services, revealing that his country has repeatedly asked Cairo […]

17 million people in the Horn of Africa face food crisis – Food and Agriculture Organisation

17 million people in the Horn of Africa face food crisis – Food and Agriculture Organisation

Over 17 million people in the Horn of Africa face food crisis, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (Fao). Those people are from Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda, the according to the agency, attributing the situation to widespread drought in the Horn of Africa due to few […]

President Yoweri Museveni Pushes for Joint Regional Operation to Flush Out Joseph Kony

President Yoweri Museveni Pushes for Joint Regional Operation to Flush Out Joseph Kony

President Yoweri Museveni has urged a regional leaders meeting on the sidelines of the ongoing 28th African Union summit to agree to joint military operations to flush out remnants of the Lords Resistance Army in the Central African Republic. The regional leaders are frustrated that despite a strong regional effort to deal with Joseph Kony […]

Sudan peace agreement signed in Qatar

Sudan peace agreement signed in Qatar

The Sudanese government and Sudan Liberation Army/Movement (SLA/M) (The Second Revolution) led by Abu al Qasim Imam Haj signed a peace agreement in Doha on Monday as per the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. The initial agreement between both the sides was signed recently in N’Djamena of Chad Republic. The agreement signing ceremony was […]

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