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Catholic NGO boss accused of racism and abuse in Sudan

The aid worker allegedly called his security guard a ‘slave’

Darfur: How historical patterns of conflict are haunting current violence

The root causes of the ongoing conflict in Darfur are rising to the surface amid an influx of arms from Libya

Damming the Nile

In a few weeks, when the rainy season arrives, water will finally begin to flow into the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Expect regional tensions to rise along with the water level

Revolutionaries turn to healthcare

After ousting a dictator, members of Sudan’s resistance committees are now helping to fight the Covid-19 pandemic

Coronavirus reaches Sudan, one of the countries least equipped to cope with it

After years of neglect, the country’s health service was already under water. With fewer than 200 critical care beds, doctors say Covid-19 will ‘sink’ Sudan

Sudan: from demonstrations to start of transition

The country's announcement on Wednesday was historic, but it took a lot to get there

Unveiling of Sudan’s sovereign council delayed

According to the green book of documents signed on Saturday, several key steps will be taken before embarking on the long road to 2022 polls

Sudan protesters blame generals for bloodshed at rally

Sudanese state media reported that seven people were killed as tens of thousands rallied to demand a civilian government

As the counter-revolution bites, can Sudan’s centre hold?

The revolution is for the whole country, say protesters in Khartoum, but the Transitional Military Council has other ideas

Five dead as Sudan military rulers try to disperse sit-in

There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have occupied for weeks

What it feels like to go home to the new Sudan

'The Sudanese seemed surprised about how strong they are. Four months of street protests had defeated the seemingly untouchable Bashir'

Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan

President Salva Kiir urges rebel chief Riek Machar to return to Juba during speech to parliament

Sudan talks resume after shootings cloud breakthrough

The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition after 30 years of ironfisted rule by former president Omar al-Bashir

How Sudan’s economic crisis had a role in protests that toppled al-Bashir

The immediate cause of the economic crisis that brought many thousands of Sudanese onto the streets lay in the structure of the economy itself

The internal — and external — factors that will shape Sudan’s political transition

People in Sudan are determined to provide a new political path and need to guide candidates who want to lead the country

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Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

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