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Border tensions mount between Sudan, Ethiopia

Skirmishes between forces continue despite government calls for peace in a region already torn apart by ethnic conflicts

Covid-19’s second wave hits Sudan harder and faster

The pandemic has helped to expose the dire state of Sudan’s healthcare system, which lacks both equipment and medical personnel

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

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

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Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

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