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Sudan: from demonstrations to start of transition

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

Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council

The body replaces the TMC that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir

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

Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan

On Sunday, police fired several rounds of tear gas on crowds approaching the presidential palace after organisers called for a march

Bashir set to tighten grip on Sudan

The country's leader has claimed victory in polls censured by opposition parties and the West.

Bashir tipped to win – again

The opposition parties appear to be boycotting their own anti-election boycott event.

Sudan set to vote in polls shunned by opposition

Millions of Sudanese are registered to vote in the country's upcoming elections, but Omar al-Bashir is expected to win another five years in office.

Chaotic Sudan vote count ‘vulnerable to manipulation’

Vote-counting after Sudan's April elections was chaotic and open to manipulation, an international observer mission said on Monday.

After Sudan vote, battle for unity begins

A day after polls returned President Omar al-Bashir to power, Sudan on Tuesday turned its attention to forging unity in Africa's largest country.

Election win poses test for Sudan’s al-Bashir

Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir stamped his authority on Africa's biggest country on Monday with a decisive election win.

Sudan elects Omar al-Bashir as president

President Omar al-Bashir won Sudan's elections in a result that confirms in office the only sitting head of state wanted by the ICC for war crimes.

Victory for al-Bashir expected in landmark Sudan polls

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was headed for a near-certain win on Monday in landmark polls that observers said failed to reach world standards.

South Sudan opposition alleges poll fraud

Opposition groups in south Sudan accused soldiers and officials on Wednesday of tampering with ballots and intimidating polling agents.

Peacekeepers held in Darfur to be freed after poll result

Four South African peacekeepers who were kidnapped in Darfur over a week ago will be released after election results are out.

South Sudan party accuses north of troop build-up

South Sudan's main party has accused the north of building up troops in the country's highly sensitive Blue Nile border state.

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