Omar Al Bashir

Why Sudan’s Deadly Crackdown on Protesters Could Escalate in Coming Weeks

Sudanese security forces violently removed a protest camp in the capital, Khartoum, on June 3.In addition to brutally beating the pro-democracy protesters, government troops also fired on the demonstrators. Early numbers suggest that at ...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

The Military’s Strategic Interests Could Upend Sudan’s Fledgling Transition

In the last ten years or so, Africa has witnessed the fall of many long-term regimes. The governments of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and, most recently, Sudan have all been overthrown within the last decade.Ther...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

A New Cold War in Africa

Last week, the 12th US-Africa Business Summit, a high-level event attended by 11 African heads of state and government and some 1,000 business leaders, was held in Maputo, Mozambique. During the three-day event, US officials unveiled a $...

Mehari Taddele Maru ·2 months ago

11 Dead as Sudan Security Forces Clash with Protesters

At least 11 people were killed in clashes with Sudan's security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule, Sudanese activists said Monday. Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital,...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

AU/US and Arab Leaders Step into Sudan

Diplomats from the United States and the African Union have intensified pressure on Sudan’s transitional military council that is currently working to resolve a standoff with protesters.The diplomatic push comes after protesters demandin...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Soldiers Arrested after Sudan Protest Deaths, Military Council Says

A number" of soldiers have been taken into custody following the killing of dozens of peaceful protesters in Khartoum last week, Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said late Monday.In a statement published by state-run news agen...

Joburg Post·3 months ago