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Sudan Set to Begin Trial of Former President, Al-Bashir Over Role in 1989 Coup
Sudan Set to Begin Trial of Former Presi...

Sudan Set to Begin Trial of Former President, Al-Bashir Over Role in 1989 C...

The trial of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s former president is set to begin today, Tuesday 21 July, over his role in the military coup that brought about his regime in 1989. Al-Bashir who is already in detention for corruption charges could be sentenced to death if he is found guilty of the new... read more »

U.S Gives Conditions for Lifting Sanctions Imposed on South Sudan
U.S Gives Conditions for Lifting Sanctio...

U.S Gives Conditions for Lifting Sanctions Imposed on South Sudan

The United States has asked South Sudan to intensify its efforts at achieving sustainable peace and kicking out corruption if arms embargo and other sanctions imposed on the country would be lifted. It was disclosed by outgoing ambassador of the U.S to South Sudan, Thomas Hushek. Hushek was quoted... read more »

Opinion: Sudan's Film Industry - A Roadmap to Development by Ricardo Preve
Opinion: Sudan’s Film Industry ...

Opinion: Sudan’s Film Industry – A Roadmap to Development by Ri...

The Sudanese film industry was experiencing a revival after the end of the dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. During Bashir’s 30-year tenure, personal freedoms in general, and artistic creativity in particular, were severely restricted. With the fall of the regime, Sudanese film... read more »

South Sudan Suspended from African Union over Failure to Pay $9m Membership Debt
South Sudan Suspended from African Union...

South Sudan Suspended from African Union over Failure to Pay $9m Membership...

The African Union (AU) has suspended South Sudan from the continental body over failure to meet up with their financial obligations over a three-year period amounting to over 9 million U.S. dollars. The suspension was confirmed in a letter from South Sudan’s mission to Ethiopia to the country’s... read more »

Covid-19: Lockdown in Khartoum, Sudan Extended Until June 29
Covid-19: Lockdown in Khartoum, Sudan Ex...

Covid-19: Lockdown in Khartoum, Sudan Extended Until June 29

The security and Defence Council of the Republic of Sudan has prolonged the existing lock down in the state of Khartoum to June 29 in a conscious effort to stem the tide of corona virus spread. The nation’s capital- Khartoum, boasts of the largest population in the African country. The council... read more »

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Most-At-Need Sudanese to Get Direct Cash Payments from Government

Most-At-Need Sudanese to Get Direct Cash Payments from Government

Citizens of Sudan are set to receive direct cash transfers  from next week as part of experimental programme as the country attempts to ease off expensive subsidies. Sudan’s capital Khartoum has... read more »