Tag Archives: Sudan

12 January 19

Sudan: Calls for ‘week of uprising’ as 3 more killed in protests

Protestors in Sudan are calling for a nationwide “week of uprising” against President Omar al-Bashir’s government after at least three more people were killed in fresh protest violence.

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10 January 19

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vows to stay in power as protests rage on

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has told supporters he will remain in power, regardless of ongoing protests calling for him to step down.

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08 January 19

Sudan: 816 people detained over recent protests, minister says

Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least 816 people during anti-government protests during the past two weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said.

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02 January 19

Sudan: Bashir promises economic progress in 2019 and protests continue

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has promised economic progress in early 2019 as protests continue across much of the country.

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31 December 18

Sudan blocks social media at anti-gov protests continue

Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a bid to calm anti-government protests that have killed at least 19 people.

05 November 18

South Sudan to mediate in peace talks for Sudanese conflict zones

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will mediate peace talks over the Sudanese border regions of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, Sudanese officials confirmed on Sunday.

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29 September 18

Sudan: Thousands hit by mosquito-borne diseases in Kassala

At least 11,000 people have been infected by mosquito-borne diseases in Sudan’s Kassala state, amid fears of an epidemic sweeping the country.

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11 June 18

UN: Situation in Sudan’s Darfur Region has improved

The United Nations’ peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix says security in Sudan’s Darfur Region “has changed radically for the better”.

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08 June 18

Sudan and South Sudan strike deal to repair damaged oil fields

South Sudan on Thursday announced a deal with Sudan to repair a number of oil facilities destroyed by conflict in a bid to boost oil production.

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13 May 18

Right groups urge Sudan to pardon teenager for killing rapist husband

The United Nations (UN) and international rights groups have called upon Sudanese authorities to pardon a 19-year-old woman sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her.

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