By Johannes Stern, October 26, 2012
Early Wednesday morning, an explosion hit the Yarmouk Military Industrial Complex in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
By Jean Shaoul, June 26, 2012
Hundreds of university students have taken to the streets of the capital Khartoum for seven consecutive days to protests soaring inflation, corruption and the National Congress Party’s austerity programme.
By Jean Shaoul, June 19, 2012
Sudan and South Sudan broke off their ten-day-long meeting with no agreement on how to resolve the conflict that has brought the two countries to the brink of war.
By Jean Shaoul, April 28, 2012
The fiercest fighting since South Sudan seceded from Sudan last July has erupted over borders, sharing of the oil revenues, citizenship rights and security arrangements.
By Susan Garth, July 12, 2011
South Sudan formally declared its independence on July 9. President Barack Obama was among the first to recognise the new country. He welcomed the “birth of a new nation”.
By Susan Garth, June 16, 2011
Washington has intervened in Libya with bombing raids aimed at overthrowing the Gaddafi regime. Now it is preparing another African intervention and has Sudan in his sights.
By Ann Talbot, February 7, 2011
More than 100 people have been arrested this week after student protests at universities in Khartoum the capital of Sudan.
By Ann Talbot, January 11, 2011
Media reports of the referendum to determine whether the southern provinces of Sudan should secede have taken on a celebratory character, even before the polls close at the end of the week.
By Jean Shaoul, January 8, 2011
An overwhelming vote for secession is expected in the referendum to be held in the south of the country beginning on Sunday.
By Brian Smith, July 12, 2010
A recent report by a group of NGOs alleges that an oil consortium led by Swedish firm Lundin Petroleum may have been complicit in “war crimes and crimes against humanity” in Sudan.
By Brian Smith, May 4, 2010
Sudan voted recently in the first multi-party elections since 1986.
By Sarath Kumara, August 3, 2009
The increasingly militaristic character of the Sri Lankan government has been underscored by its declaration of a “war on the underworld”. Its purpose is to divert growing popular discontent and to justify the further strengthening of the state apparatus in preparation for social unrest.