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Sudan Independence: Ten Things to Know

On 1 January 1956 Sudan welcomed the New Year by declaring its independence from Egypt and England who were jointly running the country. The Anglo-Egyptian rule over Sudan lasted 58 years. When Sudan finally gained its independence it was done without any conflict or violence, in fact a special [...]

#5 – Why Are Sudanese Students Rioting Over These Buildings?

Students are outraged after claims emerged that the university’s historic premises on the Nile Avenue have been sold off to private developers. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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#7 – Sudan’s Bashir Says He’s Ready To Go

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir says he’s exhausted and plans to step down in 2020 when his current mandate ends. Read More >> Source: BBC

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#1 – Sudan’s Bashir Says He’s Ready To Go

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir plans to step down in 2020 when his current mandate ends. Read More >> Source: BBC

#5 – One Of The Most Influential Figures In Modern Sudanese Politics Dies

The death of Sheikh Hassan al-Turabi on Saturday marks the eclipse of a radical era of Sudanese Islamist politics. Read More >> Source: Daily Maverick

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#10 – The Biggest Hunger Strike That Sudan Has Ever Seen

“We want to draw attention to the difficulties faced by journalists and the restrictions on the freedom of press in the country in general,” said Khalid Fathi, the newspaper’s managing editor. Read More >> Source: Sudan Tribune

  • The Biggest Hunger Strike That Sudan Has Ever Seen

#3 The Biggest Hunger Strike That Sudan Has Ever Seen

“We want to draw attention to the difficulties faced by journalists and the restrictions on the freedom of press in the country in general,” said Khalid Fathi, the newspaper’s managing editor. Read More >> Source:

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#6 Alone At Refugee Camps, Darfuri Kids Battle To Educate Themselves

Sudanese girl Darussalam Abdel Gadoos, 10, walks at the Abuzar camp near West Darfur state capital Geneina Abuobeida Ali was a toddler when militiamen stormed his village in Sudan's Darfur in 2003, murdering his father and driving his family out, ending his hopes for a normal childhood and [...]

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Sudan and South Sudan: Tale of Two Countries

While landing in Khartoum, it is hard to ignore the new high rises and unexpected façade of a real estate boom. Surely it must be a façade because this is Khartoum. For those who have traveled between Frankfurt and Addis Ababa, the two-hour stop to refuel in Khartoum simply seems [...]

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Video of the Week: The Olive Garden Song

On first watch of “The Olive Garden Song“, you might be left feeling somewhat puzzled. That was our first reaction at Africa.com. So we watched it again, and again. In it we are introduced to Manyang Reath. We see him meeting Beyoncé and later sharing the stage with international model [...]

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