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24 September 2016
Sudanese authorities are using what they deem as "pornographic" and "immoral" evidence in a trial of ten civil society activists, six of whom are facing capital punishment charges.
26 June 2016
A new interactive tool that tracks political violence across Sub-Saharan Africa maps deaths by area, trends over time, and the perpetrators involved.
17 June 2015
Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes. Online commenters speculated reasons could include blackmail, hatred of the West or pure incompetence.
26 March 2015
Sudan switched sides from being an Iranian ally, to waging war against the Houthis, Iran's allies in Yemen. Sudan joining the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi fighters, who took control...
22 February 2015
The US government has issued a general license amending sanctions on Sudan to allow the export of certain personal communications technologies.
18 February 2015
23 March 2014
17 February 2014
Tajeldin Arja Arja was arrested at a press conference last December, after he criticized the Sudanese and Chadian Presidents for their actions surrounding the conflict in Darfur.
3 February 2014
29 January 2014
Hit by US sanctions, Coursera students from Syria, Iran and Cuba, can no longer complete their studies on the online learning platform. Netizens react.
4 December 2013
About 30,000 people have been trafficked to Sinai, Egypt, over the last five years. Cairo-based journalist Bel Trew tweets from a Press conference on the matter, to shed light on...
3 December 2013
25 October 2013
We talk with our Sudan author Usamah M, and Magdi ElGizouli, author of the influential blog Still Sudan, and ask them if this is the next Arab Spring.
7 May 2013
The United States government faced a wave of criticism when news surfaced about an official invitation it has extended to a senior delegation of the Sudanese government, particularly including Nafie...
18 February 2013
Every third woman falls victim to violence in her lifetime. On February 14, 2013 thousands of people all over the world protested against these daily acts of violence with dance.
11 December 2012
29 November 2012
Sudanese journalist Sumaya Ismail Hundosa, 34, was abducted from near her house on October 29, 2012, later to be found thrown inside a mud pit in a remote area in...
12 November 2012
11 November 2012
In the middle of the night on 14 March 2012, the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) abducted a woman named Jalila Khamis Kuku from her home and took...