Sudan military reinstates PM Abdalla Hamdok, releases political detainees under peace deal

Sudan’s military reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday and announced the release of all political detainees after weeks of deadly unrest triggered by a coup. Under an agreement signed with military leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Hamdok will lead a civilian government of technocrats for a transitional period. Security forces fired tear gas to… Read More Sudan military reinstates PM Abdalla Hamdok, releases political detainees under peace deal

At least fifteen dead, dozens injured as security forces fire at anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Security forces shot dead at least 15 people and wounded dozens as thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Wednesday on the deadliest day in a month of demonstrations against military rule, medics said. The protesters, marching against an October 25 coup across the capital Khartoum and in the cities of Bahri and Omdurman,… Read More At least fifteen dead, dozens injured as security forces fire at anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Five dead as security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Five protesters were killed on Saturday as huge crowds defied gunfire and tear gas in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and other cities to demonstrate against a military takeover, witnesses and medics said. The protests came two days after army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced a new ruling council that excludes the civilian coalition the military had… Read More Five dead as security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan appoints new ruling council

Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has formed a new transitional council, headed by himself, to lead the country following the military takeover late last month, state media reported on Thursday. The new 14-member Sovereign Council, for which one member is yet to be named, includes civilians representing Sudan’s regions but none from the Forces… Read More Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan appoints new ruling council

Thousands protest demanding civilian rule in Sudan

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to break up a demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Thursday by an estimated 20,000 people in support of a civilian-led transition to democracy. An attempted coup last week, which officials blamed on soldiers loyal to the previous government of Omar al-Bashir, laid bare divisions between military and civilian… Read More Thousands protest demanding civilian rule in Sudan

Sudan signs peace agreement with key rebel groups

Sudan’s power-sharing government signed a peace agreement with key rebel groups on Monday, a significant step toward resolving deep-rooted conflicts from the long rule of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. The leaders of five groups signed the deal, including four from Darfur, where more than 300,000 people are estimated to have been killed and 2.5 million… Read More Sudan signs peace agreement with key rebel groups