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Sudan PM Survives Assassination Attempt, Arrests Made

Several arrests have been made in conjunction with an attempt on the life of the Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok. The event, which authorities are calling  an assassination attempt, underscores a time of instability in Sudan as the nation moves into a civilian-ruled system. Sudanese state media have reported that […]


Al-Bashir May Finally Face Justice For Crimes Against Humanity

The Government of Sudan recently announced that it was willing to hand over former President Omar Al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court. Should this happen, Bashir will most likely be put on trial, with a high likelihood of conviction. The ICC accused Bashir of committing crimes against humanity in 2009 […]


Guterres Calls For ‘Massive International Support’ For Sudan

Last Sunday, at the 33rd African Union summit in Addis Abba, Ethiopia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres outlined goals and obstacles for the continent in achieving the AU’s Agenda 2063 and the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Paramount in those efforts is the Silencing the Guns initiative, the primary […]


Goals and Gaps for Africa in 2020: The African Union’s 33rd Annual Summit

On the 9th and 10th of February, the African Union (AU) met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for their 33rd annual summit. This summit’s theme was “Silencing of the Guns”, acknowledging the range of devastating civil wars still terrorizing millions of civilians across the continent. The summit saw leaders of the […]


Sudanese Peace Talks Progress To The Next Stage

The Sudanese government has extended a major ceasefire agreement with the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) which may mark the beginning of the end for fighting that has ravaged the impoverished Sudanese people since 1983. The treaty, initially signed early September, aimed at creating a diplomatic path for the integration of […]


Ousted Sudan President Omar al-Bashir Sentenced To Two Years In Correctional Facility

Deposed former Sudanese President of thirty years, Omar al-Bashir, was convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to two years in a social correctional facility on 14 December, 2019. Saturday’s case was centred not on allegations of human rights violations already faced by al-Bashir, but on financial wrongdoing: the illegal possession […]


The Nile River Water Crisis

This report seeks to provide a long-lasting solution to the current crisis over the construction of Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project (GERD). The dam which is expected to be completed in 2020, has led to significant tensions between upstream Ethiopia, Sudan (which has realigned itself by siding with Ethiopia) and downstream Egypt whose freshwater supply is under increasing threat as the GERD project nears its completion.


France Pledges Support For Sudan’s Removal From U.S’s List Of Terrorism Sponsors

Newly appointed Sudanese President Abdalla Hamdock arrived in Paris on 30th September to appeal to President Emmanuel Macron for support in efforts to have Sudan removed from the United States’ list of state sponsors of terrorism. According to Africanews, Macron not only pledged France’s support to Sudan on the issue, […]