Sudan

Somalia 2 Sudan 0: CECAFA U-15 championship

0 Visits: 179 | Friday August 23, 2019 - 23:17:08
Somalia's Ocean Stars youngsters thrashed Sudan 2-0 at the ongoing CECAFA U-15 championship at Asmara National Stadium on Thursday afternoon to clinch Somalia's first win at the youth tourney.

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Sudan: IFJ demands release of journalists' union leader seized by military

0 Visits: 310 | Thursday July 25, 2019 - 20:00:20
Brussels, 25th July 2019- The IFJ has backed demands for the immediate release of the head of the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU) after he was seized by the country's military authorities.


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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the situation in Sudan

0 Visits: 238 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 09:47:44
The EU is closely following the situation in Sudan. Measures being adopted under the newly declared state of emergency, the increased role of the military in governing the country, further curtail fundamental freedoms and undermine the recent offer of a new political dialogue.

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Mayor of Mogadishu and Sudanese Ambassador to Somalia Discuss Bilateral Cooperation between Local Governments of Mogadishu and Khartoum

0 Visits: 367 | Wednesday February 27, 2019 - 07:56:35
Mogadishu --- H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng.Yarisow), Mayor of Mogadishu and governor of Banadir Regional Administration, has welcomed Sudanese Ambassador to Somalia, Mr. Khalafallah Mustafa, to his office.

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Sudanese president says "youth constitutes positive energy"

0 Visits: 321 | Thursday February 14, 2019 - 08:07:04
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Wednesday that 2019 would be a year for peace in the country amid economic protests, media reports said.

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Press Release: African Defenders launches the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative in South Africa

0 Visits: 267 | Friday February 08, 2019 - 21:19:49
On 6 February 2019, AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) launched the Ubuntu Hub Cities in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town – an Africa based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs). "In designing the concept of Ubuntu Hub Cities, we wanted to challenge…

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Sudan Minister Appeals to Young as Protests Near 7th Week

0 Visits: 264 | Tuesday February 05, 2019 - 08:10:46
KHARTOUM —  Sudan's defense minister said on Monday young people caught up in recent turmoil had "reasonable ambition" — the second apparently conciliatory gesture in three days from a senior government figure.

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Sudan PM says calls of protests over economic conditions "legitimate"

0 Visits: 272 | Sunday February 03, 2019 - 10:44:19
KHARTOUM -- Sudan's Prime Minister Mutazz Musa on Saturday described the calls of protests over the economic conditions as "legitimate."

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Amid protests, Sudan announces to open Eritrea border after one-year closure

0 Visits: 276 | Saturday February 02, 2019 - 10:12:48
KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday announced that his country's eastern border with neighboring Eritrea would reopen after one year of closure, according to Sudanese state television.

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Press Release: IGAD - EU mediation team meet to share experience on best practices in Mediation

0 Visits: 306 | Sunday January 27, 2019 - 13:49:56
24-01-2019, Kampala, Uganda: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation and Support Unit (MSU) and the European Union Mediation Support Unit (EUMST) kick started a two-day Peer-to-Peer Experience Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge workshop this morning at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala

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Sudan protesters clash with police in ongoing unrest

0 Visits: 297 | Wednesday January 23, 2019 - 08:20:25
KHARTOUM - Sudanese police fired tear gas on Tuesday at hundreds of protesters blocking roads, burning tires and chanting anti-government slogans in and around the capital Khartoum as month-long protests continued unabated.

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CPJ: As anti-Bashir protests continue, Sudan revokes credentials of foreign press

0 Visits: 220 | Tuesday January 22, 2019 - 23:08:38
Washington, D.C. January 22, 2019--Sudanese authorities yesterday revoked the credentials of at least six journalists working for international news outlets, including Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera, according to news reports. The outlets have been covering demonstrations against President Omar…

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Sudan: UN rights chief alarmed over 'excessive force', alleged use of live fire against protestors - statement

0 Visits: 257 | Saturday January 19, 2019 - 10:05:28
The reported use of "excessive force" against demonstrators across Sudan over food and fuel shortages that has led to the deaths of at least 24 people is "deeply worrying", the UN's top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet, said on Thursday.

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Sudan says Russia could set up military base on Red Sea, Sudan Tribune reports

0 Visits: 284 | Sunday January 13, 2019 - 11:45:17
(KHARTOUM) The Sudanese parliament said a draft military agreement signed between Sudan and Russia would pave the road for the latter to build a military base on the Red Sea coast in the future.

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Statement by the Spokesperson on the ongoing protests in Sudan

0 Visits: 283 | Saturday January 12, 2019 - 22:24:17
The response by the government of Sudan to the continuing protests in various parts of the country such as the use of force by security forces against civilians - including the use of live ammunition - has led to further casualties over the last few days. Furthermore, teargas has been reportedly used…

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A Bloody Day of Protest in Sudan - HRW

0 Visits: 270 | Friday January 11, 2019 - 21:03:16
Yesterday's protest in the Sudanese city of Omdurman was particularly bloody. Government security forces responded to peaceful demonstrations with live ammunition, rubber bullets, and tear gas, killing at least three protesters and injuring several others, in broad daylight. As in protests over…

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CPJ: Sudan detains several critical columnists amid protests

0 Visits: 258 | Saturday January 05, 2019 - 09:41:58
Washington D.C.,--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Sudanese authorities to release at least three journalists who have been detained in recent days after publishing columns in support of ongoing, widespread anti-government protests that have included calls for President Omar al-Bashir…

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Sudanese Journalists' Network announces three-day strike over government crackdown on media coverage

0 Visits: 359 | Thursday December 27, 2018 - 19:27:01
Khartoum - The Sudanese Journalists Network (SJN) has announced a three-day strike as of Thursday, December 27, 2018, in protest against the continuing crackdown and confiscation of newspapers.

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Sudan president vows reform after deadly protests

0 Visits: 257 | Tuesday December 25, 2018 - 12:46:09
Khartoum, Sudan,– Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vowed "real reforms" on Monday after days of deadly protest which pose one of the biggest challenges he has faced during decades in power.

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Sudanese security arrests opposition leaders as protests continue

0 Visits: 303 | Sunday December 23, 2018 - 12:55:42
KHARTOUM - The National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Saturday has arrested the chairman of the opposition umbrella National Consensus Forces (NCF) Farouq Abu Issa and 13 members of the alliance.

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