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October 21 - 2020 SUDAN

Protests and strikes across Sudan

Correctors of the Sudanese secondary school examinations laid down their pens yesterday in protest against their working conditions. Nutritionists, medics and airport staff are...
October 21 - 2020 KASSALA

Eastern Sudan’s Kassala issues emergency order

The government of Kassala state issued an emergency order yesterday prohibiting public gatherings, road blocks, and spreading “harmful pictures and rumours”.
October 21 - 2020 DABANGA SUDAN

♦ Sudan: This week's news in brief ♦

A compact digest of this week's most-read highlights, from the heart of Sudan.
October 20 - 2020 WASHINGTON / KHARTOUM

US President Trump’s pledge to rescind terror list status met with hope and caution in Sudan

The announcement by US President Donald Trump that the designation of Sudan as a State Sponsor of Terrorism is to be rescinded, has been welcomed by the Sudanese leadership, who...

Khartoum bridges and roads closed

October 21 - 2020 KHARTOUM

The authorities in Khartoum closed all bridges in the city and the roads leading to the army command. They want to prevent the demonstrators of today’s ‘March of the Millions’ from setting-up a new sit-in in downtown Khartoum.

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Polio cases increase in Sudan, malaria rife in North Darfur

The Health Emergencies Committee of El Gezira, south of Khartoum, reported four new cases of polio in the state. In North Darfur, nearly 60,000 people are stricken by malaria....

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October 17 - 2020 ED DAMAZIN / EL GEDAREF

Sudanese-Ethiopian border reopens for trade

Mangoes are brought to the market in El Gedaref (Jay Kannaiyan)
Three border crossings between Sudan’s Blue Nile state and Ethiopia were officially re-opened on Friday, marking the resumption of trade exchange and border relations between the...
ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda arrives in Khartoum (Omar Dafallah)
October 17 - 2020 KHARTOUM / THE HAGUE

15 years on: ICC prosecutor arrives in Sudan

A protest against the dismissal of the Kassala governor in Port Sudan on Saturday (Social media)

Four killed in Port Sudan protests