Jul 9th, 2014
By Amjed Farid Eltayeb In January 21, 1991, the state collapsed in the republic of Somalia, leaving the country in a state of brutal chaos that did not reach an end until today. This collapse was inevitable result of the policies of General Mohamed Siad Barre’s military regime who violently took the ...
Apr 3rd, 2013
By Arab News By Alsir Sidahmed Cynics have asserted that if the Arab Spring is to be characterized by forces of political Islam taking over power and mismanaging it, then Sudan had its Arab Spring more than two decades ago. However, in reality, Sudan seems to be at a crossroads, poised either for a s...
Nov 13th, 2012
Calls for change by Arab Spring-inspired reformers in Sudan will likely be ignored when thousands of government-linked Islamists begin meeting on Thursday, analysts say. The Islamic Movement, a social group at the heart of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP), is holding its first national co...
Oct 23rd, 2012
By Magdi El Gizouli The Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) held a series of conferences at state and sectorial levels over the past few weeks in preparation for its awaited general convention in November. Ahead of the conferences the Movement announced a rule barring state governors from competing for t...
Dec 7th, 2010
The Sudan Armed forces (SAF) and the Sudan People Liberation Army (SPLA) on Monday signed a framework agreement on securing oilfields and related infrastructure in the South. The accord states that the Joint Integrated Units (JIU) will continue their in accordance with the current security arrangemen...