Khartoum

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2014
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By Jeff Roquen At the end of the Cold War a quarter of a century ago, a little-known army officer – Omar al-Bashir – conducted a coup d’etat in Sudan. Despite attempts to introduce and enforce Sharia law throughout the country, the religiously syncretic, non-Arab populations in the western and ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 3rd, 2014
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Ethiopia has received an official letter from Egypt suggesting the resumption of negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Renaissance Dam, a senior Ethiopian official has said. Turkish news agency Anadolu quoted the director of the Ethiopian department of trans-border rivers, Faqih Ahm...
By IAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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On Monday, June 23, 2014, the Appeals Court in Khartoum overturned the decision of the Shariah court that had condemned the 27 year-old Sudanese Christian mother to death. She has been cleared of all charges. Now she and her two children, Martin, almost two years old, who has been with Meriam through...
By IAfrica
In Spotlight
Jun 9th, 2014
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On YouTube there is a video of the punishment for adultery that will soon be meted out to Sudanese Christian Dr. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim unless the United States government intervenes on her behalf. But some disturbing information revealed by Meriam’s husband, Daniel Wani, a naturalized U.S. citizen, su...
By IAfrica
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May 21st, 2014
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If Boko Haram were a government, it would be Sudan. A distraught and desperate husband who traveled from New Hampshire to Sudan has been allowed to visit his pregnant wife on death row, only to find her shackled in chains. Meriam Ibrahim, 26, was sentenced to death last week by a Sudanese court in Kh...
By IAfrica
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May 6th, 2014
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Khartoum is again designated by the U.S. State Department as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism (April 2014); the regime targets a critical hospital in the Nuba for aerial attack—terror in another form By Eric Reeves The stench of hypocrisy continues to settle more deeply over the Obama administration in ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Deng Mangok Ayuel, AWEIL, We can never ever solve political crisis by resorting to war in our country, South Sudan. Believe me. War is the utmost sign of human weakness. War kills, tensely causes hatred, division and lack of trust. It’s unfortunate that our prominent leaders, especially Dr Machar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Biruk Mekonnen, Addis Fortune The recent media hype regarding military cooperation between South Sudan and Egypt has grabbed the attention of those who closely follow developments in the region. This is mainly because of the central role South Sudan is playing in the regional peace and security an...
By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Eric Reeves The accelerating avalanche of violence that continues to sweep across Darfur has finally compelled acknowledgement by the international community, which inevitably refers to this as a “recent” development. This is despicably disingenuous. UNAMID, the UN, and all international actors ha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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By Lucy Hovil The independence of South Sudan symbolised a moment of extraordinary achievement and hope. On the one hand, there was optimism that independence had heralded a new era of equal citizenship for those in the South that would override the tensions and divisions of the old Sudan. On the oth...