In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2013
(Reuters) – Sudanese police fired teargas and used batons on Saturday to break up a demonstration of opposition party members over the detention of several activists and politicians, witnesses said. About 40 members of the African country’s main opposition parties had gathered in front of...
Oct 13th, 2012
Tension as federal police banned the yellow flag. By Getahune Bekele On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the Ethiopian national soccer team will do battle in tense Addis Ababa to qualify for South Africa 2013 against the Sudan who won the first ...
In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
Sudan recorded the biggest Afcon qualifying win of the day after beating Ethiopia 5-3 in Khartoum. The hosts took a 3-1 halftime lead at Al Hilal Stadium in Omdurman on Saturday night before Ethiopia gave them a scare with a dramatic second half rally in this Red Sea derby. Mudathir Careca put Sudan ...
Aug 27th, 2012
By Hala Al karib In July 2012, a 23 year old woman Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool from Dar Hamer, a pastoralist tribe of Sudan Kordofan’s region found herself shackled inside Omdurman women prison holding on to her sick infant who is suffering from Asthma. Laila’s family moved to Khartoum as a result of c...
Mar 8th, 2011
Khartoum – Sudanese police on Tuesday arrested 40 women who were protesting against the alleged rape of a female opposition activist last month by members of the security forces. Around 60 women gathered in a street in Omdurman, Khartoum’s twin city, defying a heavy police presence that i...