Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: Sudan

Sudan’s Protesters Voice Optimism After Talks With...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese protesters on Monday welcomed the "positive steps" taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition...

Sudan’s Military Overthrows President Omar al-Bashir Amid...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday after months of bloody protests over his repressive 30-year rule. But...

‘Drowning the Land of the Ancestors’: In...

Several hours north of Khartoum by car — a mere 100 miles south of the Egyptian border — lies the sand-swept Sudanese town of...

Judge Allows the Lost Boys of Sudan...

Incredible in scope and rife with inherent drama, it is little surprise that Hollywood sought to make a film based on lives of the...

Ahmed Mohamed Arrest Reminds Us That Young...

  In Irving, Texas, a 14-year-old high school freshman was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, which school officials and police described as...

Obama Ignores the Seeds of African Conflicts...

President Barack Obama recently urged young Africans to end the ethnic violence still plaguing the continent. During a Q-and-A session at the Young African...

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Wins Re-Election Despite Boycott...

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Monday, extending his...

Kenya and South Sudan In Plans To...

Kenya and South Sudan have signed an agreement that will see the two countries connected by fibre optic cable. South Sudan’s ICT minister Rebecca Joshua...

Sudan Expels Two UN Officials; President Moves...

Sudan has ordered two senior United Nations officials to leave, UN sources said, in what appeared to be an escalation of President Omar al-Bashir's...

Libya and Sudan Strengthen Military Collaboration

Libya and Sudan have agreed to strengthen their military collaboration, according to the Sudanese news agency SUNA. They have also agreed, it says, that Sudan...

10 Pre-Colonial African Kingdoms You Probably Don’t...

Nok Culture (500 B.C. to 200 A.D.) The Nok Culture spanned the end of the Neolithic (Stone Age) and start of the Iron Age in...

Sudanese Woman Who Faced Execution for Converting...

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, arrived in the...

Alex Wek: From Sudanese Refugee to Supermodel

  South Sudan is a dangerous place, especially for children today. When South Sudanese supermodel Alex Wek visited HuffPost Live, she talked about her very long...

Sudanese Woman Accused of Apostasy Freed Again,...

A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam was overturned has been released from jail again, after she was detained at Khartoum airport...

Sudan Releases Woman on Death Row For...

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman released from prison on Monday after worldwide protests at her death sentence for apostasy, has been rearrested at Khartoum...

Is the West Hampering Sudan’s Effort to...

Sudan's recent history is tainted by the names of women that have fallen victim to the country's arbitrary Sharia and public order laws. Lubna...

Husband of Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death...

The husband of a woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for abandoning the Islamic faith has told the BBC that he has...

South Sudan Rivals Set for New Year’s...

Talks between South Sudan's government and rebels are due to start soon in Ethiopia, say observers. However there has been no immediate halt to hostilities,...

Israel Follows Saudi Arabia, Planning Deportation of...

As Ethiopians removed from Saudi Arabia continue filing back into the country, Israel is also planning to deport 500 Ethiopians, possibly as early as...

African Migrants Find An Uneasy Asylum In...

The scissors never seem to stop in Sami's barber shop off a pedestrian street in south Tel Aviv. Fresh out of the barber's chair, Philip...

The Afro-Brazilian Story I: Black November and...

In Brazil, November 20th is a day set aside to commemorate what is known as National Black Consciousness Day or dia da consciência negra, in Portuguese...