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Sudan: Critics slam fresh dialogue as disingenuous

Sudan's military leadership is embarking on talks with civilian groups. But critics warn that the supression of opposition to military rule continues and that the country's economic crisis is getting worse.

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7 Jan
Sunday's resignation of the Sudanese civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok deprives coup leaders of their face of being the natural continuity between the revolution that toppled longtime strongman Omar el-Bachir in 2019 and a junta that's since scrapped power sharing and jailed key architects of the transition to democracy.
4 Jan
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7 Jan
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16 Jan
The United Nations is launching talks between "all key civilian and military stakeholders" in a bid to solve a political crisis triggered by the October military coup.
14 Jan
The Super Eagles of Nigeria hope to set things further on the right patch when they play against The Falcons of Jediane, the Sudan national football team in the second game of the AFCON 2022 tournament. The Super Eagles edged out the Pharaohs in the first game of the competition while Sudan secured a barren draw against Guinea-Bissau. Host Dennis Erezi and Guest Analyst Ifeanyi Ibeh preview the match and what to expect.
22 Jan
The Central Committee of Sudanese doctors say seven civilians have been killed by security forces. UN Security Council members urged "utmost restraint."
18 Jan
Sudanese pro-democracy protesters suffer one of the deadliest days since thousands started taking to the streets in October to denounce the military takeover. Also, sanctions on Mali's military junta continue to bite. The UN's mission in the country has also suspended all but medical evacuation flights. And hosts Cameroon finish top of Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against Cape Verde.
8 Feb
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27 Feb
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23 Feb
On tonight's show we focus on Sudan, where demonstrators once again have taken to the streets to call for the release of prisoners incarcerated for taking part in the recurring protests since last October's military coup. The latest demonstrations come just a day after the UN human rights expert Adama Dieng arrived on his first official visit to Sudan.