Two years on, families of those missing in Sudan’s revolution want answers
12 April 2021 | 6:55 am
A tense run-up to elections in Benin leaves one dead and several people wounded by gunfire in protests in the central city of Savé. Also, two years after the revolution that toppled Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir, hundreds of people who disappeared during the violent upheaval are still missing. Their loved ones are desperately seeking answers. Finally, Ivorian craftsman and creative Jean-Servais Somian has an international following but he plans on giving back to his homeland by opening a design school in Ivory Coast.
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It is one of the in one of the deadliest air attacks yet in the three months of fighting between Sudan's rival generals.
According to the estimates from the International Organization for Migration, Egypt is hosting the largest number of those who fled — more than a quarter of a million people.
The UN warns of destabilization in Sudan as peace talks have run into a dead end. According to experts, the warring parties have no interest in reaching a truce but seek to consolidate their respective power.
Water from floods that destroyed entire villages and displaced thousands still remains — and plans to drain it have stalled. There is no hope that villagers will soon return to their submerged homes.
ICC chief prosecutorKarim Khan, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, told FRANCE 24 that he had decided to open fresh investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing fighting in Sudan. He said his office had received numerous reports from many sources of crimes such as destruction of property, executions, killings and rapes.
Farmers in Sudan say that problems caused by the country's violent power struggle between military factions could have delayed crop planting until it is too late - potentially deepening a food crisis.
Amid an ongoing crisis and continuing financial hardships, women from Bentiu have turned to income-generating projects. They need more than the basic necessities provided by NGOs and aid agencies. DW met some of them.
The natural occurring gum discharged by Acacia trees is used in several key industries. The ongoing conflict in Sudan is hurting exports and threatening livelihoods.
Humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said 18 of its workers were attacked while traveling to a hospital in Khartoum. MSF is one of the last aid groups active in Sudan after fighting broke out in April.
The human rights watchdog said it was able to document sexual assault on girls as young as 12. The conflict between the armed forces and the RSF has been ongoing since mid-April and shows no sign of abating.
A rise in violence towards hospital staff in Sudan has cut short the training of medical staff - despite the dire need for doctors and nurses amid the conflict in the country. However, new opportunities are meanwhile opening up for young medical professionals in Tanzania.
Sudanese-British billionaire Mo Ibrahim, who has spent much of the last two decades addressing the importance of good governance in Africa, says Sudan has no government. Ibrahim called for an arms export ban.
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