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Sudan free from Bashir but effects of sanctions linger

18 December 2019   |   10:50 am
In a cooking oil factory in Khartoum, Sudanese workers hammer at a broken-down machine, as general manager Sarah al-Fateh sighs in frustration. She is unable to import replacement parts for her family's business, she said, because of "American sanctions".


29 Jan 2019
Sudanese opposition leader backs calls for President Bashir to step down.
11 Apr 2019
Sudanese protesters rally for fifth day outside army HQ.
15 Apr 2019
Sudanese soldiers stand side by side with protesters in Khartoum - eyewitness
27 May 2019
Deadly raiders: South Sudanese cattle rustlers launch fatal attacks.
8 Jun 2019
South Sudanese refugee, Bidal Abraham uses his time in Uganda to promote a movement to conserve the environment. At 32-years-old he has already been forced to flee his home in South Sudan three times. Each time he made it safely to neighbouring Uganda but noticed a problem: there were always fewer trees.
27 Jun 2019
'We are not leading the country, we are transitional,' says Sudanese military council member.
25 Aug 2019
Young Sudanese celebrate in Khartoum and react after generals and opposition leaders signed the documents that will govern Sudan's three-year transition to civilian rule.
17 Oct 2019
For the first time, the city of Juba hosts the first women's football tournament since the country gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Seven teams representing different states in South Sudan are participating in this tournament.
20 Nov 2019
The Blue Nile is a renegade river, according to Sudanese farmer Osman Idris, its unpredictable flooding swallowing crops and houses as it crashes through Sudan from Ethiopia on its way to Egypt.
23 Feb 2020
Refugees from South Sudan who live in UN displacement camps fear that peace could collapse into violence once more, as pressure mounts on President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar, to honour a February 22 deadline to form a government.
8 Dec 2020
Some 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the conflict in their homeland and crossed the border into neighboring Sudan where some have been welcomed into the homes of local families.
15 Apr 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said he had called for a summit with the prime ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia to "break the deadlock" over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Talks on the issue are currently at an impasse and he urged his counterparts to respond favourably to his offer. The Sudanese premier said that Ethiopia's plan to fill the dam "unilaterally" in July made a resolution of the dispute all the more urgent.