After an accord reinstalling civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, Sudanese aspirations for full civilian government have continued.
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Face of Sudan’s Democratic Transition Is Female And Young
A UN agency chief has applauded Sudan’s women as “powerful allies” and “agents of change” for democracy, peace and human rights.
10 Years After Independence, Violence Engulfs South Sudan
South Sudan gained independence in 2011 but the country quickly spiraled into a deadly conflict that continues ten years after.
South Sudanese Activist From Blue House Uprising Sentenced
South Sudan’s high court in Juba sentenced a prominent peace activist and economist to two years in prison after he was accused of inciting an uprising.
UN Panel: South Sudan Likely Executed Two Prominent Critics
A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.
South Sudan Pays Millions to Block Establishment of Hybrid Crimes Court
South Sudan will pay $3.7 million to Gainful Solutions, a U.S.-based lobbying firm managed by Michael Ranneberger, former U.S. ambassador to Kenya.
South Sudan Mourns Veteran Journalist Alfred Taban
South Sudanese are paying tribute to veteran journalist and politician Alfred Taban, who passed away over the weekend in Kampala, Uganda.
A Timeline of Key Events in Rule of Sudan’s al-Bashir
After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by military, following nearly four months of protests against his rule.
South Sudan Frets Over Whether Fragile Sudan Peace Deal Survives
Thursday’s military coup in Sudan sparked anxiety in South Sudan that the toppling of longtime President Omar al-Bashir could derail fragile peace deal.
Disappearance of Two South Sudanese Political Dissidents in Kenya
Kenyan and Sudanese authorities should ensure effective, transparent and impartial investigations into disappearance of 2 South Sudanese critics in Nairobi.