Witness

Seeds of Inspiration: Sudan's First Flying Robot Farmer

Two Sudanese inventors use a drone to take on desertification and their rivals in a TV competition for entrepreneurs.

Libya

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Two Eritreans, sold as slaves, share harrowing details of their time inside illegal detention centres in Libya.

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Middle East

Libya: Sudanese migrants held captive by smugglers freed

An armed group loyal to Libya's National Unity government says it has arrested a gang accused of kidnapping and torturing Sudanese migrants.

Middle East

Sudan's press freedom: Concern about confiscations

A wave of arrests and a bill that gives national security agents unprecedented powers to shut down media offices have raised concerns that Sudan’s press freedoms are being further eroded.

Middle East

Sudan-Egypt border: Tensions rises over disputed region

Conflict over the region has been exacerbated by Sudan's support for a Somalian hydroelectric dam that will limit the amount of water that reaches Egypt.

Egypt

Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

Egyptian president says Cairo seeks good relations with both countries as tensions continue to rise in Read Sea region.

Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

Sudan

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Egypt sends troops to Eritrea as Sudan and Turkey ink a deal to rebuild a Red Sea island and construct a naval dock.

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Sudan

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

Khartoum says its facing a 'threat' from its eastern border as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise.

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

Opinion

Trouble on the Nile

A new dam project, a dictatorship struggling to survive and a GCC crisis are flaring up tensions in the Nile basin.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Sudan

Sudan protests: Three dead in 'bread protests'

Sudan’s government has cut subsidies on wheat imports, driving the price of bread up and the Sudanese to the streets to protest against their rising cost of living.

Inside Story

Anger over the rising price of bread in Sudan

Sudan's government is warning protesters they will be confronted with force if they do not stop.

Sudan

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student killed and six people injured in countrywide protests sparked by government decision to cut subsidies.

Egypt

Egypt wants 'Sudan out' of contentious dam talks

Egypt has proposed cutting Sudan out of talks on the massive Nile River dam project, an Ethiopia newspaper has reported.

Egypt wants 'Sudan out' of contentious dam talks

Sudan

Sudan Refugees: Tension Rising with South Sudanese

In South Sudan, life is becoming increasingly tough for refugees from the north. The refugees, who fled their homes in the north of Sudan to escape the civil war, are having to share limited resources with South Sudanese.

Inside Story

Why are so many countries expanding in the Red Sea?

Turkey has signed a $650m deal to develop an island on the Red Sea.