Eritrean refugees in Sudan accuse traffickers of torture

There are calls for Sudan's government to do more to stop human trafficking. The African nation is used as a transit point by thousands of people from neighbouring Eritrea that are trying to reach the West.

Middle East

Sudan: Soaring food prices hurting the poor

Families in Sudan are struggling to put food on the table because of rising commodity prices. Many children are suffering from malnutrition as a result. And business owners say they are worried about the effect it's having on their livelihood.


South Sudan violence, hunger forcing families to flee

It has been six years since South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan. But the violence that's followed has left South Sudan refugees heading north to the country they fought so hard to leave.


Sudan’s president pardons hundreds of rebel prisoners

More than 200 rebel prisoners have been pardoned. The move comes just days after government fighters who were captured by a different armed group were released. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum.


Sudan's Omar al-Bashir pardons 259 rebels

Move comes after insurgents released 125 soldiers who fought in Darfur conflict that killed 300,000 people since 2003.

Middle East

Sudanese rebel group releases 127 prisoners

Most of those freed by SPLM-N described by army as troops captured in fighting in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.

Middle East

Sudan's president names first prime minister in decades

Vice president and close ally of Sudan's leader appointed to post abolished after coup that brought Bashir to power.


Why are some black Africans considered white Americans?

Sudanese Americans do not fit neatly into the existing racial classifications of the American society.

by Hind Makki

Inside Story

Is Sudan ready to have restrictions lifted?

US president Barack Obama signs executive order to scale back a 20-year-old trade embargo on Sudan.


US lifts 20-year economic embargo on Sudan

Trade and financial sanctions to end after Sudanese government makes efforts to improve regional security.


The hidden impediment to political change in Sudan

Even if the majority of the Sudanese prefer democracy, they will choose it with subdued enthusiasm.

by Ali Abu Maryam


Sudan: Blame traded over civilian deaths in Darfur

Rebels blame government forces for killings of civilians at a camp for displaced people.


Sudanese miners risk health for gold

Miners in rural Sudan use mercury and cyanide to separate gold, which leads to health issues.


Austerity measures fuel discontent in Sudan

What impact will recent economic policies have on the country's citizens?

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Will civil disobedience work in Sudan?

People in Sudan are protesting against unprecedented price hikes and fuel subsidy cuts.