The Listening Post

Radio Dabanga: Is Darfur losing its media lifeline?

The Amsterdam-based station sheds light on a region that the Sudanese government prefers to keep in the dark.

Africa

South Sudanese rebels 'approve' peace deal with government

The final peace agreement between the government and rebels will be formally signed at a summit of regional leaders.

South Sudanese rebels 'approve' peace deal with government

Inside Story

Will the largest dam in Africa ever be completed?

The multi-billion dollar project has been dogged by disputes and delays.

Africa

Sudan: 22 children drown as boat taking them to school sinks

The children were on their way to school when their boat capsized in rough waters.

Sudan: 22 children drown as boat taking them to school sinks

Opinion

What next for Sudan after Bashir's nomination for a third term?

Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir's insistence on holding on to power will have grave consequences for his country.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Sudan

Heavy rain in Sudan kills half a dozen people

Flash floods in eastern Sudan have destroyed 7,000 homes and left thousands more damaged in addition to the loss of life.

Sudan

Sudan: Ruling party chooses Bashir as candidate for 2020 election

Omar al-Bashir had previously said he would step down when his second and final term ends in 2020.

Sudan: Ruling party chooses Bashir as candidate for 2020 election

South Sudan

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Former foes Kiir and Machar have three months to form a transitional government once a final peace deal is signed.

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Inside Story

Will power-sharing deal bring peace to South Sudan?

Government forces and rival rebels in South Sudan have signed another power-sharing deal.

Middle East

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

Africa

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Rebel leader is to return to his position as one of the country's four vice presidents, Sudan's foreign minister says.

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Africa

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Government and rebel representatives are expected to sign a new power-sharing agreement in Uganda on Saturday.

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Opinion

Why is Omar al-Bashir mediating South Sudan peace talks?

A peace deal in South Sudan will benefit the Sudanese president in more than one way.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Africa

UN to vote on curbing peacekeeping troops in Sudan's Darfur

Thousands of UNAMID 'Blue Helmets' may be asked to leave due to budget cuts, whether or not the conflict in the region has been resolved.

Africa

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?

Agreement provides a transitional unity government within four months which will govern the country for 36 months.

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?