Middle East

Restarting oil wells in South Sudan has uncertain health effects

South Sudan's government hopes to increase oil production to boost the economy, which means that leaking oil wells will be repaired, but locals worry they will see an increase in health problems.

Business & Economy

South Sudan seeks to revive oil production

Every barrel produced is vital to Africa's youngest nation wracked by civil war, as oil provides nearly all of its GDP.

Podcast

Darfur: The forgotten war

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss the legacy of 15 years of war in the region.

Darfur: The forgotten war

Africa

Illegal trade and smuggling continues at Sudan-Chad border

The border has been shut down several times over the past decade due to the smuggling of weapons, cars and other goods.

Middle East

Post-sanctions, Sudan tries to revive historical Suakin port

Sudan is trying to recover from the sanctions imposed by the United States by reviving an historical Red Sea port.

Africa

South Sudan identity: Split leaves many without documents

How the splitting of Sudan and South Sudan has left many people without a formal identity.

Middle East

Lifting US sanctions on Sudan didn't help its economy

Sudan's economy struggles with cash shortages in banks and a soaring inflation rate.

Sudan

Sudan ex-President Siwar al-Dahab dies aged 83

Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab, who led the removal of Gaafar Nimeiry in 1985, died at a military hospital in Riyadh.

Sudan: former President Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab dies aged 83

Talk to Al Jazeera

Sudan: From troublemaker to peacemaker?

Sudan's Foreign Minister Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed on human rights, South Sudan peace and the war in Yemen.

Sudan

A journey through Sudan's golden era of music

The 1970s and 1980s were thrumming as President Nimeiry coddled artists but times changed when his power was threatened.

'There was music on every corner of every street in Khartoum'

Opinion

What is behind Sudan's cabinet reshuffle?

Amid deepening crisis, President Omar al-Bashir is trying to buy time ahead of the 2020 elections.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Africa

Sudan's al-Bashir sacks entire cabinet in bid to fix economy

The number of ministries has been reduced to cut back expenditure and tackle a severe hard currency shortage.

Sudan's al-Bashir sacks entire cabinet in bid to fix economy

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.