Sudan

Sudan sees first admission of fatal torture of protester

The victim schoolteacher was detained during demonstrations against the government and his death has caused widespread anger and condemnation.

Sudan

Sudan's university professors leave country to flee poverty

Fed up with neglect and oppression, over 50 percent of Sudan's professors go abroad in search of better opportunities.

Africa

Sudan's Bashir vows to release detained reporters

Activists say at least 16 journalists have been detained in connection to ongoing anti-government protests.

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir vows to release detained reporters

Africa

Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters denounce teacher's death

Death of 36-year-old teacher, Ahmed al-Kheir, sparks fresh protests as calls for President Bashir to resign grow.

Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters denounce teacher's death

Sudan

Police fire tear gas as anti-government protests resume in Sudan

Demonstrators keep up 'freedom, peace, justice' rallying cry against the government of President Omar al-Bashir.

Police fire tear gas as anti-government protests resume in Sudan

Middle East

Port Sudan workers' union angry with takeover deal

Port Sudan Container Terminal's angry workers were surprised by a sudden takeover of the port by a Philippine company.

Sudan

Sudan's Bashir promises growth after weeks of protests

Demonstrators across Sudan have been calling on Omar al-Bashir to step down, but he's now promising better services.

Sudan's Bashir promises growth after weeks of protests

Podcast

Is the government of Sudan's Omar al-Bashir unravelling?

Hospitals and medical professionals are coming under attack as weeks-long anti-government protests continue. What's next for the country?

Is the government of Sudan's Omar al-Bashir unravelling?

Sudan

Sudan army says will not allow state to collapse

Army chief Kamal Abdul Maarouf says those leading demonstrations are hostile to Sudan and hurt the country's image.

Sudan's army says it will 'not allow state to fall' amid protests

Africa

Sudanese agents briefly detain opposition leader's daughter

Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy head of her father's Umma party, was taken into custody early on Wednesday.

Sudanese agents briefly detain opposition leader's daughter

Africa

Sudan intelligence chief orders release of protest detainees

Decision to free those arrested during protests comes as international pressure mounts over handling of demonstrations.

Opinion

Sudan's protests: The revolt of the periphery

It is the countryside, not Khartoum, that is now leading the political struggle for Sudan's future.

Reem Abbas

by Reem Abbas

Reem Abbas

Omar al-Bashir

Bashir says Sudan protesters trying to emulate Arab Spring

Sudan's president says protesters are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, which shook the region.

Middle East

How bread has emerged as the main symbol of Sudan unrest

More protests are planned against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule after many killed in brutal crackdown.

Middle East

Concern grow over fate of protesters held in Sudan

Why concern is growing among families of protesters held in Sudan.