US AFRICA ENVOY TO VISIT KHARTOUM AND MEDIATE TALKS

The US has decided to send its special envoy to Sudan to prevent further bloodshed. Tibor Nagy has been given the task to mediate a settlement between the military and the civilian opposition. Talks between the two collapsed last week when security forces stormed a two months long sit-in of protesters in Khartoum. Hospitals in […]

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AFRICAN UNION TO DISCUSS SUDAN REPORT IN TWO WEEKS: ENVOY

African Union’s envoy to Sudan Mohamed al-Hassan Lebatt has said that a report on the country’s transition period will be presented in two weeks. The envoy said adequate measures will be taken after studying the report. Mohamed al-Hassan Lebatt expressed optimism for the success of talks between protest leaders and military rulers. Meanwhile, Sudan’s military […]

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SUDAN: AFRICAN UNION GIVES 60 DAYS TO MILITARY TO CEDE POWER

The African Union has given Sudan’s Military Council 60 days to transfer power to a civilian-led Transitional Authority. Sudan risks expulsion from the bloc if it fails to meet the deadline. This revised timeline came after Sudan’s military leaders ignored an earlier 15-day deadline by the African Union. The military assumed power three weeks ago, […]

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CATEGORY 4 CYCLONE HITS MOZAMBIQUE

Cyclone Kenneth, with 280 KM per hour winds, has hit northern Mozambique. The category 4 hurricane has triggered landslides while forcing thousands to flee. Mozambique’s National Institute of Disaster Management said that 30,000 people have been evacuated so far. Thousands others are being transported to safety. Cyclone Kenneth has already killed three people on the […]

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AFRICAN LEADERS GIVE SUDAN’S MILITARY 3 MONTHS FOR REFORMS

African leaders have given Sudan’s ruling military council a three months to implement democratic reforms. This was agreed at a summit hosted by Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo. Speaking at the summit, Sisi said that the meeting has agreed on installing comprehensive democratic system in Sudan. Last week, African Union had set a 15-day […]

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EGYPTIAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO EXTEND SISI’S RULE

The parliament has approved constitutional amendments to prolong the rule of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi up to 2030. The amendments will allow President Sisi to extend his current term by two years and stand for another six-year mandate. Egypt’s MPs also backed other constitutional changes that includes granting President Sisi more control over the judiciary. […]

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AFRICAN UNION GIVES 15-DAY DEADLINE FOR CIVIL RULE IN SUDAN

The African Union has threatened to revoke Sudan’s membership unless civil rule is established. The union has given Sudan a 15-days deadline for complete transfer of power to a civilian government. The union said that it rejects the military’s plan to lead the transition for two years. The US has also said that it will […]

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SUDANESE PROTESTERS DEMAND TRANSITIONAL MILITARY COUNCIL DISSOLUTION

Sudanese Protesters have demanded the dissolution of the Transitional Military Council. The demonstrators have called for a new interim civilian ruling council to be formed. Demonstrators have rejected any role of the military in the government. Despite the 30-year rule of President Omar Al Bashir brought to an end, the Sudanese protesters continue their demonstrations. […]

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