The military takeover and arrest of activists may well bring Sudan’s divided opposition together.
Competing visions of Sudan’s future are coming to a head with the democratic aspirations of millions hanging in the balance.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail’s pace.
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.
Taking Sudan off America’s list of terror is just one step in the country’s journey to economic recovery
The African Union’s role in Sudan’s political crisis proves that it’s legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
It’s unclear how relations between Addis Ababa and Asmara will develop but the warmth has largely gone.
Cooperation with the Sudanese government to try al-Bashir could amount to legitimising those who themselves have been implicated in genocide
The Janjaweed militia first came into play when Omar al-Bashir’s government deployed it in Darfur
There are challenges that Sudan must overcome before power is transferred to its people.
Urban public spaces may be built to represent governments, but often become sites of protest.
The time for fundamental political reforms in Sudan is now with the end of al-Bashir’s rule.
Sudanese protesters against al-Bashir’s regime have scored an important victory. But there’s a long way to go before democracy is restored.
Sudan’s academics have been instrumental in bringing regime change and negotiating transitions.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s long rule can be attributed to three main pillars of support: the military, ruling party and political Islam.
Fed up with the high cost of living, and an oppressive state, the people of Sudan are rising up against their president.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to double the price of petrol shows very poor judgement and bad leadership.
Given the range of support for President Omar al-Bashir it isn’t surprising that he’s managed to resist pressure to step down.