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.
Sudan’s new government came to power after a people-driven process to oust former President Omar al-Bashir. It must be careful to place ordinary Sudanese at the centre of the reforms process.
The transitional government has achieved a monumental milestone, but peace agreements in Sudan have been known to fall apart quickly.
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.