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One Killed in Renewed Anti-coup Protests in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan - Sudanese security forces killed one protester Saturday during renewed demonstrations against a military take over that derailed a transition to civilian rule last year, medics said. The victim, who was not identified, died from 'a bullet to the chest' in the capital's twin city of Omdurman, the pro-democracy Central Committee of Sudan Doctors said in a statement.

thelondonnews.net ,  1 day ago 0
One Killed in Renewed Anti-coup Protests in Sudan

Sudan frees detained anti-coup figures: party

Sudanese authorities released on Friday two anti-coup figures from the Communist Party a day after their arrest, the party said. The military's October takeover in Sudan has sparked nationwide demonstrations which sparked a crackdown that has killed at least 95 protesters and wounded hundreds, medics say.

msn.com ,  2 days ago 0
Sudan frees detained anti-coup figures: party

Sudanese communist leader arrested as protests rage in Khartoum

By Khalid Abdelaziz and Nafisa Eltahir KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A leading Sudanese politician was arrested on Thursday as protests raged in the capital Khartoum for the seventh month against military rule, with tear gas and heavy security force deployment. A military coup in October effectively ended a 2019 power-sharing deal between generals who overthrew President Omar al-Bashir, and political parties that opposed him.

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Sudanese communist leader arrested as protests rage in Khartoum

Sudan arrests Communist Party figures as thousands protest coup

Sudanese security forces arrested leading anti-coup figures on Thursday, their party said, during protests by thousands against last year's military takeover. "Security forces raided the house of the political secretary of the Sudanese Communist Party Mohammed Mukhtar al-Khatib," the party said in a statement.

msn.com ,  3 days ago 2
Sudan arrests Communist Party figures as thousands protest coup

Mideast in Pictures: Businesses drop off in Sudan's Khartoum

KHARTOUM, May 11 (Xinhua) -- A weak economy and a lingering political impasse have made the lives of Sudanese people even harder. The declining purchasing power of the customers has impacted businesses in the capital Khartoum, where vendors complain about the largely stagnated business activities amid inflation and the high prices.

thelondonnews.net ,  11 days ago 0
Mideast in Pictures: Businesses drop off in Sudan's Khartoum

Africa's week in pictures: 29 April-5 May 2022

Image caption, Young women are seen on Monday aboard a boat on Lake Victoria at a landing site in Uganda's capital, Kampala. Image caption, Muslim men in Senegal's capital, Dakar, buy hats known as "kufis" next to a mosque on Friday - the last Friday in the fasting month of Ramadan. Image

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Africa's week in pictures: 29 April-5 May 2022

Sudan's electric rickshaws cut costs, help environment

Sudanese entrepreneur Mohamed Samir watches proudly as workers assemble garishly coloured rickshaws, unique in the North African nation because they run on electricity in a bid to tackle soaring costs. In Sudan, three-wheeler vehicles -- tuk-tuk rickshaws for passengers, and motorbike tricycles with a trailer attached for carrying goods -- have long been a popular and affordable transport.

msn.com ,  18 days ago 0
Sudan's electric rickshaws cut costs, help environment

Weak economy, political impasse spoil Sudanese Eid joy

Many Sudanese people have been unable to afford the Eid necessities for their families because of high inflation and their poor economic conditions. KHARTOUM, May 1 (Xinhua) -- A weak economy and a lingering political impasse have spoiled the joy of the Sudanese people in the run-up to this year's Eid al-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

thelondonnews.net ,  21 days ago 1
Weak economy, political impasse spoil Sudanese Eid joy

Sudan: Weak economy, political impasse casts shadow over Eid celebrations

Khartoum [Sudan], May 1 (ANI/Xinhua): A weak economy and a lingering political impasse have spoiled the joy of the Sudanese people in the run-up to this year's Eid al-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

thelondonnews.net ,  21 days ago 1
Sudan: Weak economy, political impasse casts shadow over Eid celebrations

Sudan Frees Ex-Officials in Effort to End Political Impasse

Cairo - Sudanese authorities released two outspoken former government officials from jail, lawyers said Wednesday, part of trust-building measures amid efforts to end the country's political impasse. Sudan has been plunged into turmoil since an October military coup upended its short-lived transition to democracy after three decades of repressive rule by former strongman Omar al-Bashir.

thelondonnews.net ,  25 days ago 0
Sudan Frees Ex-Officials in Effort to End Political Impasse

Beetles and Benzes: Discovering Khartoum's classic car scene

Sudan usually makes the headlines for its economic and political crises. But did you know the capital, Khartoum, is home to a lively classic car scene? Old Mercedes Benzes cruise the streets and ancient Beetles putter along, lovingly kept alive by passionate fans. This video file cannot be played.

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Beetles and Benzes: Discovering Khartoum's classic car scene

Sudan anger over racist slur caught on air at Bashir trial

A racist insult broadcast live on Sudanese television during a high-profile trial involving ex-President Omar al-Bashir has triggered an outcry against the racism that continues to permeate Sudanese society three years after the long-time leader was ousted. Warning: This article contains words which some may find offensive Bashir's defence team were chatting among themselves in the courtroom in the capital, Khartoum, and did not realise that their microphones were still on.

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Sudan anger over racist slur caught on air at Bashir trial

A moment that changed me: after losing my hearing, newspapers helped me find a way to cope

The psychological effects of going deaf as a child were unbearable. But after stumbling across a front-page headline, reading the news helped me discover new worlds It was a long time ago, on a Friday afternoon, on a street in Khartoum. I was 11 years old, or perhaps 12 – I don’t know the date or year I was born.

theguardian.com ,  1 month ago 0
A moment that changed me: after losing my hearing, newspapers helped me find a way to cope

Sudanese Take to Streets in New Anti-Coup Protests

CAIRO - Thousands of Sudanese marched in the capital of Khartoum and other cities on Wednesday in new protests against an October military coup that plunged the African country into political turmoil and aggravated its economic woes. It was the latest in efforts to pressure the ruling generals, whose takeover has triggered near-daily street protests demanding civilian rule.

thelondonnews.net ,  1 month ago 1
Sudanese Take to Streets in New Anti-Coup Protests

Another protester killed as Sudanese demonstrations enter sixth month - medics

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Medics said a protester was killed in Khartoum on Thursday as demonstrations against a military coup entered their sixth month across the country. The 23-year-old was shot in the chest, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said, bringing the total of those killed in protest crackdowns since an Oct. 25 military coup to 93.

msn.com ,  1 month ago 2
Another protester killed as Sudanese demonstrations enter sixth month - medics

Sudanese protest military coup, tumbling economy

Thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets Thursday denouncing last year's military coup and worsening living conditions, an AFP correspondent said. "The military should go back to the barracks", protesters in the capital Khartoum chanted. "Down with the government of hunger", they added.

msn.com ,  1 month ago 3
Sudanese protest military coup, tumbling economy