Tag Archives: Khartoum

Refugee Journeys: Two Eritreans in Sudan

Two young women reflect on their decision to flee Eritrea, a small state that produces one of the highest rates of asylum seekers in the world.

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Corruption Killing Africa’s Rhinos and Elephants

The poaching and trafficking of wildlife has reached pandemic levels throughout Africa, threatening a growing number of species with outright extinction in our lifetime.

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Sudan’s Sinking Oil Revenues and Middle Class

The prosperity of Sudan’s boom years ended when South Sudan seceded in 2011 and delivered a serious blow to its economy. The end of the oil years has reversed the great expansion of the middle class. Presidential and legislative elections are scheduled for 2015. Whether the hitherto quiescent Khartoum bourgeoisie will make apparent its dissatisfaction at its bowed circumstances is one of Sudan’s pressing political questions.

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