Tag Archives: Omar al-Bashir

Sudan Crisis Explained: What’s Behind the Latest Fighting

Days of violence in Sudan have resulted in the deaths of at least 180 people, with many more left wounded. The fighting represents the latest crisis in the North African nation, which has contended with numerous coups and periods of civil strife since becoming independent in 1956. The Conversation asked Christopher Tounsel, a Sudan specialist and interim director of the …

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Will Sudan’s Latest Protests Bring Down Bashir?

Although the armed forces still back the president, the protests could yet bring about change.

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Five African Elections to Watch in 2015

With elections slated for 15 sub-Saharan African states in 2015, Africa Check looks ahead at the polls for executive leadership in five volatile states.

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