• FILE: A grab from a broadcast on Sudan TV shows Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdulrahman taking oath on 12 April 2019 as chief of the new military council, in the capital Khartoum. Picture: AFP

    Sudan army chief slams transitional council

    Relations between the civilian and military components of the country's three-year transitional government have deteriorated in recent weeks, with General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan creating yet another organ - one with broad powers.

  • The peace deal is hoped to end decades of fighting, including the war in the western Darfur region that erupted in 2003. Picture: @SudanPMHamdok/Twitter

    Sudan welcomes rebels back to Khartoum after peace deal

    It was the first time the leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel and political groups, had come to the capital since the signing of a 3 October peace agreement in neighbouring South Sudan.

  • FILE: Sudan's move to normalise relations with Israel has laid bare deep societal splits, with some bashing it as a betrayal and others viewing it as a way to save the sinking economy. Picture: AFP

    Sudanese split over normalising relations with Israel

    The move - announced by the White House Friday - came shortly after US President Donald Trump declared that Washington was formally moving to delist Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism, a designation that strangled Khartoum's economy for decades.

  • Sudanese protesters take to the streets on 21 October 2020 in Khartoum and neighbouring cities against a worsening economic crisis, and to demand justice for people killed during past demonstrations that toppled president Omar al-Bashir. Picture: AFP

    Sudan protesters rally against economic hardship

    The activists in the capital Khartoum and its twin city of Omdurman also demanded justice for those killed during the popular uprising that toppled president Omar al-Bashir last year.

  • FILE: Ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Picture: AFP

    ICC prosecutor says held talks with Sudan over access

    Ousted President Omar al-Bashir, who was toppled in April 2019, has been wanted by the ICC for nearly a decade on charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western region of Darfur.

  • Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. Picture: @SudanPMHamdok/Twitter

    Sudan foreign aid deal to give cash to poor families

    The Sudan Family Support Programme aims to give some 32 million people, or around 80% of the population, 500 Sudanese pounds (nine dollars at the official rate, or just over two dollars on the black market) per person per month for a year,