• In this file photo, a member of the Amhara Special Forces watches on at the border crossing with Eritrea where an Imperial Ethiopian flag waves, in Humera, Ethiopia, on November 22, 2020.  Picture: AFP

    Sudan sends more troops to Ethiopian border

    Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes, where Ethiopian farmers cultivate fertile land on territory claimed by Sudan.

  • 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

    US takes Sudan off sponsors of terror blacklist

    In response to the move, Sudan's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan - who doubles as the head of the Sovereign Council, the country's highest executive authority - offered his 'congratulations to the Sudanese people'.

  • 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,

  • FILE: Hundreds of Sudanese exiles have been streaming in from around the world since the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir in April 2019 after months of youth-led street demonstrations, to help rebuild Sudan as it emerges from three decades of autocratic rule. Picture: AFP

    Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

    "After the revolution... I thought it's the right time to come back... despite the luxury people enjoy in the West," said Mohamed, who now heads the Sudanese Mineral Resources Company's health and environment department.

  • FILE: Sudanese residents walk on sandbags to reach their houses along a flooded street in the capital Khartoum's southern neighbourhood of al-Kalakla, on 31 August 2020. Picture: AFP.

    Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods - UN

    According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan, nearly 166,000 dwellings were destroyed or damaged in the floodwaters that have swept the northeast African country since mid-July.

  • FILE: Abdalla Hamdok speaks after being sworn in as Sudan's interim prime minister in the capital Khartoum on 21 August 2019.  Picture: AFP

    US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

    Sudan is one of four nations listed as a state sponsor of terrorism by the United States, severely impeding investment as businesses worry of legal risks in dealing with the country.