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Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protest organisers vow to oust President Omar al-Bashir

Organizers of anti-government demonstrations in Sudan have reiterated their determination to continue mobilizing people until they overthrow the regime, excluding any dialogue with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

South Sudan refugees fleeing to DR Congo

Thousands of people fleeing violence in South Sudan have crossed the border into northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said on Wednesday.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m for neither President Buhari nor Atiku Abubakar; I’m for Biafra-exit referendum

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that he is not working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election or former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in next Saturday’s election but he is in total support of a referendum for restoration of Biafra.

Sudan says it will free reporters detained during protests

Sudan says it will release all the journalists it detained for covering protests in recent weeks calling for the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir.
Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.

Cheers, fears as oil search resumes in the North

Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria’s anti-corruption president

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 on a wave of hope that he could defeat Boko Haram Islamists and turn around a country blighted by decades of corruption and poor governance.

Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted

The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya in late January that also involved French airstrikes.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan’s doctors union says 57 killed in recent protests

Sudan's Doctors Syndicate says the government crackdown on protests has left at least 57 dead, including three who died of torture, since they began in mid-December.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protesters rally against death of teacher

Sudanese protesters rallied after Friday prayers in an eastern town against the death in custody of a teacher arrested in connection with anti-government demonstrations sweeping the country, witnesses said.
Sudanese protesters take part in an anti-government demonstration in Khartoum on February 7, 2019. – Crowds of Sudanese protesters rallied on Thursday in downtown Khartoum in support of fellow comrades detained in weeks of protests against President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule, witnesses said. Today’s protests came after Bashir acknowledged that the country’s controversial public order law and worseing economic situation had angered the youths who were now taking to the streets. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan protesters rally in support of detained

Crowds of Sudanese protesters rallied Thursday in downtown Khartoum in support of fellow demonstrators detained in the weeks of rallies against President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule, witnesses said.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Omar al-Bashir: Controversial law, economic woes driving Sudan youths to protest

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday acknowledged that a controversial public order law and the country's deteriorating economic situation had fuelled anger among youths leading protests calling for him to step down.
Lam Akol, South Sudan’s head of the opposition Democratic Change group, addresses a news conference in his office in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, August 1, 2016. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Prominent opposition leader returns to South Sudan

A long-time critic of South Sudan President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Thursday to help speed up implementation of a peace deal that is running several months behind schedule.

Central Africa government inks peace deal with militias

The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups inked a new peace accord on Tuesday seeking to end years of fighting that have left thousands of people dead.

Economic demands of Sudanese protesters legitimate – premier

Sudan’s prime minister on Saturday appeared to soften the official stance on more than a month of anti-government protests, describing demonstrators’ calls for better living conditions as “legitimate”.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Teacher arrested after protests dies in detention

A Sudanese School Teacher died in detention after being arrested in connection with protests in the east of the Country, members of his family said on Saturday.
Qatar players celebrate winning the Asian Cup [Suhaib Salem-Reuters]

Qatar stun Japan to lift maiden Asian Cup title

Qatar has stunned four-time champions Japan 3-1 in the final of the AFC Asian Cup held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to lift its maiden title at the continental tournament.
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Facebook deletes 783 pages, accounts tied to Iran

Facebook said it has removed 783 accounts, pages and groups tied to Iran for engaging in what it called "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir mocks ‘WhatsApp protesters’

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has ridiculed his opponents' use of social media to organise recent protests against his rule.

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