Khartoum News

Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Protest organisers have called for a march on the presidential palace in the capital Khartoum on Thursday, along with simultaneous demonstrations in several other cities.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

On January 7, supporters of Bashir had held a rally backing him in Kassala, the first such pro-government rally which was followed days later by another in the capital Khartoum.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

#ZimbabweShutdown: What Mnangagwa should have done instead of doubling petrol price

In the past few weeks, demonstrators have taken to the streets of Khartoum and Omdurman to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s removal of subsidies that have long kept bread and fuel affordable.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Hundreds join demonstration in poor district of Sudan's capital

A tear gas canister fired to disperse Sudanese demonstrators, during anti-government protests in the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan January 15, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

[OPINION] Steps Mnangagwa should take instead of fiddling with petrol price

In the past few weeks, demonstrators have taken to the streets of Khartoum and Omdurman to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s removal of subsidies that have long kept bread and fuel affordable.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital: witnesses

Men and women had gathered in Khartoum's southern business district of El-Kalakla, the witnesses said, but they were quickly confronted by riot police with tear gas.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Protesters also staged a demonstration in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum across the Nile, but it ended swiftly.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 15, 2019

Sudan's Bashir defiant in face of weeks of unrest

His ruling Popular Congress Party has nominated him to run for another term in office next year Police on Monday detained at least 18 journalists, mostly from the independent Khartoum daily al-Jareeda.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Sudanese authorities arrest 28 journalists

“The journalists had organised a sit-in in front of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in Khartoum to protest the repeated confiscation of Al-Jareeda in the past weeks, however the security have arrested 28 of them and we don’t know their whereabouts so far,” said Mr Brkia.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

Men and women had gathered in Khartoum's southern business district of El-Kalakla, the witnesses said, but they were quickly confronted by riot police with tear gas.

EWN , South Africa Jan 14, 2019