Umma News

In Sudan, no one is clear on what happens after al-Bashir

Traditional parties like the Umma and Democratic Union governed, but their failure to build a modern state and put the economy on solid footing paved the way for the next military takeover.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Protesters call on Sudan's President Bashir to step down

Many of those taking part came straight from the Al Syiad Abderhaman mosque, which is linked to the opposition Umma party.

The Star , Kenya Jan 4, 2019

Protesters call on Sudan's President Bashir to step down

Many of those taking part came straight from the Al Syiad Abderhaman mosque, which is linked to the opposition Umma party.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 4, 2019

Sudan's largest opposition bloc calls for Bashir to go

Nidaa al-Sudan comprises the Umma party of former Prime Minister Sadeq al-Mahdi and rebel groups in the western Kordofan and Darfur regions, and the Blue Nile region south of Khartoum.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 2, 2019

UPDATE: Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

The protest was called by the umbrella of independent professional unions and supported by the country's largest political parties, Umma and Democratic Unionist.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 26, 2018

Sudanese protesters call for fall of President Omar Al-Bashir

The two major opposition parties, Umma and the Democratic Unionist, joined by independent and professional unions, say they’ll once again march on the presidential palace on the banks of the Blue Nile in Khartoum on Wednesday.

EWN , South Africa Dec 25, 2018

Clashes as thousands march on presidential palace to demand that al-Bashir resign

The protest was called by an umbrella of independent professional unions and supported by the country's largest political parties, Umma and Democratic Unionist.

IOL , South Africa Dec 25, 2018

Sudan police disperse protesters with tear gas on sixth day of unrest

One of Sudan’s top opposition parties, Umma, backed the plans.

Reuters , Africa Dec 25, 2018

Riots continue in Sudan over bread price

In the capital’s twin city of Omdurman demonstrations calling for the fall of the government erupted after Friday prayers at a mosque frequented by followers of the Al-Ansar sect that is linked to Sudan’s main opposition group the Umma party.

EWN , South Africa Dec 21, 2018

Nine die in protest over bread price hike

“Six people were killed in al-Gadarif and three others were killed in Atbara,” Mohamed Zaki from the Umma party, said.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 21, 2018