Sudan faced with turning militia ragbag into genuine army as it sheds its pariah status

Members of the Rapid Support Forces, 2019.
Members of the Rapid Support Forces, 2019. © Mohamed Nureldin/Reuters
The lifting of US sanctions on Sudan will open the way to bilateral cooperation, not least in the military domain. And time is of the essence: despite the peace deal, there is friction between the various militia groups that will make up the future Sudanese army. [...] (619 words)
Issue dated 30/10/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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