Port Sudan blockade forces Khartoum to parley with Sayed Tirik

A man stands opposite the modern port at the harbour in Port Sudan.
A man stands opposite the modern port at the harbour in Port Sudan. © Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters
Supporters of Sayed Tirik have been blocking roads linking Sudan's main port to Khartoum, which has enabled the tribal leader to throw his weight around in national politics. [...] (625 words)
Issue dated 18/10/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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