Hamdok under pressure to do away with debt
The prime minister's recent visits to Cairo and Riyadh were in part intended to enable Sudan to move forward on its debt. At a time when the country's finances are at their worst, Khartoum is grappling with the opposing forces of citizens' discontent and external pressure to carry out unpopular reforms. [...]
Beshir's archives become bartering tool for Khartoum's new leaders
As Israel and Egypt quickly cosy up to Khartoum, they are both making separate efforts to access the archives of the National Intelligence and Security Service, which under ex-president Omar al-Bashir backed a range of Islamist groups. [...]
Will Sudan's lost legions return to Darfur from Libya and Yemen?
The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. [...]
Balance of power in Khartoum swings to Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Riyadh axis
Building on the meeting organised on 17 May by the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy, on 21 June Berlin will host diplomats from the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority [. [...]