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Vol 60 No 15

Published 26th July 2019


The Egypt model isn't working

As negotiations for the transition stretch out, activists are blocking plans for a born-again junta

Backed by money and guns from allies in the Gulf and Cairo, the ruling generals in Khartoum had hoped by now to have consolidated a new regime, complete with co-opted civilians, four months after the overthrow of President Omer el Beshir. After using the mass demonstrations as a pretext to topple a widely hated leader, they are trying to foster divisions among the civilian protestors to impose a born-again junta.

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