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Vol 63 No 5

Published 3rd March 2022


Schisms in the junta are widening

General Burhan's alliance with a powerful militia and rebels is unravelling as he faces coup plots and street protests

After seizing total power, the ruling generals are facing an increasingly determined and resourceful civilian opposition and are struggling to keep rival armed factions on-side as the country's economy goes into freefall. Complicating matters is the mutual distrust trust between the junta leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and his deputy Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti'.

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