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Vol 52 No 14

Published 8th July 2011


Sudan

Opposition hits the Embassy

Southern Independence is already affecting Northern Sudan. In an unprecedented scuffle with oppositionists inside the London Embassy, Presidential Assistant Nafi’e Ali Nafi’e was hit on the head by a chair on 6 July as Presidential Advisor Mustafa Osman Ismail looked on. After a pause, the blood-stained former security supremo continued to field questions but became increasingly angry and confused, an eye-witness told Africa Confidential, and an ambulance was later called.

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