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Vol 42 No 7

Published 6th April 2001


Sudan

Death knocks twice

In one week, Sudan has lost two leaders, one much loved and respected and one widely hated and feared. The contrast could not be greater between Yousif Kuwa Mekki, Governor of the liberated areas of the Nuba Mountains, and Ibrahim Shams el Din, one of the National Islamic Front hardcore since the days of its coup d'état in June 1989. Yet both were military men.

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