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Population: 40.53 mn.
GDP: $117.49 bn.
Debt: $21.75 bn.

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Burhan lets the Islamists back in

Shorn of political alternatives and determined to remain in power, the junta is falling back on Islamists of all stripes to shore up the regime

Six months after the Sudanese military seized power again, a new reality is taking shape for the junta. Whether it was always part of the military's aims, or simply a consequence o...


Unloved Hemeti under pressure

The junta's second-in-command's parallel armed forces and business interests give him muscle but win him few friends

General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti', number two in Sudan's ruling Sovereign Council, is under pressure from all sides, as his relations deteriorate with the military, increasing...

The junta runs out of bread and road

General Hemeti's trip to Moscow seems to have produced little more than a spate of reports about Khartoum's gold smuggling

Spiralling wheat prices and the crashing Sudanese pound are firing up still more determined protests against the military regime, testing the unity of the junta's component parts, ...


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 ...

A praetorian transition

The battle between the generals and the resistance committees is intensifying after the exit of Prime Minister Hamdok

The resignation of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on 2 January ended the transition to civil rule and elections as defined in the August 2019 agreement. But it has clarified the pol...

The junta seeks immunity

As they try to dominate the mooted transition, the ruling generals want to avoid prosecution for attacks on civilians

General Abdel Fattah al Burhan, the army chief and leader of a 25 October coup, is keen to keep the immunity from prosecution conferred on him as the country's de facto chief of st...

Hamdok wavers as his isolation grows

The prime minister's position looks increasingly untenable as reformers distance themselves from the deal with the generals

Having lost the support of the street and the main opposition groupings, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok faces some stark choices: appoint the ministers of his choice, triggering a c...

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