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Sudan

Sudan

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

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Hedging the Eagle and the Bear

Khartoum is hesitating over plans for a Russian naval base as it steers a delicate course between Washington and Moscow

As the United States' Afghanistan withdrawal signals a new isolationism, its competitors on the world stage are moving in the opposite direction. Russian plans to build a navy base...


Between money and the military

After negotiating a new round of credits, Khartoum’s respected prime minister warns that the old guard wants to derail the transition

The latest deal for debt relief and the signing of a US$2.5 billion credit with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are necessary but far from sufficient to keep the country's tr...

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Khartoum's fractious neighbours

The conflicts in Chad and Ethiopia are redrawing local and regional politics

Regional alignments have changed radically since the ousting of Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and the National Congress Party regime in April 2019 and its replacement by a transition...


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Dam solidarity in North Africa

The UN Security Council is likely to reject an effort by Tunisia to persuade it to intervene in the increasingly bitter regional dispute over Ethiopia's mega-dam 

In a rare outbreak of north African solidarity, Tunisia has called on the United Nations Security Council to finalise a binding agreement between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on the o...

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Transition under pressure

Prime Minister Hamdok is headed to Paris to negotiate a mammoth debt relief deal as economic hardship threatens stability

Struggling with one of the highest inflation rates in the world and a mountainous debt burden, Sudan saw a ray of light this week when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it...


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Border ructions escalate over Al Fashqa

Role of Egypt and UAE in region under scrutiny as Washington changes its posture

Like a game of three-dimensional chess, the revived border disputes between Addis Ababa and Khartoum about sovereignty over the fertile Al Fashqa area, have been layered on top of ...

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Abiy risks more war

Addis made a deal with Khartoum when it went to war in Tigray. Amhara nationalists could upset this delicate arrangement

Tension along the Ethiopia-Sudan border has risen sharply as Khartoum asserts itself and its territorial rights, threatening to force a once-minor border issue into a major confron...


Washington seals the deal

Splits over US pressure to normalise ties with Israel point to a fall-out between civilian politicians and the generals

The removal of Sudan from the United States's list of state sponsors of terrorism, confirmed on 14 December, could prove a lifeline to a country in the grip of severe economic cris...


Terms of re-engagement

Normalise relations with Israel and compensate the victims of Al Qaida terrorism was the straightforward message from United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to Sudan's Prim...


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