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Sudan

Sudan

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

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Jihadists from Mali in Darfur

The arrival of the latest batch of foreign fighters complicates Khartoum’s tactical options

The Khartoum regime’s ties with Islamists in the region are under scrutiny again following the arrival in Darfur of jihadists retreating from the French military campaign in northe...


Losing ground at the AU

Despite the NCP’s intense efforts to court African governments, the African Union starts to pressure Khartoum

The growing seriousness of the disputes between the Khartoum and Juba governments was clear at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa when Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan con...


Khartoum in a corner

Pressure will mount on the ruling party as its political and military opponents reorganise and the economy weakens

Two pressing challenges – the failing economy and a more effective opposition – will confront the National Congress Party regime this year. There is no prospect of an economic upt...


Triangular relations

China may be a weapon which Khartoum and Juba use in their conflicts but oil interests lock all three parties into a triangular relationship

On 15 March, President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir sent a message of congratulations to China’s new President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang, who officially assumed power...


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Ali Mahmoud Abdul Rasul

Minister of Finance and National Economy, Sudan

Finance Minister Ali Mahmoud Abdul Rasul announced on 17 January that his National Congress Party government had secured a US$1.5 billion loan from the state-run China Development ...


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Awad Ahmed el Jaz

Petroleum Minister, Sudan

Awad Ahmed el Jaz is a stalwart of the National Congress Party (formerly National Islamic Front, NIF), Sudan’s ruling party since 1989. He has played a critical role in both the de...


Sadig calls for regime change

As pressure builds in Khartoum, the grand old man of the Umma Party tries to win back power

The Prime Minister that the National Islamic Front (NIF) overthrew in 1989, El Sadig el Sideeg el Mahdi, sees a chance to win back power as conflict deepens at the core of the Khar...


The new gold rush

Khartoum’s new gold mining operations may alleviate its worsening foreign exchange crisis but they will increase financial instability in the medium term. As the world gold price moves steadily upward, old workings are coming back to life. In Sudan, gold has been mined since the time of the Pharaohs, who shifted from silver and set the first international gold standard

Sudan’s economy is in a bad way since it lost 75% of its oil revenue in its quarrel with South Sudan. This week, it refused to implement September’s agreement to get oil flowing ag...


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