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Sudan

Sudan

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

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Tactics but no strategy

Under pressure from internal divisions and fighting wars on three fronts, the ruling party is struggling to reinvent itself

Everyone welcomed the opening of the regime’s talks with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North in Ethiopia on 23 April. The ruling National Congress Party presents the talks...


'Cruel and inhumane'

Khartoum has reacted angrily to criticism of the cross-amputation of Adam el Muthna, 30, who had his right hand and left foot cut off last month after being convicted of armed robb...


Tap dancing

There is widespread optimism that oil will soon again flow from South Sudan to Sudan after a 14-month break since Juba turned off the tap. The two governments agreed on 12 March o...


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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