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Population: 45.65m
GDP: $34.33bn
Debt: 155.3% GDP (2023 forecast)

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Political movement warns of civil war

The opposition FFC urges regional leaders to step up efforts to broker a ceasefire as the battle of attrition increases the prospect of the country's partition

The warning by the civilian political movement, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), that the formation of rival governments by warring militia groups could lead to Sudan's par...


Hemeti's grand plan is stalemated

After his putsch failed, the paramilitary leader has relaunched an ethnic war in Darfur as supply lines tighten

When the war of the generals broke out on 15 April, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti', the commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), had clear objectives: to thwart the pla...


ICC to probe war crimes as conflict rages on

Prosecutor tells UN the country risks repeating its 'miserable history' as neighbouring states step up efforts to find a peaceful solution

There are at least four regional and international initiatives to stop the fighting as reports emerge of a devastating wave of ethnic killings in Darfur but neither side in Sudan l...



Cacophony of peace missions take off in Addis Ababa

A regional bid to mediate between the warring generals proposes an East African force to protect civilians and aid convoys

When the IGAD Quartet (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan) met in Addis Ababa to mediate in Sudan's war of the generals on 10 July it started with the highest of ambitions – to...


Reliving Darfur's tragic history 20 years on

The floundering attempts at a ceasefire around Khartoum are ignoring the growing threat of regional conflagration in the west

As international attention flickered on the failing talks in Jeddah mediated by officials from Saudi Arabia and the United States, the war between Sudan's military factions has bee...


Civilians demand a key role as US-Saudi mediation falters

Riyadh's and Washington's peace efforts are ignoring the politics at the centre of this devastating war

Ceasefire talks between Sudan's warring generals sponsored by the United States and Saudi Arabia, are set to resume in this week, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday (6 June). This f...


A ceasefire with monitors this time

With back-up, the latest truce could open the door for a general return to Khartoum and the restart of civilian negotiations on the transition

The agreement of a short-term ceasefire and humanitarian arrangements in Jeddah on 21 May with monitoring capacity, after six failed such accords, may be a step forward despite the...

A war that hits everyone all at once

As the generals are deadlocked in battle, a humanitarian disaster is building with refugees fleeing for neighbouring countries

Prospects for a humanitarian ceasefire in Sudan have improved since the opening of talks between representatives of the warring factions open in Jeddah on 6 May, according to Unite...

How the generals blew up the transition

The outbreak of all-out war in Khartoum has produced an indelible conclusion – that the armed forces are incapable of governing the country

In full view of diplomats and international organisations in Khartoum, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) had been preparing for battle for several mon...


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