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General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Date of Birth: 1960
Place of Birth: Gandatu village, River Nile state, Sudan


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Hemeti's grand plan is stalemated

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 plan to subsume his paramilitary force under the command of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) within two years and to do so his fighters would capture General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and other senior military officers...

After the ousting of Beshir in 2019 Hemeti joined Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) head General Abdel Fattah al Burhan as part of the transition period...


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Abiy and Sisi agree to restart Nile dam talks

Prior to the war warmer relations between Abiy and Sudan Armed Forces leader Abdel Fattah al Burhan had sidelined Sisi in the negotiations over the dam but the political vacuum in Khartoum as the fighting rages has put an end to that (AC Vol 64 No 6 How El Sisi lost the cold war over water)...

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ICC to probe war crimes as conflict rages on

In the meantime small steps forward include a summit in Cairo attended by Sudan's neighbours and a phone call between army chief General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Kenya's President William Ruto at the weekend...

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Cacophony of peace missions take off in Addis Ababa

Unlike the Saudi Arabia and US talks in Jeddah the Addis meeting was attended by civilian activists and politicians who were in the power-sharing transitional government alongside the military before the 2021 coup led by General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Hemeti (AC Vol 62 No 22 General Al Burhan's power grab)...

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Reliving Darfur's tragic history 20 years on

It would have been easier to persuade the warring factions under Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Gen Hemeti to agree to a ceasefire in the region at that stage – a ceasefire in May and June in Darfur could have saved more lives than the shaky agreements reached in and around Khartoum (AC Vol 64 No 10 A war that hits everyone all at once & Vol 64 No 11 A ceasefire with monitors this time)...


Prigozhin tests Putin with an African putsch

Hemeti's RSF is reckoned to number around 100 000 while General Abdel Fattah al Burhan Commander of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) presides over about 200 000 soldiers and the air force...

Should the SAF prevail it is unthinkable that General Abdel Fattah al Burhan will offer any political or commercial accommodation to General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti'...


Forgotten but not gone

Other peace initiatives including those pushed by Saudi Arabia and the United States have also foundered and on 31 May all bets were off when Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan announced that he was withdrawing from peace talks in Jeddah...


A ceasefire with monitors this time

That was evident in a phone call by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to General Abdel Fattah al Burhan a few hours before the signing of the latest agreement...

Outsiders criticised her for failing to sanction Generals Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' but they said less on the Biden administration's other missteps...


A war that hits everyone all at once

Generals Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' had said they support a humanitarian ceasefire but have intensified the fighting over the past week (AC Vol 64 No 9 Regional states hold back for now)...


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