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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Disputes, disruptions and a new diplomatic order

Campaigners politicians and plotters have started the year with a flurry of activity: protests about electoral shenanigans in Congo-Kinshasa; demonstrations demanding the exit of Sudan's President Omer Hassan el Beshir; the governing Jubilee party in Kenya has started to splinter after top officials quit in protest at Vice-President William Ruto's plans to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta; and security forces killed two soldiers and arrested seven more after a failed putsch in Gabon...

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Peace maybe, prosperity no

It could also improve a reputation tarnished by its genocidal counter-insurgency campaign in Darfur which led it to jump-start peace efforts although it is now facing its own troubles as spreading unrest threatens President Omer el Beshir's control...


The people's spring against Beshir

Three weeks of opposition demonstrations across the country have left President Omer Hassan el Beshir much weakened and vulnerable to machinations in the National Congress Party regime and threats by his rivals in the military...


Moscow abhors a vacuum

Khartoum is hesitating we hear because a Russian presence in the region would anger France the United States which is considering lifting Sudan's designation as a sponsor of terrorism and Saudi Arabia on whose good will President Omer Hassan el Beshir also depends...


Deal or no deal?

The Khartoum round was driven by Sudanese President Omer el Beshir and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni who are the international players with most to gain from peace...


A seven-year hitch

It also allowed Sudan's President Omer Hassan el Beshir to present himself as a regional peacemaker...


Scuttle diplomacy

Yet he is experiencing increasing isolation something his current host President Omer Hassan el Beshir of Sudan has become a past master at overcoming...


Offensives and reshuffles

The proposal by Jean-Pierre Lacroix the United Nations head of Peacekeeping Operations on 11 June to halve the UN-African Union peacekeeping force to 4 050 soldiers over the next year could hardly have come at a better time for President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir...


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