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Opinion: US should bring Sudan in from the cold

The US should not impose onerous conditions on Sudan as a price for its re-entry into the international community but welcome back a country whose people are hungry for change, says David Thomas

Since last year’s revolutionary overthrow of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s brutal president of 30 years, the country has gradually attempted to move away from its troubled past under a civilian-military transitional government.…

Sudan’s gold: Hemedti’s untold power

The power of Mohamed “Hemedti” Hamdan Dagolo, who has led the violent suppression of demonstrators in Sudan, is based not only on leadership of a militia but also his control of valuable gold resources.

Demographic change brings down Africa’s veterans

Massive protests by the youthful populations of Algeria and Sudan have led to the downfalls of their ageing rulers, but fundamental reforms are still required in both countries

For millions of young citizens in Sudan and Algeria, the decades-long rule of presidents Omar al-Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika was all they ever knew.…