Tag: Sudan

Sudan’s Ancient Travel Paths

The ongoing violent conflict in Sudan has unexpectedly revitalised ancient travel routes, once pivotal in trade, now crucial for civilians navigating the turmoil and transporting their assets safely.

The Junction: Awaiting the Reunion

In the heart of Nairobi’s bustle, Sudanese journalist “A.B.” finds echoes of Omdurman, as the diaspora’s collective yearning for reunion grows amidst the scattered lives wrought by war. His daily odyssey through memories and newsfeeds is a stark reminder of the resilience required when home is a feeling, not just a place.

A Dream Interrupted by Conflict

In Sudan, the dreams of many university students, including Musab Khalil, a visually impaired student and father, have been continuously tested by political unrest, the COVID-19 pandemic, and recent war. Despite the relentless challenges, their resilience and hope shine through, even as the country’s educational sector grapples with unprecedented disruptions.

Elections in Sudan: hope and frustration

Sudan’s democratic transition drags on, with the general elections now scheduled for late 2023 or early 2024, although the transitional government’s term ends in 2022. Sudan’s political transition is in a precarious phase, with the country’s youth oscillating between hope and frustration.