Category: Politics

Can political Islam make it in post-revolution Sudan?

The 30-year authoritarian rule by the Islamist National Congress Party (NCP) came to an end in April 2019. While Islamists are still active in the military, the security and the civil service, their political future and chances to ascend to power again are uncertain.

Sudan’s ‘Great December’

December 2018, marks the beginning of a national uprising in Sudan that led to the fall of the National Congress Party’s (NCP) regime and its long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir. Therefore, the Sudanese should remember the month as the ‘Great December’, comments Hassan Faroug.

Sudan’s deep state: reality or pretence?

In April 2018, the Sudanese people ousted their long-ruling, ageing autocrat Omar al-Bashir – a victory of people from all walks of life. However, Sudan’s post-Bashir transformation seems stifled by, as some argue, enduring networks of power and counter-revolutionary forces.

The cradle of Sudan’s revolution

In December 2018, residents of Atbara sparked a national uprising that toppled long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir almost four months later. On the first anniversary of the Sudanese revolution, AlAdwaa.Online visited the city to speak with three people about the early days of protests in Atbara.

Sudan’s revolution one year on

In December 2018 massive nationwide protests swept Sudan as anger over bread prices and a crippling economy grew into a revolution for freedom, peace and justice. A lot has been achieved since then, but several crucial issues are yet to be resolved.

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