Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal (BBC)

Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing accord after all-night talks. It is a “historic moment” for the country, the deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council, Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo, is quoted as saying by…

Sudan military agrees to share power (BBC)

Sudan’s military leaders have reached an agreement with the opposition alliance to share power until elections can be held, mediators say. The two sides agreed to rotate control of the sovereign council – the top tier of power – for…

Sudanese businesses shut in strike against military rulers (BBC)

Sudanese workers are refusing to go to work in an attempt to pressurise the ruling military government to make way for civilian rule. The opposition called for a campaign of civil disobedience including a national strike, which began on Sunday.…

*AIT, Raypower FM still breaking broadcasting code, NBC laments (Punch) * Deputy Senate President: Pro-Buhari group, Southeast youths tip Kalu (Nation)

AIT, Raypower FM still breaking broadcasting code, NBC laments (Punch) The National Broadcasting Commission has said barely 24 hours after restoring the radio and television licences of Daar Communications Plc, its stations, Africa Independent Television and Raypower 100.5FM have begun…

African Union suspends Sudan (Guardian)

The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan, demanding a civilian-led transition authority to resolve a crisis which has claimed over 100 lives. “The AU Peace and Security Council has with immediate effect suspended the participation of the Republic of Sudan…

Sudan military agrees three-year transition (BBC)

Sudan’s military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) said the alliance would have two-thirds of the seats on a legislative council. However, the…

Sudan crisis: Clashes in Khartoum leave seven dead (BBC)

At least six Sudanese protesters and a member of the security forces have died in clashes in the capital, Khartoum. They were killed in gunfire at a sit-in outside military HQ where demonstrators are demanding full civilian government. Dozens have…

Mind boggling picture of ousted President Oumar el Bashir’s political prisoner goes viral

The picture of a decrepit political prisoner thoroughly emaciated and naked except for a cloth around his waist from Sudan has gone viral around the world. The prisoner was found in an underground prison in Omdurman, Sudan. Believed to be…

Sudan army rejects civilian majority in ruling council (BBC)

A top official in Sudan’s military council has told the BBC it will not allow civilians a majority on the supreme council set to rule the country during a transitional period. Lt Gen Salah Abdelkhalek said that the most they…

Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison (BBC)

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard. He is…

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