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Authorities have imposed a nighttime curfew on the eastern city, whose port is the transit point for most of Sudan's foreign trade.

Peanut traders have been left stunned by a sudden decision from the Sudanese trade ministry to ban the export of raw peanuts.

<em>Khartoum</em> 'regrets' US advice against travel to Sudan

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Khartoum 'regrets' US advice against travel to Sudan

Sudan has complained to the US that it has not taken into account changes since the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir in its recent warnings against travel to the country

Bus crash in north Sudan kills at least 13

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Bus crash in north Sudan kills at least 13

A speeding truck crashed into a passenger bus in Dongola, northern Sudan, as heavy rains and flooding hit the region

UN, AU urge Darfur troop deployment to protect civilians

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UN, AU urge Darfur troop deployment to protect civilians

Sudanese authorities have been urged to deploy troops to the Darfur region on Tuesday, where a massacre of more than 60 people was reported just ...

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Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

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Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan's West Darfur, as the country's prime minister promised fresh ...

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Activists urge release of Palestinian preacher detained in Sudan

Activists say an image purportedly showing Palestinian preacher Mahmoud al-Hasanat at a pro-Bashir protest was not actually him, as calls for ...

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Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

"The militia that committed this crime is supported by the old regime," a rebel spokesman said, referring to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Sudan finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

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Sudan finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

It is the second mass grave discovered since former president Omar al-Bashir was overthrown last year.

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Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

Sudan says to devalue currency amid huge budget deficit

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Sudan says to devalue currency amid huge budget deficit

Finance Minister Hiba Mohammed said 'urgent measures' were necessary after state revenues dropped by 40 percent.

Ethiopia's Abiy praises 'historic' start to dam filling

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Ethiopia's Abiy praises 'historic' start to dam filling

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been a source of tension in the Nile River basin ever since Ethiopia broke ground on it in 2011.

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

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Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

Omar al-Bashir, ousted last year amid a popular uprising, and 27 others face trial over a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

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Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

Sudanese authorities said the water in the River Nile is starting to recede.

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Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty.

Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

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Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

"Sending Sudanese to fight in Libya as mercenaries is unacceptable," an RSF commander said.

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Dozens protest against Sudan religious reforms

Protesters took the streets of Khartoum after Muslim prayers Friday, carrying banners which read "No to secularism"

Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

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Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

Mediators described the discussions as the 'most important' component of the Sudan peace process.

Ethiopia says waters at dam 'natural' part of construction

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Ethiopia says waters at dam 'natural' part of construction

As water levels increase behind its mega-dam, Ethiopia insists it is natural.

Ethiopia begins filling Nile dam after deadlock with Egypt

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Ethiopia begins filling Nile dam after deadlock with Egypt

Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have failed to produce a deal over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

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