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East Sudan protests snarl trade, deepen economic woes

Urdu Point 20 Oct 2021
Port Sudan, Sudan, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Oct, 2021 ) .Hundreds of trucks packed with goods stand idle in Port Sudan, dozens of container ships lie anchored and untouched ... Roads to other provinces and the capital Khartoum have been cut, docks shuttered and even Port Sudan airport was closed for a time.
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Sudan's prime minister calls up crisis team after days of protests

Ghana Web 20 Oct 2021
Sudan's Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok has convened a crisis committee after days of anti-government protests. The committee's aim is to resolve the "most dangerous political crisis" seen in Sudan since the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019, Hamdok said on Monday evening following an emergency Cabinet meeting.
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives letter from Bahraini counterpart on bilateral relations

Arab News 20 Oct 2021
The message was delivered by the Saudi ambassador to Sudan and non-resident ambassador to South Sudan, Ali bin Hassan Jaafar, during a meeting with Kiir at the presidential palace in the capital, Juba.
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Police disperse Sudan pro-army rally outside PM's office

MENA FN 20 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) KHARTOUM – Police fired teargas on Monday at pro-army protesters in Sudan's capital Khartoum outside the office of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, officials said, on the ... .
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U.N. blames worst South Sudan floods since 1962 on climate change

Indian Express 20 Oct 2021
More than 700,000 people have been affected by flooding in South Sudan, the U.N ...The country is on the front line of the climate emergency, where the people are the collateral damage of a battle they did not pick,” Arafat Jamal, UNHCR representative in South Sudan, told a U.N. briefing in Geneva via video link from the capital, Juba.
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Can Sudan withstand threats to its democratic transition?

The New Arab 19 Oct 2021
Sudan’s democratic transition faces enduring threats following protests and a failed coup attempt, generating the country’s worst political crisis since its move towards a democratic transition two years ago ... "Recent events show the risks of Sudan reverting to authoritarianism".
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Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks duringa press conference in Khartoum, Sudan
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Sudan crisis: Pro-army demonstrators call for military rule in Khartoum as political tensions rise

The Independent 18 Oct 2021
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum this weekend to call for the dissolution of the joint military-civilian government, urging the army to take control of the country ... Sudan’s fragile transition to democracy was threatened earlier this ...
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5 things to know for October 18: Supply chain, Congress, coronavirus, China, Sudan

Henry Herald 18 Oct 2021
state congressional races ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5. Sudan. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Sudan's capital city of Khartoum this weekend calling for the military to seize power ... Now, protesters want General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, head of the armed forces and Sudan's joint military-civilian Sovereign Council, to initiate a coup and overthrow the government ... .
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Thousands rally in Sudan’s capital to demand military rule

The Guardian 17 Oct 2021
... vowing not to leave until the government is dissolved in a threat to Sudan’s transition to civilian rule.
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Hundreds protest in Sudan' s capital against government

MENA FN 17 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Hundreds of Sudanese protesters took to the streets Saturday demanding the dissolution of the transitional government, saying it had failed them economically and ... .
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Hundreds protest in Sudan's capital against govt

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
The protests came as Sudan's political scene reels from divisions among factions steering the country through a rocky transition following the April 2019 ouster of president Omar al-Bashir after mass protests against his rule.
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Sudan schools reduce classes due to bread shortage

Business Ghana 15 Oct 2021
Education authorities in Sudan's capital have cut working hours and reduced the number of lessons per day because of a shortage of bread.
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Egypt modelling agency hopes to ‘decolonise beauty standards’

The Arab Weekly 14 Oct 2021
Eldeeb forged an international career in European fashion capital Milan, where photographers told her she was “the first Egyptian model they had ever seen.” ... Adhar Makuac Abiem, a model from South Sudan, has long endured racial taunts and insults in the unforgiving streets of Egypt’s bustling capital Cairo.
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The Egyptian modeling agency ‘decolonizing beauty standards’

Arab News 14 Oct 2021
Eldeeb forged an international career in European fashion capital Milan, where photographers told her she was “the first Egyptian model they had ever seen.” ... Adhar Makuac Abiem, a model from South Sudan, has long endured racial taunts and insults in the unforgiving streets of Egypt’s bustling capital Cairo.
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