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We have started to collect the most important news related to Sudan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Shrouded in shame

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 23:28

Journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at why the #MeToo hashtag was not widely used in Sudan.
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Travel ban

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:38
related countries: Chad Chad, United States United States

Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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UN: Over one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Friday, August 18th 2017, 12:03
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million.
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Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 'big and beautiful' pills for women

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 23:32

In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.
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'Brothers, not strangers'

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 0:24
related countries: Uganda Uganda

How a 61-year-old farmer embodies Uganda's welcoming attitude to South Sudanese refugees.
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Never give up

Monday, June 19th 2017, 23:41
related countries: United States United States

Mari Malek came to the US as a child refugee. Now she uses her supermodel status to advocate for children affected by war in South Sudan.
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'Cholera cover-up'

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 1:37

In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir criticises the Sudanese government's failure to get to grips with a cholera pandemic.
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South Sudan soldiers on trial over rape of aid workers

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 13:28
related places: Juba

Thirteen South Sudanese soldiers go on trial over the alleged rape of foreign aid workers in Juba last July.
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'Our pyramids are bigger'

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 0:19

Why a bitter row has broken out between Egyptians and Sudanese on social media.
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Sudan's Bashir asked to Saudi summit with Trump despite ICC charges

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 14:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Bashir

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who is accused of genocide, will attend summit with Donald Trump.
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Why does this rhino have 24-hour security?

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 11:25

Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.
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River of life

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 0:11

Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
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Uncensored poets

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 1:14

In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
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A mother's grief

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 15:11
related places: Yei

The South Sudanese city of Yei, once spared by the civil war, is now the theatre of ethnic atrocities.
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Global pariah

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 0:52
related countries: United States United States

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.
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Obama signs order to ease sanctions against Sudan

Friday, January 13th 2017, 16:13
related countries: United States United States

The White House says the move recognises apparent progress on terrorism and humanitarian access.
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Dodging the law?

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 18:00
related countries: United States United States

A Sudanese diplomat has avoided charges of alleged sexual abuse in the US by claiming diplomatic immunity - not the first envoy to do so.
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Why have streets in Sudan's capital been deserted?

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 11:49
related places: Khartoum

Some streets in Sudan's capital Khartoum have been empty as people protest about rising prices by staying at home. A school teacher sent the BBC this message.
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Painting for peace

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 0:31

After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
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Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 7:08

The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
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South Sudan conflict: Riek Machar in Khartoum for 'medical treatment'

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016, 17:51
related places: Khartoum

Riek Machar, who was sacked as South Sudan's vice-president last month, is in Sudan to receive "urgent medical attention", state media report.
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Model mission

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 23:43

South Sudanese supermodel’s quest to build bridges between two worlds.
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Team Refugee: The refugee camp runners aiming for Rio Olympics

Monday, July 25th 2016, 18:39

The remarkable story of two refugees from Sudan aiming to make Olympic history.
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South Sudan conflict: Artists sing for peace

Monday, July 25th 2016, 16:28

A group of South Sudanese artists release a song warning about the revenge culture in the country which has led to hundreds being killed and thousands displaced.
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Five years of South Sudan

Friday, July 8th 2016, 17:16

There were euphoric scenes when South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 following years of war.
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People-smuggling 'kingpin' extradited

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 13:33
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Italy Italy

An Eritrean man thought to be at the heart of the operation to smuggle migrants from Africa to Europe is extradited from Sudan to Italy, prosecutors say.
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Abducted Ethiopian children 'freed'

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 9:41
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

At least 19 of more than 100 Ethiopian children held captive by an armed South Sudanese group for nearly a month are freed, Ethiopian state media reports.
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Over-age Canadian basketball player held

Friday, April 29th 2016, 22:09
related countries: Canada Canada

A South Sudanese immigrant and prominent high school basketball player in Canada has been arrested after the revelation that his age may be closer to 29 and not 17, officials say.
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'We want peace - and ice cream'

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 15:18

What South Sudanese want now that war has ended
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Darfur votes to retain state system

Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 14:16

Sudan's western region of Darfur has voted to retain its current administrative status, the electoral commission says.
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Darfur votes on political future

Monday, April 11th 2016, 8:55

The western Sudanese region of Darfur is voting on its administrative status, 13 years after the start of a conflict which has left 300,000 dead.
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Sudan's Bashir in defiant form on tour of Darfur region

Saturday, April 9th 2016, 0:37
related places: Bashir

Sudan's president tours Darfur ahead of vote
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VIDEO: Sudan's Bashir 'to stand down in 2020'

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 4:19
related places: Bashir

In an exclusive interview with the BBC President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has said he will step down in 2020.
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Women raped 'as reward for fighters'

Friday, March 11th 2016, 18:19

Militias allied to the South Sudanese army have been allowed to rape women in lieu of wages while fighting rebels, a UN report says.
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Sudanese opposition leader Turabi dies

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 17:20

Islamist politician Hassan al-Turabi, one of the most divisive figures in Sudan's turbulent history, dies at the age of 84.
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US 'clock boy' meets Sudan leader

Friday, October 16th 2015, 13:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bashir

The 14-year-old American who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school has met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
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South Sudan peace snub 'mind-boggling'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 13:05

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir's refusal to sign a deal to end an 18-month civil war was "mind-boggling", the chief mediator says.
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