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The Future of Darfur: ‘RSF brutal, rapacious character will not change’ (Eric Reeves)

As the United States and the European Union have been hard at work rebuilding ties with Sudan, the situation in Darfur is not getting any better, far from it. A year ago, we reported in this post an article by Sudan expert Eric Reeves about the failed UN/African Union “hybrid” Mission...

Economic growth in Africa has not led to economic opportunity for Africans (Mo Ibrahim Foundation)

The 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is now online and it covers ten years’ worth of data from 2008-2017 inclusive for 54 African countries. The report by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals African governments have failed to translate economic growth into improved...

The Golden Laundromat: The conflict gold trade from eastern Congo to the United States and Europe (The Sentry)

We regularly mention The Sentry on the MagkaSama Project, an initiative of the Enough Project and Not On Our Watch. As you know, we supported several of the Enough Project campaigns over the years on topics we focus on such as conflict minerals and human rights. The Sentry publishes news...

UN expert Clement N. Voule calls on Tunisia to safeguard democratic gains

We support Tunisia and its people, you can read our news and articles on our dedicate page to the country: En Route To Tunisia. Since the popular uprising in Tunisia in 2011 (it strarted on December 2010) that protested against corruption, poverty, and political, tunisians overcame heavy...

The Discrimination Against Sudanese Students from Darfur in Sudanese Universities (Report)

As you know very well now, the life of Darfuri is very difficult in Darfur but it is also outside of the war-torned region. Radio Dabanga published a report by Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) exposing discrimination against Darfuri students at Sudan universities: Tales of the...

The impact of EU migration policies on central Saharan routes – By Clingendael

Clingendael – the Netherlands Institute of International Relations – is a leading think tank and academy on international affairs which aims to contribute to a secure, sustainable and just world. Earlier this month they published an online report on the effects of EU migration...

Elections in DR Congo: Delays and Red Flags – A report by The Sentry

The long-delayed elections in Congo (DRC) will take place on December, 2018. We posted many news about the upcoming DRC general election: in June, opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba was acquitted: International Criminal Court acquits DR Congo’s former vice president Bemba on appeal....

Sudanese refugees: From Darfur to Germany, through corruption and human trafficking

We regularly write about the controversal EU bilateral development cooperation with Sudan to stem African migration (read our articles here). Earlier this month, Sudan Tribune published an article: Sudan, EU vow further cooperation to combat illegal migration. We learn that Sudan’s...

South Sudan: Sanctions and arms embargo to give peace a chance?

South Sudan: Sanctions and arms embargo to give peace a chance?

In June, Salva Kiir and Riek Machar striked peace deal in Khartoum. We were hoping this agreement would forge lasting peace in the devastated country, while many people are wondering if the involvement of Sudan is a good sign. Dr Remember Miamingi writes about the Implications of Khartoum...

Putting the Interests of the Sudanese People First – By Esther Sprague (Sudan Unlimited)

Putting the Interests of the Sudanese People First – By Esther Sprague (Sudan Unlimited)

Esther Sprague, founder of Sudan Unlimited, posted a very interesting article we want to share with you, titled: The Demand for Real Change: Putting the Interests of the Sudanese People First. In her post she explains how the U.S. and Europe have championed the cause of the people of...




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