Egypt Opposition Urges ‘No’ Vote to Extend President’s Term

A coalition of opposition political parties Thursday called on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

The Civil Democratic Movement, which includes liberal and left-leaning parties, held a …

Sudan: Population & Operational Update: South Sudanese Refugee Response (1 – 31 March 2019)

Over 100,000 refugees in White Nile State were employed in 2018 harvest, according to recent assessment.

Steady rate of new arrivals continued in 2019 so far.

New multi-purpose cash assistance programme initiated in for refugees in East Darfur.

2,582 New …

Sudan’s Military Rulers Fire Top Chief Prosecutor, Aides

Sudan’s ruling military council says it has fired the country’s top prosecutor days after the military ousted autocratic president Omar al-Bashir.

Tuesday’s statement by the council says its head, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, dismissed general prosecutor Omar Abdel-Salam and two of …

Kuajok: One teacher on a mission to achieve equal enrolment for girls and boys at an UNMISS-supported school

Excited little voices chant welcome messages as the head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) arrives at Mayen Gumel Primary School, located in the town of Kuajok, in north-western South Sudan.

Some have those messages written on little …

US urges Sudan army to bring civilians into government

The United States on Thursday urged Sudan’s army to bring civilians into government after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, saying an announced two-year timeline was too long.

Washington calls on transitional authorities to exercise restraint and to allow space for …

US urges Sudan army to bring civilians into government

The United States on Thursday urged Sudan’s army to bring civilians into government after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, saying an announced two-year timeline was too long.

Washington calls on transitional authorities to exercise restraint and to allow space for …

Sudan state TV says army to make ‘important statement soon’

Sudan state television said on Thursday that the armed forces would make an important announcement soon, amid speculation that a coup attempt could be underway against President Omar al-Bashir following months of protests against his 30-year rule.

Sudan’s army deployed …