Sudan’s political process would continue without JEM, SLM-MM: Arman

Yasir Arman a leading figure of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) said they would not negotiate with the Democratic Bloc if the Darfur groups refuse to join the framework agreement individually.The Sudan Liberation Movement of Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) refuse to join the framework agreement calling to open it for negotiation with an alliance they recently forged with other political groups.In an…

Sudan’s political process would continue without JEM, SLM-MM: Arman

Yasir Arman a leading figure of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) said they would not negotiate with the Democratic Bloc if the Darfur groups refuse to join the framework agreement individually.The Sudan Liberation Movement of Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) refuse to join the framework agreement calling to open it for negotiation with an alliance they recently forged with other political groups.In an…

‘Disappointing’ stalemate as Sudan teachers’ strike continues

The Sudanese Teachers Committee (STC) decided to continue with the comprehensive strike and closure of schools for a period of three weeks, from January 8 until January 28. In a press statement on Friday, the Teachers Strike Committee also stated they met with Jibril Ibrahim*, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, to discuss their demands the day before.“The outcome [of the meeting] was disappointing and reflects the disregard of the…

Students resist Sudan university fee increase

Students from the University of Khartoum closed El Jami’a Street (University Street) on Monday, to protest the refusal of the university administration and the Ministry of Higher Education to back down from the tuition fee increase.University administration reportedly issued a decision to investigate four students for their involvement in the demonstration against the recent tuition price hike.The street closure comes a week after the failed joint meeting called for by…

Students resist Sudan university fee increase

Students from the University of Khartoum closed El Jami’a Street (University Street) on Monday, to protest the refusal of the university administration and the Ministry of Higher Education to back down from the tuition fee increase.University administration reportedly issued a decision to investigate four students for their involvement in the demonstration against the recent tuition price hike.The street closure comes a week after the failed joint meeting called for by…

Sudan teachers’ strikes to continue this week

The Sudan Teachers' Strike Committee announced that the general strike of schoolteachers will continue this week, after having embarked on strikes last month. Authorities try to break the strikes in various ways.All state schools in the country will remain closed until Thursday, strike committee member Duriya Babiker told Radio Dabanga.She reported “a wide response among teachers at state schools in the country, at a [participation] rate of almost 100 per…
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