Footage from the heart of the revolution all contained one thing in common: the familiar beat of music. Sudanese music has always been heavily laden with political rhetoric.
A MILITARY coup d’etat in Sudan has ended Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule. This is the sixth coup the country’s military have led since independence in 1956. The military were pressured into the coup by the country’s third major civilian uprising. Historically, the two most famous uprisings were the October Revolution of 1964, which ushered out Sudan’s first military regime, and …
An eyewitness says this time he believes “the government is in trouble”.
Sudan pays $40,000 a month to American lobbyist Squire Patton Boggs mainly to help make the case against sanctions.
The Sudanese leader pledged in February last year that he would step down in 2020, but similar pledges were made in 2010 and 2014 – and he went back on his word.
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