Sudan’s Path of Hunger
By Eddie Thomas & Alex de Waal
Sudan’s food economy is broken and the generals in power have neither capability nor intent to mend it.
A generation of rural Sudanese have faced hunger even while the country exported food and urban dwellers enjoyed a diet centered on imported wheat. An inequitable social compact exploited the […]Continue Reading →
Testifying at the ICC
The prosecution of Ali Abd al-Rahma ‘Kushayb’ at the International Criminal Court opened earlier this month. It is the first case in which an alleged perpetrator of mass atrocities inflicted during the Darfur war in 2003-04 is facing international justice. Hopefully it will not be the last.
For the first time at an ICC trial, […]Continue Reading →
General al-Burhan: Illegitimate, Unpatriotic, Untrustworthy, and Not a Leader
The seizure of power by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Monday was a brazen usurpation of the constitutional order, a selfish effort to protect the privileges of the army, and a betrayal of a succession of promises he himself had made.
Al-Burhan’s action is a military coup, pure and simple: a power grab in defiance […]Continue Reading →
Elevating Voices in Sudan
The podcast series “African Voices, African Arguments” features African scholars, writers, policy makers and activists on issues of peace, justice and democracy, and is produced by World Peace Foundation and presented in partnership with African Arguments and
Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe & Sarah Detzner
This paper was produced as part of the Conflict Research Programme at the London School of Economics. Access the full report,
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed or intensified ‘remote’ forms of working. Like for much of the world’s population, the mobility of aid workers has become restricted and so have the possibilities of distributing material or in-kind aid. At the same time, humanitarian crises and the need for aid will increase; including not only include health […]Continue Reading →
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