On November 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an agreement to set up a naval base on the Red Sea coast in Sudan. Given the strategic geographical position of Sudan, Russia has more to gain than to lose.
On November 4 2020, Ethiopia started a conflict that has caused major disruptions in the population and the international community, leading to a humanitarian crisis. The world is shocked that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, started the conflict against the Tigray region.
Sudan has recently been added to the list of countries that prohibit female genital mutilation. This harmful practice is forbidden in different regions of the world, with annexed conventions which recognise it as violation of human rights.
Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdallah Hamdok, survived an assassination attempt in Khartoum this past 9th March. His convoy car was not affected, but the loud blast hit cars nearby, and the leader was able to escape, revealing that he is “safe and in shape”.
By Sonia Harim Since Sudan got free from Al-Bashir’s clutches last April, lots of things have changed, very fast. The …