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Month after Bashir Ouster, Sudan Far from Civilian Rule

One month after ousting veteran president Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's military rulers show no sign of handing power to a civilian administration and talks with protest leaders remain deadlocked.

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Cash Crisis Tops Sudan's Economic Woes

Women queue for hours under scorching sun in the hope of withdrawing cash from an ATM in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.

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Protesters Slam Sudan State Media for Coverage Blackout

Grasping an empty plastic bottle that stands in for a microphone, young Sudanese protester Abu Bakr Marghani pretends to be a journalist interviewing demonstrators at Khartoum's sit-in outside the army complex.

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At Khartoum Sit-In, Protesters Dream of a New Sudan

They brave the sweltering summer heat and the accompanying dust to pursue their dream: building a new Sudan.

While some protesters at a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters dare to hope for democracy, others say they will be content just to secure a prosperous future.

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Sudan Army Rulers, Protest Leaders Differ on Joint Council Make-Up

Sudan's army rulers and protest leaders on Monday offered differing visions for a joint council, but a military spokesman said he hoped a final structure for the body could be agreed soon.

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Symbol of Sudan Protest Movement Pushes for Further Change

Sudanese student Alaa Salah emerged as a singing symbol of the protest movement that toppled leader Omar al-Bashir, and now insists she will keep demonstrating until civilian rule is secured. 

The 22-year-old engineering and architecture undergraduate shot to prominence when a picture of her in a white robe leading chanting crowds from atop a car in Khartoum went viral on social media.

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Sudanese Face Uphill Climb in Unfinished Revolution

The Sudanese Professionals Association, which led months of protests that eventually forced one of Africa's longest-ruling leaders from power, says its revolution is far from over.

The umbrella group of unions succeeded where war and sanctions failed — in ending President Omar al-Bashir's three-decade rule. This week the protesters scored another victory by forcing three figures seen as too close to the ousted regime to resign from the military council that assumed power after overthrowing al-Bashir on April 11.

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Sudan: From Bashir's Ouster to Demand for Civil Rule

Anti-government protests that erupted in Sudan more than four months ago have led to the ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir and evolved into a push for civilian rule.

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Sudan Military Chiefs Resign as Deal Struck with Protestors

Three members of Sudan's ruling military council resigned Wednesday after it said it reached "agreement on most demands" with protest leaders who have called for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.

The 10-member military council had invited the protest leaders for a meeting after the leaders suspended talks with the army rulers on Sunday.

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Sudan Military Rulers Invite protest Leaders for Talks

Sudan's ruling military council said Wednesday it has invited protest leaders for talks later in the day, as demonstrators continued to demand that it cede power to a civilian government.

"The military council invites the leaders of the Alliance for Freedom and Change to a meeting at the presidential palace this evening," a statement from the military body said.

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