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Sudan's president from 1969 to 1985 was known as “Sartana”, the hero of a series of Italian-made Westerns, dismissively known as spaghetti ... His demotion from spy chief to presidential advisor for security affairs and eventually his public humiliation as coup plot suspect and inmate was in part the product ...
Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir, President of Sudan, has ruled for 28 years. Becoming President in 1989 as a result of a military coup, which ousted a democratically-elected government, al-Bashir has been accused of major corruption during his tenure, looting the wealth of his country. US diplomatic cables ...

More than 300 child soldiers have been released in South Sudan's war-torn region of Yambio under a programme to help reintegrate them into ... But little more than two years later, conflict erupted again when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy and political rival Riek Machar of planning a coup.
But little more than two years later, conflict erupted again when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy and political rival Riek Machar of planning a coup. As the violence rapidly spread among the ethnically diverse nation, the UN opened its gates to take in thousands of terrified civilians, frightened ...
Bashir, who has been in power since 1989 following a military coup, is wanted by the International Criminal Court in The Hague for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Some of the asylum seekers sent back to his country were subsequently tortured, says The Washington Post. Francken is a leading ...
In 1985, Gajaak Nuer were mass massacred by the Sudan People Liberation Movement and Army (SPLM/A) led late Colonel Dr John Garang de Mabior. Thousands of Gajaak Nuer civilians were killed following a similar merciless lust to kill or taking a human life at will without any ground as in 2013.

I miss the massive adrenaline rush of covering a coup, having had the raw luck of being on the ground to cover the toppling of Jaafar Nimeiri in Sudan and Milton ... I reported for the Voice of America, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Christian Science Monitor from Nairobi from early 1985 until I was ...
The corruption of those regional leaders resulted in their collaboration with President Salva Kiir and Taban Deng Gai against the interested of the south Sudanese for peace, justices and democracy and in this regards, the July 2016 coup staged against the person of Dr Riek Machar is contrived of Salva Kiir ...
However, in an investigation published earlier this year, Lauren Chadwick of the Center for Public Integrity found that, according to official US government documents, at least 17 high-ranking foreigners—including five generals—trained through IMET between 1985 and 2010 were later accused and in ...
The coup was pulled off by officers affiliated with right-wing quasi-Islamic groups, the Ansar and the Khatimiyya (a Sufi order in Sudan). But the political .... In 1985, as protests against the regime grew and became violent, Nimeiry flew out to the US for a meeting with his main supporter, President Reagan.
Ironically, the regime of Marshall Gaafar Muhammad an-Nimeiry the President of Sudan from 1969 to 1985 has changed his socialist ideology after the failed military coup attempt of Hashem al- Atta, proclaimed himself Imam of the Muslims, brought in the National Islamic Front (NIF) as his ally, and issued ...
Sudan gains independence from British and Egyptian rule, forming one united country despite a civil war between north and south that began in 1955 and continues for 17 years. Here ... The military overthrows the government in a bloodless coup, and promises reforms that fail to materialise. Military chief ...
Sudan's president from 1969 to 1985 was known as “Sartana”, the hero of a series of Italian-made Westerns, dismissively known as spaghetti ... His demotion from spy chief to presidential advisor for security affairs and eventually his public humiliation as coup plot suspect and inmate was in part the product ...
Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir, President of Sudan, has ruled for 28 years. Becoming President in 1989 as a result of a military coup, which ousted a democratically-elected government, al-Bashir has been accused of major corruption during his tenure, looting the wealth of his country. US diplomatic cables ...
They further criticised the silence of the mediation over the arrest of the opposition leaders and even its decision to hold a meeting for the Two Areas only with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu. The African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) ...
So, so the people are fleeing this coup and the violent aftermath of it and how did they end up going to Guantanamo? NR: So, they were interdicted by the ... YA: Remember, between 1985 and 1990, 334,000 Salvadorians migrated the United States due to the war. A lot of the claims, the asylum claims of ...
Salih, until Sunday a lawmaker for the ruling National Congress Party, worked on and off for NISS since the 1989 coup that brought Bashir to power, according to Sudanese media. As its chief, he was credited with building NISS into one of the most powerful security agencies of Bashir's regime before his ...

I miss the massive adrenaline rush of covering a coup, having had the raw luck of being on the ground to cover the toppling of Jaafar Nimeiri in Sudan and Milton ... I reported for the Voice of America, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Christian Science Monitor from Nairobi from early 1985 until I was ...
The corruption of those regional leaders resulted in their collaboration with President Salva Kiir and Taban Deng Gai against the interested of the south Sudanese for peace, justices and democracy and in this regards, the July 2016 coup staged against the person of Dr Riek Machar is contrived of Salva Kiir ...
It is noteworthy that the challenges that have recently gripped the nation; to wit, insinuations of marginalisation of some sections of the country, allegations of nepotism and dithering procrastination by the government have caused a resurrection of those issues that the coup plotters claimed compelled them ...
Among the executed was her husband. Ibrahim spent the next few years either under house arrest or in jail, and was only allowed freedom of movement after Nimeiri was overthrown in 1985. Her freedom from harassment was shortlived. In 1989, another coup by Omar al-Bashir installed a hardline Islamic ...
However, in an investigation published earlier this year, Lauren Chadwick of the Center for Public Integrity found that, according to official US government documents, at least 17 high-ranking foreigners—including five generals—trained through IMET between 1985 and 2010 were later accused and in ...
The coup was pulled off by officers affiliated with right-wing quasi-Islamic groups, the Ansar and the Khatimiyya (a Sufi order in Sudan). But the political .... In 1985, as protests against the regime grew and became violent, Nimeiry flew out to the US for a meeting with his main supporter, President Reagan.
The UN has already officially declared a full-fledged famine in parts of South Sudan and warned that the other three countries will suffer mass death from food and water shortages if ... It was part of an effort to raise money to fight a famine that killed a million people in Ethiopia between 1983 and 1985.
Ironically, the regime of Marshall Gaafar Muhammad an-Nimeiry the President of Sudan from 1969 to 1985 has changed his socialist ideology after the failed military coup attempt of Hashem al- Atta, proclaimed himself Imam of the Muslims, brought in the National Islamic Front (NIF) as his ally, and issued ...
Sudan gains independence from British and Egyptian rule, forming one united country despite a civil war between north and south that began in 1955 and continues for 17 years. Here ... The military overthrows the government in a bloodless coup, and promises reforms that fail to materialise. Military chief ...
And I have heard repeatedly as I've visited the Sudan and Burundian rule Wanda those nations that borders Zimbabwe. On that Robert Mugabe is ... To 1985 electoral mania and she knew what I associates. Was one of the Willis west ... You know in the police say a bloodless coup. Bloodless and the police ...
Just less than 4 years ago South Sudan was given independence thru a .... It was not hate behavior when your buhari as then head of state in 1985 instead of ... the January 1966 coup of that year was dubbed "an Igbo Coup".
The Sudanese feminist and political activist Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, who has died aged 88 ... The same year, a coup led by Jaafar Nimeiri toppled the ... only allowed freedom of movement after Nimeiri was overthrown in 1985.
... including five generals — trained through IMET between 1985 and 2010 were later ... Yet the list of U.S.-trained coup-makers — from Isaac Zida of .... from Mali to South Sudan, Libya to the Philippines — have been plagued ...
The Pentagon Has a Small Coup Problem .... five generals—trained through IMET between 1985 and 2010 were later accused and in .... other nations—from Mali to South Sudan, Libya to the Philippines—have been plagued ...
In the post-independence Sudan, the sloganeering of al-tahreer qabl ..... in 1964 and 1985 were mass movements by the Sudanese multitude, and the ... to try the plotters sentenced the coup leaders to death and others were ...
There have been around 13 military coup attempts, three of them were successful in 1964, 1985 and 1989. The country has survived three major civil wars but ...
At first, a social media campaign calling on Sudanese people to participate in ... would force Bashir, who took power in a 1989 military coup, to step down. ... of success, Naji points to Sudan's 1964 and 1985 revolutions, when ...
The beating heart of Islam in black Africa, Sudan is cut off from Western ... by an Islamist coup in 1985, which brought the current leadership circles to power.
Sudan gains independence from British and Egyptian rule, forming one ... The military overthrows the government in a bloodless coup, and ...
This was July 1985. Luckily ... My relatives later traced the body to have been buried near the Sudan-Uganda border, at a place known as Atiak. One of ... That day, there was a meeting of some coup plotters at the inn. During ...
Or to put everything aside to write 3,000 words on Sherpas, on Sudanese fiction, on Isabel Colegate's book about hermits (it was Bob who tweaked the reference to St. Jerome)?
Furthermore, the Sudanese political parties failed to wrestle power from the army when the latter was at the helm of Government, judging by a number of botched coups from within and without. The two popular uprisings that took place in 1964 and 1985 ...
... and droll portrait of the Middle East seen through the eyes of a little boy. After you've finished this, the second, The Arab of the Future 2: 1984-1985, awaits. ... I first read Bilal, the pseudonym of Jamal Mahjoub, who was born in London and ...
Editor's note: The former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has addressed the issues surrounding the administrations of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Trump also reached out to an unlikely ally, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, an Egyptian general who seized power in a military coup in July 2013.
Trump's executive order - which blocks nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days - is facing numerous lawsuits from civil rights groups who contend that it discriminates against Muslims, violates another provision ...
Jammeh, as a 29 year old army lieutenant took over power in a coup d'etat in 1994 and was elected president in 1996. Subsequently, he has been re-elected four times.
Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday.
Jammeh, as a 29-year-old army lieutenant, took over power in a coup d'etat in 1994 and was elected president in 1996. Subsequently, he has ... In April that year President Omar Al Bashir of Sudan won by 94 percent in a poll that was largely boycotted ...
Unfortunately, Nkrumah was overthrown in a CIA-organised coup and part of the coup plotters mandate was to expel all African liberation fighters taking refuge in Ghana.
Unfortunately, Nkrumah was overthrown in a CIA-organised coup and part of the coup plotters mandate was to expel all African liberation fighters taking refuge in Ghana.
The team, made up mostly of players from the victorious U-17 team of 2015, couldn't qualify for the tournament after being knocked out by Sudan 4-3 on aggregate. Getting their financial entitlements thereafter became a big tussle. "We had a ... For ...
Born to a peasant family in what was then French Sudan in 1935 or 1936, he left his shepherding duties at the age of 10 to study at a colonial school at which he was one of very few non-white students.


 

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