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5 Sudanese Muslim Activists You Need to Follow

Sudan is a country that, unlike others in Africa, has seen many changes of power in the past five years. From the insufferable 30-year rule of Omar Al-Bashir to overthrowing Ibn Auf in just two days, the Sudanese people have no fear in letting their voices be heard. For the past two years, the Sovereignty…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Coup In Sudan

Have you ever shared a déjà vu moment with someone? What about with almost 50 million people? Your answer is no, right? Well, you must be a non-Sudanese.  No, we do not have some weird, out-of-this-world telepathic connection, even though that would be cool, but we do all want three fundamental things: freedom, peace, and…

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Sudan’s Revolution: Here’s Why the Fight Isn’t Over

On December 19, 2018, demonstrations broke out all over Sudan. Initially, people were protesting the rising price of bread, an essential food item to many Sudanese, and astronomical increases in living costs. Living under al-Bashir’s rule for nearly three decades, the Sudanese people have been caught between two difficult choices: rise up and fight the…

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POEM: Our Revolution

In our revolution, We spill our blood Without any guarantee of an actual solution We are tired and stunned; Is this the life our Lord has given us? We shed our tears in vain, it seems There is nothing left to discuss, When blood is flowing in streams While people overseas, Write about us in…

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Dear Sudan, We Stand With You

Dear Sudan, The past few months, the world watched you roar with fire and fury.We know the road has been tough for you as you’ve been suffering at the hands of oppressive governments for quite some time. Pseudo leaders charged in and took your land, your homes, in the false name of hope.  Your people…

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Protests Erupt in Sudan Against Al Bashir’s Corrupt Government

This past April 6th, 2019 marked a historic day in Sudanese history. Thousands upon thousands of people took to the streets of Sudan to protest against the government and demand the world’s attention to the atrocities going on in the land of gold. Of all the people that joined the marches, two thirds of the…

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What Is the Uproar in Sudan All About?

Sudan has been in a state of unrest since December 19th, 2018, as the Sudanese people are protesting the worsening conditions in their country. The Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir, has been in power since a coup d’etat in 1989 and since then, the country has been in an economic downfall. Amidst a weakening currency (In…

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Disney’s First African Princess Will Be… White?

Disney finally decided to get its act together and introduce an African princess, but she will be… a white American? The announcement of the storyline for The Princess of North Sudan was met with heavy criticism online and in mass media. The story is said to be based on an American father who wanted to make his…

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12 Things Not To Do When Visiting Khartoum

As a life-long summertime visitor, and now permanent resident for over 2 months, I am a self-acclaimed expert on everything Khartoum and Sudan. I can maneuver my way around the Arabi Market and tell you which tea lady is the best on Nile Street. I can make a killer gurassa and mlah tagaliya and I…