03 July 2012
Thousands joined protests in Sudan last weekend to counter official celebrations for the 23rd anniversary of president Omar al-Bashir's rule.
01 July 2012
Hundreds of Sudanese protesters marched though London on Saturday.
26 June 2012
Police used batons and tear gas to break up anti-government demonstrations in Sudan’s capital Khartoum last Saturday. Students have been demonstrating for weeks, but last weekend they were joined by sections of the urban poor.
01 November 2011
Hundreds of students demonstrated against poverty and inflation in eastern Sudan on Sunday and Monday of this week.
25 January 2011
A referendum has taken place in the south of the African country of Sudan to ask people whether they want to form a separate state.
25 March 2008
The Chinese crackdown in Tibet has raised the pitch of criticism of China’s government in the US. Calls for a boycott of the Olympics, originally in protest at China’s support for the Sudanese regime, are gaining strength.
08 January 2008
The US sees Kenya as a strategic ally in the "war on terror" particularly as it borders countries including Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The government has allowed military bases for both the US and Britain, as well as anchorage in Mombasa for naval vessels.