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19 May, 2019
KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - “Hay Bashir, stay away; to stop our revolt you never may!” sang a demonstration leader at the private Alahfad Women University, with hundreds of her fellow students chorusing her.
And: “This is a girls revolt, all we need is to stand fast.”
Compared to what happened in Sudan’s previous political upheavalsMore
Today (Saturday) will show whether the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Declaration of Freedom and Change (DFC) forces will engage again in talks to finish negotiations that will, eventually and hopefully, usher the country into a new era. It is not clear whether the TMC will take the firs....More
19 May, 2019
KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - Sudanese Emeritus Professor Rashid Mekki Hassan has received one of the highest honours in science by being elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences (NAS). On 30th April, the NAS announced the election of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Prof Hassan was among the 25 foreign associates elected. Membership in the NAS is rare; with only 487 foreign associates currently active. NAS members are elected by their peers for outstanding contributions to research. Reacting to his election, Hassan shared ...
28 April, 2019
12 May, 2019
KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - On the stage they talk like ordinary people engaged in a conversation: Nothing of the overacting that drew back Sudanese drama for generations. On the stage they live up to their name: Alasdiqa (friends). And that is what attracts their big audiences to their works and often obliges the troupe to continue replaying a certain drama on the theatre for months, years in some cases. For over three decades now, the Alasdiqa Theatre Trou...
Photo of the Week
KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - Uncle Babiker is a tall man in his seventies with long neglected hippie-like thick hair and a heavy beard. He is dressed in a green and red colourful Sufi garment and from his neck dangles a heavy balanites rosary of 1000 beads. He always carries the Sudan flag fixed to a long wooden bar. By that appearance he always catches eyesight of those who visit the p...More
KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - For Sudanese the Muslim Kurban Bairam feast is a very dear event nobody should miss. On the occasion every household strives to buy and butcher a sheep or at least a goat. For children the festivity is the best occasion of the year, Thus, it amounts to shame and disobedience if one tries to skip this religious duty. Children of poor families that cannot afford the price of this religious sacrifi...