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African Union gives Sudan 15 days to establish civil rule

The union "strongly condemns and totally rejects the seizure of power by the Sudanese military and its plan to lead the transition for two years," its Peace and Security Council said in a statement on Monday. The AU expressed "deep concern" over the military takeover and its impact, urging the Sudanese military to "refrain from any act or statement that would further
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As Bashir faces court, Sudan’s protesters keep the music alive

Now, as the nation grapples with the end of his 30-year dictatorship, music has become a defining part of the protest movement, with singing and dancing continuing around the clock. The tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum aren't heading home anytime soon, vowing to remain in the streets until
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Children drawings show impact of Cyclone Idai

After speaking with families at a center for internally displaced people in the port city of Beira, the charity said it was concerned that the "urgent and long-term needs of children continue to grow," following the cyclone.Entire towns and villages were submerged during the Category 2 storm, which made landfall shortly after midnight on March 15, with 175 kph (109 mph)
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Sudan’s President Bashir forced out in military coup

Bashir's government has been dissolved, and a military council has assumed control for two years to oversee a transition of power, Sudanese Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said in a televised statement Thursday. The President's removal comes amid a popular uprising against his rule that has seen thousands take to the streets across the northeastern
Africa

Sudan’s President Bashir forced out in military coup

Bashir's government has been dissolved, and a military council has assumed control for two years to oversee a transition of power, Sudanese Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said in a televised statement Thursday. The President's removal comes amid a popular uprising against his rule that has seen thousands take to the streets across the northeastern
Africa

Sudan’s President Bashir forced out in military coup

Bashir's government has been dissolved, and a military council has assumed control for two years to oversee a transition of power, Sudanese Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said in a televised statement Thursday. The President's removal comes amid a popular uprising against his rule that has seen thousands take to the streets across the northeastern
Africa

Sudan’s President Bashir forced out in military coup

Bashir's government has been dissolved, and a military council has assumed control for two years to oversee a transition of power, Sudanese Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said in a televised statement Thursday. The President's removal comes amid a popular uprising against his rule that has seen thousands take to the streets across the northeastern