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Sudan Coup Leader General Awad Ibn Auf Resigns

Sudan’s Military Council chief Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf steps down a day after staging coup to topple Omar al-Bashir

After less than 30 hours in power, Head of Sudan’s military council Gen. Awad Mohamed Ibn Auf decided to step down.


Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf today announced his decision to step down as chief of the transitional military council. It comes after protesters refused to deal with the military coup led by the defence minister, who is too close to Mr Bashir. Continue reading Sudan Coup Leader General Awad Ibn Auf Resigns

Sudan’s Al-Bashir Toppled in Military Coup

Army taking over power in Sudan, declares three month State of Emergency.

Gone with the wind. Sudan’s army overthrew President Omar al-Bashir and announced it would rule the country through a military council for the next two years. Bashir is now under house arrest.


Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the army on Thursday and consultations were underway to form a transitional council to run the country.

Speaking on state TV, Minister of Defence Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said the army had decided to oversee a two-year transitional period followed by elections. Continue reading Sudan’s Al-Bashir Toppled in Military Coup

Michela Wrong, You Did Not Do it for Me

Make no Mitake. Eritrea will not be defined by anyone other than Eritreans. A conniving and neo-colonialist Michela Wrong got it completely WRONG this time on Eritrea.

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

Throughout the history of the continent of Africa, westerners have destabilized Africa cunningly, mercilessly in the most brutal ways human can inflict upon another. The holocaust will not be close to describing the atrocities. Unfortunately, it is working for them to the detriment of the people in the continent and without accountability. As a result, Africa is a playground for them to pillage and plunder at will, creating untold-chronic suffering and systemic degradation of social fabrics that will plague generations of Africans.  Continue reading Michela Wrong, You Did Not Do it for Me