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Author Archives: Morgan Clark
Dialogue Between Two Parties Sudan’s opposition party, Popular Congress Party (PCP), headed by Hassan Al-Turabi, has announced that it will engage in dialogue with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP). This contradicts its previous statements that the PCP would never enter into dialogue with the NCP. However, after President Bashir called for dialogue between parties to… Continue reading
No Visa for the US Special Envoy to Sudan Former President Jimmy Carter has revealed that President Bashir has refused to grant US special envoy, Donald Booth, a visa to meet with government officials. Bashir cited the United States’ refusal to grant him a visa to attend the United National General Assembly Meeting in New… Continue reading
How does Ramatoulaye Fall’s society/community view female teachers? Is the practice of multiple wives a social construction, or a religious one? If it is religious, why do you think Ramatoulaye has not left it despite her anger/pain about being a co-wife? If it is social, why has she not left like her friend, Aissatou, did? How… Continue reading
And You Thought Reform Would Actually Occur Despite President’s Bashir’s promise to announce a reform plan, he disappointed his nation with an hour-long speech on Monday, January 27th, that held nothing new. He discussed the need for reform, but gave no solutions to the problems plaguing the nation. However, he did announce the establishment of… Continue reading
Proposed Political Reform Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir has reportedly been working on a reform plan since last year. Proposed initiatives include peace deals with rivals through dialogue to be incorporated into a new constitution, freedom of association, freedom of expression, a program for poverty reduction, and making citizenship the basis of all rights. He… Continue reading