Too Black to be Arab, too Arab to be Black

by Leena Habiballa Within every Sudanese diasporan is an unceasing internal dialogue about where we fit in the dominant racial order. Sudan is one of the most ethnically, culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse places on the African continent. It was also home to some of the most ancient civilisations in African memory. But today it… Read More

What fresh hell is this? ‘The Princess of North Sudan; more scary tale than fairy tale’

by Samira Sawlani Between Sudan and Egypt lies Bir Tawil, an area which is simply desert, rocks and mountain under the scorching sun. Both states neither claim nor desire Bir Tawil, preferring to focus upon their dispute over the nearby territory of Hala’ib which is situated by the Red Sea. As with many regions which… Read More

It’s a Year Since #Israel’s Anti-African pogroms. What Now?

by Robert Kazandjian, Ali Hocine Dimerdji and Samantha Asumadu Thursday, May 23, 2013, marked exactly one year to the day when a thousand Jewish Israelis ran rampant through the streets of Tel Aviv, smashing and looting African-operated businesses and physically assaulting any dark-skinned person they came across. Sadly, the Israeli economic, political and religious establishment… Read More

Sudan: Unfinished … Untold Stories – Part 2

Voices and Faces from Darfur PART 2 by Yosra Akasha Super Women in Abu Shouk[1] I’ve asked a few women from Abu Shouk camp if they have been working or doing any other job beside their household. They said they are not working but making bricks, selling food in the market and nearby schools and… Read More

Sudan: Unfinished… Untold Stories

Voices and Faces from Darfur – PART 1 by Yosra Akasha Those stories are not complete, yet told. They are sketches of 5 minutes of chat. They need to be told because in Khartoum and anywhere else in the world you cannot encounter similar stories of daily life influenced by war and traditions. Photo Source… Read More