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The New Sudan: what next?

By Nicholas Norbrook
Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 17:25

Protestors hold aloft the Sudanese flag; national unity has been at the core of this movement

Impressive societal movement that it is, questions are now being asked about exactly how much power the Sudanese military want to give up.

So what is the next chapter for the revolution in Sudan, the latest African giant to see a mass civilian movement drive a change of regime?

 We take a deep dive into:

  • the military power structures,
  • the significance of Sudan’s switch of allegiance from Iran to the Gulf and Saudi Arabia,
  • and the strong societal messages that are being articulated by this revolution: the sense of Sudanese unity that has impressed people the world over.