July 28, 2020

Darfur attacks seek to derail Sudan’s fragile transition: analysts

Khartoum (AFP) – A new bout of deadly violence in Sudan’s ravaged Darfur region is an attempt to sabotage the country’s fragile transition since last year’s ouster of strongman President Omar al-Bashir, analysts say. It threatens to derail Khartoum’s renewed efforts to stabilise a harsh, drought-plagued region with a history of violence between mainly Arab nomadic herders and settled ethnic minority farmers over scarce land and water resources.The latest attack, though smaller in scale, evoked dark memories of the wave of bloody violence that shook Darfur under Bashir’s rule, leading to intern…

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