On That Bloody Monday…

By MacElhadi, Sudan Their bodies left us, but their memories still linger on. The secluded which have been forced upon us by the Transitional military council continues. We are not connected with the rest of the world. Our hearts filled with pain and sadness in light of the shocking and heinous crime which took place … Continue reading On That Bloody Monday…

My Three Months in Prison by Kedy Osman Ali, Sudan

In 2008, I was a 22-year-old boy. I finished my last exam for the Sudan High School Certificate. I was supposed to start my national service, which was compulsory in the Sudan, in two months. About 1,500 fellow students and I were receiving national service training when we were ordered to go to fight the … Continue reading My Three Months in Prison by Kedy Osman Ali, Sudan

Souk Oum Darman, Hall of Shopping by Yasmine Alice, Algeria – Photo Essay-

Oum Darman souk is one of the largest markets in Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan. I had the chance to visit it and to get lost in its alleys in July of 2017 during my visit to Khartoum. My Sudanese friend Zainab was the best guide to have for such an adventure! This is … Continue reading Souk Oum Darman, Hall of Shopping by Yasmine Alice, Algeria – Photo Essay-

What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

It was a cold evening in Mustafa Mahmoud Square, in the middle of Cairo, Egypt. I was sitting among almost 3,000 asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan; we were there for a sit-in against the United Nation Commission for Refugee’s (UNHCR) new policy toward Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees in Egypt. The square is … Continue reading What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

About Borders and Prejudice, by Marwa from Sudan

It is said that where we find our hearts, we find our homes, but I see it as a limitation to hearts as well as to homes, just like limiting lands with borders and calling them countries. This is not a story of love and prejudice, but rather of geopolitics and globalization. It begins in … Continue reading About Borders and Prejudice, by Marwa from Sudan

Dashiki by Khalid Siraj Aldeen, Sudan

Wearing my headphones, I hopped onto public transport. Peaking my head up as soon as I left, I was surprised by the passengers staring at me. It was as if I had committed a grave mistake. Followed by their gaze, I took a step back to review my stance. It had only been few seconds … Continue reading Dashiki by Khalid Siraj Aldeen, Sudan

Elections by Mohamed Abubakr

Growing up in the Islamist autocracy that is Sudan, all I ever wanted was to experience and participate in a fair, democratic election— to see the masses lined up to elect whoever wins the hearts and minds of the majority, to know we will all be ok afterwards regardless of who will win, to have … Continue reading Elections by Mohamed Abubakr