sudan http://kbia.org en Are protests in Sudan a prelude to an 'African Spring' uprising? http://kbia.org/post/are-protests-sudan-prelude-african-spring-uprising <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Sept. 23, thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets of the capital Khartoum. The country’s autocratic leaders lifted fuel subsidies to raise revenue, leaving outraged citizens to deal with sky rocketing fuel prices. In response to the violent riots, the government imposed a 24-hour Internet blackout to strip citizens of social media communication and block the media coverage.</span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:33:24 +0000 Claire Murphy & Christine Coester & Marina Lemos Demartini 43447 at http://kbia.org Are protests in Sudan a prelude to an 'African Spring' uprising? Reporting on the conflict in Sudan http://kbia.org/post/reporting-conflict-sudan <p>More than a year has passed since South Sudan voted to secede from Sudan and become an independent country. But after months of escalating tension, the two Sudans are once again on the brink of an all-out war.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 23:48:50 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 12324 at http://kbia.org Reporting on the conflict in Sudan