A Brewing Spring in Sudan

Originally published on Muftah.org.   In 1989, the Revolutionary Command Council for National Salvation, led by then Lieutenant General Omar al Bashir, took over Sudan in a bloodless coup. Almost twenty-four years later, after Bashir’s indictment by the International Criminal Court, it is invigorating to see the Sudanese regime, nicknamed Inqaz (Arabic translation of salvation), … More A Brewing Spring in Sudan


One of my good friends from Cairo shared his bucket list today and at the top of his to-do travel list he wrote “Experience Sudan”. We’ve spoken about Sudan a few years ago, about making a travel film there, something about the sea, or was it the mountains? He’s an avid outdoors kind of guy; … More Satiate*2


I recently had a friend visit me from Cairo for a week. Even though we only managed to cover Khartoum, the people she met, the places she has been to and the stimulating conversations she had with Sudanese youth were satiating. This is for Lamlam, thank you for giving Khartoum a chance and for Sara Sukkar, … More Satiate*1