In Sudan, there have now been more than two months of protests and 50 demonstrators have been killed. During this time, there are indications that international pressure is mounting to persuade President Omar al-Bashir to resign. What can diplomacy offer him, and will he take a deal? Africa Confidential’s Patrick Smith explains to Newsday’s Nomia Iqbal.
Photo: President Omar al-Bashir in February 2019 (Credit: Ashraf Shazly/AFP)