African students loved living in Sudan but war forced them to flee — BBC Africa

African stu­dents in Sudan share the real­i­ties of find­ing them­selves in a war zone, after mov­ing to the coun­try for a new chap­ter and edu­ca­tion. “Just imag­ine wak­ing up the morn­ing with bomb blasts.” “Very, very, very scary,” says Fauziya Idris Safiyo. #sudan #sudan­war #bbcafrica Sub­scribe: Web­site: Face­book: Twit­ter: Insta­gram:

Background to a crisis: In Sudan, the stakes are high for the whole of Africa 

A tur­bu­lent tran­si­tion to civil­ian rule has been under­way in Sudan since the ouster of for­mer Pres­i­dent Omar Has­san El-Bashir in April 2019. The civil­ian-led tran­si­tion­al Gov­ern­ment put in place lat­er that year, through a pow­er-shar­ing agree­ment between mil­i­tary and civil­ian lead­ers, was top­pled by a mil­i­tary coup in Octo­ber 2021.