Violent Extremism in Sudan

Introduction Most of the studies on the phenomenon of extremism agree that it is not related to a specific religion, culture, ethnicity or civilization, rather, it is a human phenomenon, like all phenomena that can exist at any time and in any place; Noting that there is a possibility of a central element or central […]


The Legal Framework for an Effective Sudanese Anti-corruption Commission

Introduction Corruption is a global phenomenon, and is one of the challenges facing many countries. Sudan is one of these countries affected by corruption and is seen as one of the countries in which corruption prevails. According to the Corruption Perceptions Index issued by Transparency International, Sudan was ranked 172 out of 180 in 2019, […]


Religious Discrimination and Violation of Rights of Christian Sudanese

Introduction Sudan is a country of plural ethnic, linguistic and religious plurality. Christianity is one of its main religions, second to Islam in terms of the number of followers and it is an ancient religion in Sudan that entered Sudan since times of ancient Nubian kingdoms and is present until today. Earlier historical epochs had […]


Civil Society and the Fight against Corruption

Introduction This paper consists of 4 basic parts that are divided into subsections. The first part includes the principles, values and goals of civil society, the relationship of civil society to good governance and the conformity of principles in addition to the development of civil society in Sudan in its various fields of charitable work, […]


Analysis of Political, Social and legal dimensions of Corruption in Sudan

Introduction Corruption has multiple faces, types and causes. The political system fragility and lack of democratic transformation is one of the underlying causes of corruption. Corruption can also be categorized into different types such as casual corruption, organized corruption which spreads in various bodies and organizations and managements; and comprehensive corruption, public sector and private […]


Insurance Sector Report

The Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) is pleased to release its latest report on corruption and lack of transparency in the insurance sector in Sudan. Lack of transparency and corruption was an inherent feature of the operation of the public and private sector during the period of the Ingaz regime (1989 – 2019). The report […]


Sudan Banking System

Executive Summary The paper aims to analyze the banking system in Sudan, from its foundation in 1960 to date, in detail. It discusses the major differences in the banking system before and after the incumbent regime ascended to power in June 1989 through a military coup, calling itself the Salvation (Ignaz) regime (now known as […]


Tales of the Tombstones: The Discrimination Against Sudanese Students from Darfur in Sudanese Universities

Sudan Democracy First Group releases its latest report that is titled (Tales of the Tombstones: The Discrimination Against Sudanese Students from Darfur in Sudanese Universities). The report researches and documents the extent and nature of the increasing violations against the Sudanese students descending from Darfur region in the Sudanese universities since the outbreak of the […]


Towards a Sudanese Humanitarian Vision on Violent Extremism

Introduction:This paper highlights some key theoretical issues relating to violent extremism and their relevance and compatibility with Sudanese reality, and accordingly presents practical proposals and recommendations. By violent extremism, we mean convictions and practices that deliberately target civilians and non-combatants with violence to achieve ideological, religious, political or economic goals. We use the terms violent […]


Out of Coverage: Politics, Corruption and Lack of Transparency in the Telecommunication Sector in Sudan

Overview The importance and function of the telecommunication sectorThe objective and function of telecommunication is to maximize the benefits of scarce resources, especially in developing countries, by facilitating business, reducing costs and enhancing efficiency of production and service industries to make them competitive in the global markets. There are other equally important objectives such as […]