Quotes by Sudanese authors
Almost every country in Africa has now instituted multi-party democracy.
African leaders work really under severe limitations and constraints.
If economic progress is not translated into better quality of life and respect for citizens' rights, we will witness more Tahrir Squares in Africa.
When Qadhafi was in Libya, he was the major supporter of rebel groups in Sudan. So when the revolution came to Libya, we supported it.
Sudan cannot afford to be on the wrong side of history. The north and south will have to work together, but will they?
If Sudan starts to crumble, the shock waves will spread.
For citizens to become fully engaged in holding their leadership to account, accurate information is required to see where action is needed, to measure the results of policies and programmes, to build support for courageous decisions and to consolidate political legitimacy.
Africa's success stories are delivering the whole range of the public goods and services that citizens have a right to expect and are forging a path that we hope more will follow.
Africa has 53 countries. And you find that three or four countries in these 53 are dominating the news.
I would not call it a difficult life, really. I just had a lot of challenges at a very young age.
We need to keep pressure on our own governments to force more and more transparency.
Of course, Nelson Mandela, everybody knows Nelson Mandela. I mean, he's a great gift not only for Africa but for the whole world, actually. But do not expect everybody to be a Nelson Mandela.
I fought for years in South Sudan for the unity of Sudan. I was a commander in the fields, fighting for the unity of Sudan.
I think we need to look at ourselves first. We should practice what we're preaching. Otherwise, we are hypocrites.
As a politician, I worked very, very hard in order to maintain the unity of our country. That was my aim.
Sudan has been an experiment that resonated across Africa: if we, the largest country on the continent, reaching from the Sahara to the Congo, bridging religions, cultures and a multitude of ethnicities, were able to construct a prosperous and peaceful state from our diverse citizenry, so too could the rest of Africa.
I'm looking forward to the time they describe me as the former president. And, of course, there are pressures from my own party and other Sudanese parties also, and I succumb to those pressures, but I hope as soon as possible I can find an exit out of this.
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