A coup in Sudan and how bread and wine can keep soldiers away

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Sudan's top army general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan holds a press conference at the General Command of the Armed Forces in Khartoum on October 26, 2021.

Photo credit: Ashraf Shazly | AFP

What you need to know:

  • From an East African perspective, the Sudan coup is too close to home.
  • The best antidote to coups would be to give people a stake in the game.

African soldiers have struck again. In Sudan, Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan has led a coup and dissolved the transitional civilian administration of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.


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