Khartoum Dervish by Mark Fischer. Flickr, Creative Commons.
Maurice Macartney of the excellent The Next Village narrates an audio blog of his visit to Sudan with the British Council’s Active Citizens programme in March 2011.
This is an edited version of the full programme.
As with all our blogs, it is intended both to inform and to stimulate discussion, it reflects the blogger’s personal views and does not necessarily reflect those of the British Council.
Tim Cumming recorded this video of Sufi dancers while visiting Khartoum to report on the 10th Khartoum International Music Festival
The Exchange: blogs from Sudan and South Sudan
Rosie Goldsmith is a journalist and presenter of the British Council’s international affairs podcast, The Exchange. Rosie travelled through the two new nations of North and South Sudan to report for the British Council on its English Language projects in both countries and show how learning English is helping development.
The Exchange – The long road to Khartoum
The Exchange – On the road in South Sudan, Day 1
The Exchange – On the road in South Sudan, Day 2
The Exchange – On the road in South Sudan, Day 3
The Exchange – On the road in South Sudan, Day 4
South Sudan: Out of Bounds
Tony Calderbank, British Council Country Director in the newly minted Republic of South Sudan, finds that having an office in the corner or a nightclub makes life a lot more interesting.
Sudan: Making music where the 2 Niles meet
Tilal Salih, a British Council Project Delivery Manager working in Khartoum, Sudan, blogs about a remarkable meeting of musical minds in a reborn festival by the banks of the Nile.