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Sudan top general denies military could run in elections

Sudan’s top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Sunday denied that military and paramilitary members of the transitional administration could run for the country’s July 2023 elections. “The president of the Sovereign Council denied what the Agence France-Presse reported about the participation of the military in the upcoming elections,” his office said in a statement. Sudan has been run by a joint military-civilian ruling council since...

Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok sacks police chiefs over post-coup violence

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Saturday he has replaced Sudan's police chiefs after more than 40 people were killed in a crackdown on protests following last month's military coup. Military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan seized power and detained Hamdok on October 25, but after international condemnation and mass protests he reinstated the premier in a November 21 deal. Medics say at least 42 people were...

FAILED COUP: Sudan Military Reinstate Prime Minister Hamdok In new Deal

Sudan’s military plans to reinstate ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and release detained civilian leaders after last month’s military coup. Hamdok was placed under house arrest when the military seized power and declared a state of emergency, dissolved the interim government, and arrested the civilian leadership in October. Fadlallah Burma Nasir, head of the Umma Party, confirmed the deal to reporters on Sunday. A group of Sudanese...

South Sudan lawmakers told to take English classes

South Sudan’s second deputy speaker of the recently reconstituted parliament has appealed to lawmakers to take up English classes to easy communication between themselves in the country’s official language. Rt. Hon. Awerial Aluong while speaking at an event this past week said some of the parliamentarians are facing difficulties in participating in deliberations which are usually done in English as the “official language’ of business...

Al Jazeera’s Sudan bureau chief arrested after protests

Authorities in Sudan have released Al Jazeera Media Network’s bureau chief in Khartoum, two days after he was arrested during a midnight raid on his home. The journalist was among hundreds of people taken into custody amid mass protests across Sudan against a military power grab last month. Al Jazeera had condemned his arrest in the “strongest terms”, calling the military’s action “reprehensible” and urging its...

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