Politics

Al-Burhan receives Eritrean Foreign Minister

The President of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fatah Al-Burhan, received  at the Republican Palace the Eritrean Foreign Minister, Osman Saleh,  Sunday. The Eritrean minister described his meeting with Lt. Gen. Al-Burhan as being “fruitful and constructive”, adding that his visit to the Khartoum comes in the context Eritrea’s desire to get acquainted with the developments in the ...

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Saudi Arabia deposits $250 million in Sudan’s central bank

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it deposited $250 million with the Sudanese central bank, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting a statement from the Kingdom’s Ministry of Finance. “Acting on the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, the Ministry of Finance has deposited SR937,500,000 ($250 million) into the Central Bank of Sudan’s account,” the statement said. ...

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AU, UN condemn looting of UNAMID base in West Darfur

The African Union and the United Nations condemned the looting of the premises of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Western Darfur state, but the military governor said the UNAMID officials were in part responsible for the attack. On 14 May 2019, the eve of UNAMID’s scheduled handover of its headquarters in El Geneina to the Sudanese authorities, an uncontrollable crowd ...

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IGAD calls on Sudanese parties to finalize deal on power transfer

The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) called on the Sudanese stakeholders to finalize negotiations on power handover to a civilian-led government. Negotiating teams from the military council and the opposition Forces for Freedom and Change will resume talks on Sunday after a three-day suspension. They are supposed to discuss the last sticking point on the percentage of representation of each ...

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MTC arrests 15 over attacks on protesters

Sudan’s ruling Military Transitional Council (MTC) has arrested 15 suspects over attacks on a main protest camp near the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum. “Fifteen suspects have been arrested, five of whom have confessed,” Khalid Khedr, a legal adviser in the military intelligence service, told the state television early Sunday. He said investigations were underway to arrest other suspects ...

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El-Gezira state will be the breadbaskets of the world

The governor-in charge- of El-Gezira state, Maj. Gen. Ahmad Hanan Ahmed Sabeer, considered his acceptance to govern the state as a challenge to make El-Gezira the Breadbaskets of the world again. On Sunday, Sabeer took over from Major General Abdulaziz Othman al-Amin Saad, as he called on all the citizens of the state, to work for the sake of Sudan, ...

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We’re not afraid of the counterrevolution: DFCF

al-Rashid Saeed, the spokesman of the Sudanese Professionals Association (SAP) has stressed that, “the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF), are not afraid of the counterrevolution or anyone,” According to (Alintibaha) newspaper on Sunday,  al-Rashid stated that the (DFCF) are behind the sit-in before the Army Command and other protests in the cities. We are not afraid of anything ...

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We will eradicate what Islamists have made in 30 years: Communist Party

Mohammad Mokhtar al-Khatib, Secretary-General of the Sudanese Communist Party, declared that the Islamists should not be prevented from exercising their political activity, but rather “eradicate what they have done.” “We want to eradicate what the Islamists have done in 30 years, they will not be prevented from exercising their political activity, and will not be in the transitional arrangements in ...

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