Politics

Faki hails the appointment of Hamdock as prime minister

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat hails the appointment of HE Abdallah Hamdock as prime minister of the Transitional Government of Sudan following the formal signature of the power-sharing constitutional decree on 17 August 2019. “This historic achievement is the culmination of months of negotiations and the result of the steadfast and peaceful resolve of the ...

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Al-Bashir told investigators he got millions from Saudi Arabia

Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir admitted taking $90m in cash from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a court heard on Monday as the ousted autocrat’s corruption trial began. Police Brigadier Ahmed Ali, a detective working on the corruption case, told a Khartoum court that Bashir said the money was “delivered by some of Mohammed bin Salman’s envoys”. Bashir appeared in court amid heavy ...

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Sudan’s Sovereign Council delayed for 48 hours: spokesperson

The Transitional Military Council (TMC), in the first hours of Monday, announced the postponement of the formation of the sovereign council for 48 hours at the request of the Forces for Freedom and Change. This delay was announced in a statement read by TMC spokesman Shams al-Din Kabbashi at 02.30 AM after the withdrawal of the FFC of some names ...

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al-Bashir faces trial over corruption

Sudan’s former president Omer al-Bashir is due to go on trial for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule. The deposed leader, whose trial begins on Monday, faces charges related to “possessing foreign currency, corruption and receiving gifts illegally”. Bashir’s trial comes against the backdrop of the country’s struggle to form a sovereign council, the first step after the ...

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UNAMID expresses anxiety for increase of tensions in Darfur

UNAMID has expressed anxiety regarding what it described  as recent escalation  of  tensions  between framers and nomads in  Darfur during the current rainy season. It said in a Press Circular of which SUNA has obtained a copy that escalation was resulted in the death and injury of a number of people without any promptly indications showing intervention from concern parties ...

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Saluha affirms importance of transitional government concern on Abyei

Head of Abyei Joint Supervisory for Sudan, Ahmed AL Salih Saluha affirmed that the upcoming ‘’Transitional Government’’ has to give special concern for Abyei Area particularly the availing of services.  He said in statement to SUNA it was importance to encourage the spirit of national belonging for the people live in Abyei area to defeat the argument of those who ...

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Aboul-Gheit congratulates Sudan on signing transitional period documents

Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit congratulated the Sudanese people and leadership on signing the  documents of   the interim period in Khartoum yesterday . Official source at the Arab League’s General Secretariat  said that  Abul-Ghiet  assigned a high-level  delegation  led by ambassador  Khalil Al-Zauadi, assistant secretary-general for Arab Affairs and national security to participate in the signing ceremony and to sign the ...

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