Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike

World / Social Issues May 28, 2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike

Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed. Wagdy Saleh, speaking for the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) alliance, said ...

Gulf powers promise Sudan $3 billion in latest bailout for ally

Business Apr 22, 2019

Gulf powers promise Sudan $3 billion in latest bailout for ally

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have just written another check to bail out their latest troubled ally. The Gulf nations on Sunday pledged $3 billion to Sudan after longtime President Omar al-Bashir was toppled this month. In a statement, they said they'll ...

11 killed in Sudan protests, including six 'state forces': government

World Apr 11, 2019

11 killed in Sudan protests, including six 'state forces': government

Eleven people were killed in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Tuesday, including six members of "state forces," the government's spokesman said on Wednesday, as protesters pushed for an end to President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule. Uniformed personnel from Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service ...