Sudan’s President Al Bashir: ‘Cut off limbs and necks of those who refuse to surrender illegal arms’
President Omar Al Bashir has ordered Sudan’s judges to “apply the law and cut off limbs and necks of anyone who refuses to hand over his illegal weapon, in the public arena and in the market”.
The family of detained Ahmed Musa Hilal, hearing-impaired son of janjaweed leader Musa Hilal, who has been on a hunger strike at the notorious Shala prison in the North Darfur capital of El Fasher since Thursday, appealed to the Sudanese government rep…
The bread crisis in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum as well as the states has reached a peak, leading to the closure of the bakeries for lack of flour and forcing residents to queue for long hours, often without success.
More than 4,000 people affected by floods in the disaster-stricken town of En Nahud in West Kordofan are still in dire need of humanitarian intervention.
Sudan’s opposition political forces have renewed their objection to President Omar Al Bashir’s candidacy for a third presidential term in 2020, and rejected the upcoming constitutional amendments.
President Omar Al Bashir has accepted nomination for a third term, and will run as candidate for Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party in the 2020 elections – a move that will require amendments to the Sudanese constitution.
The German ambassador for Sudan and the Sudanese government signed agreements for the implementation of projects for refugees and their host communities in El Gedaref, Kassala and South Darfur, totalling €28 million (over $32 million).
A festival in honour of indigenous people took place in Omdurman yesterday, on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous people.
In a meeting between newspapers and the head of the Sudanese security apparatus NISS, they agreed to form a committee to deliberate on the so-called red lines for Sudanese media. New confiscations of newspapers are therefore temporarily suspended.
Rainfall in West Kordofan has damaged a school, which is now forced to shut its doors. In the same area another girls’ school has closed because of a lack of teachers.
The heavy rains and flooding of rivers throughout Sudan have caused more damage to houses, residents reported from North Darfur, Red Sea state, and Kassala.
People in West Kordofan and North Darfur have complained about the surge of the prices for bread and other consumer goods.
Members of the Sudanese diaspora in the USA with temporary protected status (TPS), which was granted to people of Sudanese origin in 1997 because of the conflict in Sudan, now face an uncertain future, as the TPS status for Sudanese has expired.
On Tuesday, a delegation from the United Kingdom led by the British Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, visited North Darfur and held talks with the state government in El Fasher. They also visited Abu Shouk camp for the displaced.
Yesterday, the third ministerial meeting on cooperation in security and border control between Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad at the level of the experts’ committee, which includes security chiefs of the four countries, was launched at the Corinthia Hote…
Egyptian authorities arrested activist Sudanese Mohamed Adam El Haj Yousef, known as Wad Tregul, at El Duggi district of Cairo, on Sunday. His family say he is to be deported to Khartoum.