Category: Omer Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir

Sudan’s NCP denies nominating al-Bashir for re-election in 2020

August 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said it hasn’t yet named President Omer al-Bashir as the party candidate for the 2020 presidential elections.
Al-Bashir’s term ends in 2020 and he couldn’t run for office again according to the constitution. Also, the NCP statute limits to two terms the nomination of the party candidate for the presidential elections.
Earlier this month, NCP Shura (consultative) Council amended party statute allowing al-Bashir to stay (…)


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Sudanese political forces reject al-Bashir nomination for 2020 election

August 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese political forces rejected the nomination of President Omer al-Bashir for a new term and said this step will undermine the ongoing efforts to end the political crisis in the country.
Last weekend the Shura (Consultative) Council of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) nominated al-Bashir as the party’s candidate for the presidential elections in 2020. The decision requires to amend the Sudanese constitution which limits a president to two terms but (…)


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Sudan’s al-Bashir accepts nomination for president in 2020 election

August 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir accepted his nomination by the Shura (Consultative) Council of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) for the party candidate for the presidential elections in 2020 even though the country’s constitution limits a president to two terms.
“I want to thank the party’s leadership and members for placing your confidence in my humble person. This is a great trust and responsibility. It is my honour and privilege to accept this (…)


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Prominent NCP figure voices rejection for al-Bashir reelection in 2020

August 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – A leading figure at the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) Amin Hassan Omer has renewed criticism for the ongoing attempts to nominate President Omer al-Bashir for the 2020 presidential elections.
Al-Bashir’s term ends in 2020 and he couldn’t run for office again according to the constitution. Also, the NCP statute limits to two terms the nomination of the party candidate for the presidential elections.
However, the Shura (Consultative) Council of the NCP on (…)


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Sudan’s NCP amends its constitution opening door for Bashir’s reelection

August 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Consultative Council of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday unanimously approved a proposal to amend its constitution to nominate the party leader Omer al-Bashir for the upcoming elections.
The NCP constitution limits to two terms the nomination of the party candidate for the presidential elections.
However, in a meeting held on Thursday, the members of the Shura Council without opposition adopted an amendment abolishing presidential term (…)


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Large NCP sectors announce support for al-Bashir reelection in 2020

August 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The 3rd organizational forum of the political mobilization secretariat at the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday has recommended nominating President Omer al-Bashir for the 2020 presidential elections.
The forum was held with the participation of members of the Leadership Council, heads of NCP in the states and their deputies, speakers of legislative councils, and heads of party sectors and secretariats in the presence of President al-Bashir. (…)


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Sudan’s NCP says many party members support al-Bashir reelection in 2020

July 18, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said it has launched internal discussions to select the party candidate for the 2020 presidential elections.
NCP political secretary Omer Basan said his party held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss major issues on the political arena and on top of which the selection of a presidential candidate for 2020 elections.
He pointed out that many voices within the NCP, as well as other political and societal forces, call for the (…)


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On Sudan’s al-Bashir trip to Russia for FIFA World Cup final

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
The attendance of the genocidal criminal, the fugitive from the International Justice Marshall Omer Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir to watch the Football Finale in Russia is Slap on the face of the Darfur survivors and a betrayal of the victims of genocide.
President Omer al-Bashir and his corrupt regime over the past 30 lean years failed to develop football team that the people of Sudan to be proud of, honour and play before the people of the world the Sudanese National (…)


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Sudan’s al-Bashir travels to Djibouti for Africa-China trade forum

July 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Wednesday travelled to Djibouti to participate in the China-Africa Economic Forum and Exhibition from 5 to7 July.
According to the official news agency SUNA, al-Bashir will also attend the inauguration of pilot zone of Djibouti International Free Trade Zone (DIFTZ) on July 5.
Al-Bashir’s accompanying delegation includes Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed, Minister of the Presidency Fadl Abdallah Fadl, Director of (…)


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The sultanic politics of an ageing Bashir

By Magdi El Gizouli
A jubilant President Bashir addressed crowds in the White Nile’s Aba Island on Wednesday 4 April. The ageing president appeared unconcerned by the severe fuel shortage around the country and skyrocketing prices of basic commodities. His host, the governor of the White Nile State, Abd al-Hameed Musa Kasha, went to great lengths to secure the good mood of the president. The only factor that appeared beyond control was the scorching sun, to which President Bashir responded (…)


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Sudan’s al-Bashir says not preoccupied with re-election in 2020

February 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir said he is not preoccupied with the ongoing row about his reelection in 2020 vowing to support any candidate chosen by the people.
Speaking at the headquarters of the paramilitary Popular Defence Forces (PDF) Sunday, al-Bashir described the issue of the presidency as “divinely matter”, reciting the Quranic verse “O Lord of all dominions, You give whom it pleases You the kingdom, and You take away the power from whosoever You (…)


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NCP Shura Council adjourns discussions on al-Bashir nomination for 2020 elections

January 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The parliament of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP), the Shura Council, Saturday decided to not discuss the re-election of President Omer al-Bashir in 2020 election at this stage.
According to the Sudanese constitution and the NCP status, al-Bashir couldn’t run for office for a third mandate after the end of his current term in 2020.
However, supporters from outside and inside the ruling party launched calls to amend the constitution to allow him to (…)


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Blue Nile parties support Sudan’s al-Bashir reelection in 2020

January 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM/ED-DAMAZIN) – A number of political parties and native administrations in the Blue Nile State have announced support for the nomination of President Omer al-Bashir for a third term in the 2020 elections.
The Sudanese constitution says no president can serve for more than two terms. So, running for a third term requires amendment of the constitution but many in the ruling party or the opposition forces are not supportive of such move.
Nonetheless, some voices (…)


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Al-Bashir reelection campaign launched in Khartoum

December 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The National Initiative of Youth Around the President (NIYAP) on Tuesday has officially launched a campaign to re-nominate President Omer al-Bashir for a third term.
Speaking at a press conference in Khartoum Tuesday, the head of the NIYAP’s higher preparatory committee Yasser Mohy al-Din said “there is no alternative to al-Bashir except al-Bashir”.
He said al-Bashir is the “nominee for the 2020 elections”, calling on the youth to support the NIYAP campaign. (…)


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Committee to support al-Bashir re-election to be announced Tuesday: Sudan’s agency

December 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The “National Initiative of the Youth Around the President” will hold a news conference to announce the formation of a committee to support the re-nomination of President Omer al-Bashir for a third term, said the official news agency SUNA.
According to the official agency, the committee entitled: The Higher Committee to Give Bay’ah (declaring allegiance) to President al-Bashir in 2020 elections would be announced during a press conference at the Friendship Hall (…)


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Al-Bashir wouldn’t stand for Sudan’s 2020 elections, says NCP leading figure

November 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – A leading figure at Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has ruled out that President Omer al-Bashir would agree to amend the constitution in order to run for the office again.
Al-Bashir’s term ends in 2020 and he couldn’t run for office again according to the constitution. However, some voices within the NCP and the government have recently called for amending the constitution to allow him to run for the presidency again.
Also, earlier this month, (…)


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Al-Bashir wouldn’t stand for Sudan’s 2020 elections, says NCP leading figure

November 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – A leading figure at Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has ruled out that President Omer al-Bashir would agree to amend the constitution in order to run for the office again.
Al-Bashir’s term ends in 2020 and he couldn’t run for office again according to the constitution. However, some voices within the NCP and the government have recently called for amending the constitution to allow him to run for the presidency again.
Also, earlier this month, (…)


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Bashir’s visit to Darfur: is terrorist activity

By Adeeb Yousif
In recent days, new causes of unrest and violence among Darfurian communities have compounded the suffering they already are experiencing. President Omar Bashir has been visiting various Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the region. Bashir, responsible for a genocide against Darfurians, continues to ignore international law by dismissing the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) indictment of him based on evidence of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and (…)


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