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AU’s Faki is advised on Sudan by official close to al-Bashir: letter

May 20, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki is allegedly advised on Sudan by his Social Affairs Commissioner Amira Elfadil who is a Sudanese female close to the former ousted President Omer al-Bashir.
In a letter to Faki seen by Sudan Tribune, Ibrahim Taha Ayoub, the head of Sudanese Diplomat Association, which is one of the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)'s groups, blamed him for consulting on Sudan Ms Elfadil who is a former minister of (...)

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Sudanese parties to resume talks on sovereign council on Monday evening

May 19, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and opposition Forces for Freedom and Change said they will resume discussions on the formation of the sovereign council on Monday night.
The announcement was made in the early morning of Monday after marathon talks that last for more than six hours on the last sticking point in the talks on the power handover to a civilian-led government.
Speaking to reporters after the suspension of the meeting, TMC spokesperson Shams (...)

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Sudan’s military, opposition resume talks on power transfer Sunday

May 18, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's transitional military junta on Saturday announced the resumption of negotiations with the opposition groups that led 4-month protests against the former regime on Sunday.
"The Transitional Council announces the resumption of negotiations with the Declaration of the Forces of Freedom and Change on Sunday, 14 Ramadan, 19 May 2019 at the Presidential Palace," the military media said in a brief statement.
During the first hours of Thursday, Abdel Fattah (...)

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U.S., Western diplomats discuss ways to support Sudan’s civilian-led government

May 17, 2019 (WASHINGTON) - United States, and western partners Friday discussed in Washington ways to support a civilian-led democratic transition in Sudan and called for the resumption of talks to finalize an agreement on power handover.
The meeting which was convened by Tibor Nagy the U.S. State Department's assistant secretary for Africa was attended by diplomats from the African Union, United Nations, European Union, Ethiopia as the chair of IGAD, Germany, France, the UK and Norway. (...)

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Kiir calls to develop cooperation with Sudan

May 16, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir congratulated Sudanese people for the victory of their revolution and called to develop cooperation between the two countries.
Kiir made his remarks during a speech before the transitional parliament on Tuesday 14 May where he spoke about the ongoing implementation of the peace process and his government efforts to ensure its successful achievement.
" I want to congratulate the Sudanese people for their victory and to express our (...)

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Brother of Sudan’s Bashir escaped with Ethiopian support: report

May 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Ethiopian intelligence service facilitated the escape of the brother of former President Omer al-Bashir to Turkey where he arrived through Addis Ababa.
Last week the spokesperson of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) Shams al-Din Kabbashi admitted that al-Abbas Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir fled the country and apologized for saying he was in prison with his brother.
Kabbashi pointed out that he left the country with the help of a neighbouring country without (...)

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Sudan’s military council suspends talks over power handover for 72 hours

May 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Thursday announced the suspension of negotiations with the opposition coalition of the freedom and change forces for 72 hours, saying that the revolution deviated from its peaceful path.
The suspension came after an attack on peaceful protesters by the armed force allegedly belonging to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) wounding 14 people, three of them in critical conditions.
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Sudan’s military and opposition agree on three-year transitional period

May 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Transitional Military Council (TMC) and Sudanese opposition forces Tuesday have reached an agreement on the duration of the transitional period and composition of the transitional parliament.
During the first day of talks on Monday, the two partners of the Sudanese revolution agreed that the Sovereignty Council will have symbolic powers and the government will decide and direct the policy of the nation during the transitional period.
In a joint press (...)

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Armed elements kill 5 people including military after attack on protest site in Khartoum

May 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Armed elements wearing military fatigues attacked protesters on Monday evening killing six people including an army officer, said the army and a medical group in the first hours of Tuesday.
The attack took place after the end of a fruitful meeting over the transitional institutions between the military council and the freedom and change forces.
The gunmen wearing the military uniform of the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces attacked the sit-inners near (...)

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Sudan’s military council, opposition forces make significant progress on power transfer talks

May 13, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change said they have agreed on the power structures and system of governance and will continue talks on the remaining issues on Tuesday.
The TMC and the opposition groups Monday began talks on the transitional institutions based on a constitutional document drafted by the freedom and change forces.
The Sovereignty Council has been the sticking point in the (...)

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Sudanese oppsotion calls for escalation against military council

May 12, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese opposition forces on Sunday called for a sudden escalation of popular pressure on the military junta after attempts to remove the barricades in the vicinity of the sit-in outside the army headquarters, but the military junta strongly denied the move.
Thousands of supporters of the opposition forces continue for more than a month to sit-in in Khartoum saying they will end the protests when the military junta hand over power to a civilian government.
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SPLM-N Agar advance-delegation returns to Sudan

May 11, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - An advance delegation of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) arrived on Saturday to Khartoum for the first time after the eruption of war in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states in 2011.
The advance team which is led by the Movement's spokesperson Mubarak Ardol will prepare for the arrival of a delegation headed by the Deputy Chairman, Yasir Arman, and Secretary General Ismail Jalab.
No date has been yet determined by but (...)

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South Sudan Security Arrangements body calls to focus on troops’ cantonment

May 10, 2019 (JUBA) - The Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMVM) Friday called to focus on the troops' cantonment activities during the extended pre-transitional period.
The South Sudanese peace partners and the IGAD Council of Ministers have both approved the extension of the pre-transitional period for six months. Also, they underscored the need for an urgent workshop to define a roadmap and implementation schedules for the pending tasks. (...)

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Sudanese lawyers sue Islamists involved in 1989’s coup

May 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - A group of Sudanese lawyers filed a complaint with the Attorney-General against the National Islamic Front (NIF) for organising a coup d'état against the democratic regime in 1989.
The group is headed by well-known lawyer Ali Mahmoud Hassanein and includes Al-Sir al-Hiber, Kamal al-Gizouli and Mohamed al-Hafiz.
According to the petition seen by Sudan Tribune, the case is opened against the NIF, which, was later split into multiple political organizations, for (...)

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Military council works in fact to keep power, says Sudan’s opposition

May 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) says they want to transfer power to civilians but in fact, their deeds show they want to keep power for themselves, said a spokesperson of the opposition coalition on Wednesday.
The Freedom and Changes forces held a press conference to respond to the reservations made by the military council on their draft constitutional document which proposes a four-year transitional period led by a civilian government.
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U.S. urges Sudan’s military council to expedite power transfer to civilians

May 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan urged Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) to expedite power transfer to a civilian-led interim government, said a statement released Wednesday.
Sullivan who is tasked with the file of normalization with Sudan spoke with the TMC Chairman Lt-Gen Abdel Fattah el-Burhan. The State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus and the official news agency SUNA reported the telephone conversation.
"Deputy Secretary Sullivan (...)

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Sudan’s military council hints at early election in six month

May 7, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's military council on Tuesday expressed reservations on the transitional institutions proposed by the opposition forces saying they may call for early elections within six months.
The Transitional Military Council (TMC) spokesperson Shams al-Din Kabbashi held a press conference on Tuesday to announce they handed over a response to the forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change over their proposals about the structures of the transitional government (...)

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African Union to discuss power transfer in Sudan within 2 weeks

May 6, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Peace and Security Council (PSC) will discuss a report on the course of the power transfer process in Sudan within two weeks, said the African Union Special Envoy to Sudan.
The PSC recently decided to give the military council, which took power in Sudan after the ouster of President Omer al-Bashir, 60 days to hand over power to a civilian body, as the regional body provides to immediately suspend the membership of any African state if the army comes to power (...)

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