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Sudan says it has reduced troops in Yemen to 5,000

08 Dec 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's prime minister said on Sunday Khartoum had reduced the number of troops it has in Yemen from a peak of 15,000 to 5,000, confirming a drawdown in a conflict which he said could not be solved militarily.

Exclusive: Sudan militia leader grew rich by selling gold

26 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM Late last year, as President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's hold on power weakened, one of Sudan's most feared militia leaders lashed out against the government of his long-time ally and benefactor.

Sudan's top Islamist politician sent to prison holding Bashir

20 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's most prominent Islamist politician was arrested on Wednesday after being summoned for questioning over former leader Omar al-Bashir's rise to power in a 1989 coup, a senior official from his party said.

Sudan agrees reforms with World Bank, IMF: finance minister

31 Oct 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan has agreed a roadmap to "rehabilitate" the country with the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank, its finance minister said on Thursday.

Tens of thousands rally against former ruling party in Sudan

21 Oct 2019

KHARTOUM Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrated in Khartoum and other cities on Monday to call for the former ruling party to be dissolved and for ex-officials to be put on trial.

Egypt says talks over Ethiopia's Nile dam deadlocked, calls for mediation

05 Oct 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Egypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a $4 billion (3.24 billion pounds) hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock, and it called for international mediation.

Sudan announces nine-month plan to rescue economy, tame inflation

23 Sep 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's transitional government will start a nine-month economic rescue plan next month aimed at curbing rampant inflation while ensuring supplies of basic goods and is asking the World Bank for $2 billion (£1.61 billion), the country's finance minister said on Monday.

Thousands demand justice for slain protesters in Sudan

12 Sep 2019

KHARTOUM Thousands of Sudanese protested outside the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, calling for the appointment of senior judicial officials and justice for demonstrators killed since December.

Sudan's Bashir kept key to room with millions of euros, court hears

07 Sep 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's toppled former leader Omar al-Bashir was the only person with a key to a room at the presidential palace holding millions of euros, his last office manager testified on Saturday.

Sudan forms first Cabinet since fall of Bashir: prime minister

05 Sep 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April.

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