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Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months

Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said Tuesday the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months.
Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the defence ministry in Khartoum on April 12, 2019. Reuters

Soldiers kill six Sudanese protesters

Six people were killed and dozens of others were injured when soldiers tried to break up a peaceful mass sit-in to demand a civilian government, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said on Tuesday.
Sudanese protesters arrive to join the sit-in outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum, April 27, 2019.

Sudan military, opposition agree to joint council

Sudan’s military rulers and opposition agreed in principle Saturday to the formation of a joint body to lead a transition from 30 years of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir, but not on the new council’s makeup, two sources said.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan’s army says holding talks with all political forces

Sudan's military rulers said on Monday evening that they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible".

Sudan probes ousted Omar al-Bashir after ‘large sums of cash found at home’

Sudan's public prosecutor has begun investigating deposed President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering, the Reuters news agency said, citing a judicial source.
A man sells flags to Sudanese protesters near the army headquarters after an announcement made by Sudan’s new military ruler, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, on April 13, 2019. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan vowed today to ‘uproot’ deposed president Omar al-Bashir’s regime and release protesters, in a bid to placate demonstrators demanding civilian rule. He also ordered the release of all prisoners jailed by recently established special emergency courts and the immediate lifting of a night-time curfew that had only come into effect two days ago.ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP

No military rule in Sudan – Group tells new junta

Sudanese protest organizers have presented demands to the country’s new military rulers, urging the creation of a civilian government, the group spearheading demonstrations said.
The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, oversaw a sweeping crackdown against protesters taking part in four months of mass demonstations that led to the army's ouster of veteran president Omar al-Bashir

Sudan intelligence chief resigns – military council

The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country's new military rulers said on Saturday.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

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