Hamdok back to work as Sudan reviews security threats

Hamdok back to work as Sudan reviews security threats

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was back to work on Tuesday, joining with leaders of Sudan’s transitional government to review the country’s security situation and vowing to prevent terror attacks one day after a failed assassination attempt targeted Hamdok in Khartoum. Mohammed Al-Fakki, spokesman for the government, said the meeting focused…

EU commits €100 million to Sudan’s democratic transition

EU commits €100 million to Sudan’s democratic transition

The European Union (EU) announced it is committing €100 million to support the democratic transition in Sudan, a three-year process that is expected to lead to free and fair elections in 2022. “Besides political support, financial assistance to Sudan remains crucial, given the severity of the economic crisis in the…

Sudan shuts down security uprising, but it points to trouble

Sudan shuts down security uprising, but it points to trouble

The Sudanese military has returned order to the streets of Khartoum following an uprising Tuesday among the intelligence and security forces loyal to the former regime of Omar al-Bashir. The former National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) officers took to the streets in parts of Khartoum, blocking travel and harassing…

Sudanese opposition OK’s Hamdok in PM role

Sudanese opposition leaders say they’ve agreed to the nomination of Abdalla Hamdok as the nation’s new prime minister, ahead of Saturday’s formal launch of a transitional government that’s been under negotiation since the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir in April. The announcement came Thursday from the Sudanese Professionals Association,…