“The situation remains tense in Khartoum and in the major cities of Sudan. The ongoing negotiations are being closely monitored by the demonstrators. In addition, the violence of June 3 helped to strengthen their determination to demand the departure of the army from the head of the country.” […]
There were scenes of jubilation on the streets of Khartoum on April 11, after the army announced the fall of Omar al-Bashir. This departure is the result of a struggle lasting several months, which Khartoum’s neighbors have always closely scrutinized. What consequences are to expect from Omar al-Bashir’s fall for the countries in Sudan’s neighborhood?
Many demonstrations have been taking place for several weeks now against Omar al-Bashir’s Sudanese regime. The demonstrators, who first took the streets to protest against the high cost of living after a hike in the price of bread, are now calling for the resignation of President al-Bashir. They are supported by the Umma Party, the main opposition party. Is Sudan engaged in the revolution that will bring down Omar al-Bashir (in power since 1993)? What future does this prospect open for the country?
2019 will be a busy year for the African continent politically. Among other key topics that will retain the attention of our observers and analysts, Stake Experts is compiling a list of elections to be followed on the continent during the year.Read More