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Military puts Sudan PM under house arrest

  Khartoum, Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is under house arrest by military forces reportedly attempting a coup on the transition government in the capital Khartoum. Hamdok has reportedly called on the people to “occupy the streets to defend their revolution.” Other reports indicate civilians …

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Sudan’s PM vows not to allow coup against revolution achievements

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Friday voiced the transitional government’s commitment to not allow any coup against what has been achieved in the December Revolution. Hamdok made the remarks in a speech broadcast by Sudan’s official TV. The Sudanese army ousted former President Omar al-Bashir …

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Sudan arrests leader of foiled coup attempt

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan’s Security and Defense Council on Tuesday announced the arrest of Major General Abdul-Baqi Hassan Osman, the leader of the foiled coup attempt. The council added that 22 other military officers of different ranks and a number of non-commissioned officers and soldiers were also arrested. The …

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Coup attempt in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Sudan national TV reporting that there has been a coup attempt. News agencies reported this morning that Sudan government sources said there has been a failed coup and that measures are being taken to contain it. “Details are murky and given past experiences its …

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Colonel Assimi Goita sworn in as transitional president of Mali

Bamako, Mali | XINHUA | Colonel Assimi Goita was officially sworn in as Mali’s transitional president by the Supreme Court on Monday. In a speech, the new Malian transitional president called for cohesion to meet all challenges, including the organization of fair, credible and transparent elections at the expected time. …

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MILITARY: Mali’s transitional president and PM have resigned

Bamako, Mali | XINHUA | Malian transitional President Bah N’Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane, arrested by the military on Monday following the formation of a new transitional government, have resigned, the special adviser to the transitional vice president confirmed on Wednesday evening during a press conference. “The transitional president, …

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