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‘Uganda ready to grant Gen. Bashir asylum’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is willing to host deposed Sudanese President, General Omar Bashir and his family should he ask for asylum. Foreign Affairs State Minister Henry Okello Oryem confirmed the position Tuesday after meeting Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. Bashir was forced to bow out following …

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Tension rises as Sudan army weighs options

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protesters have hardened their stand, demanding a transitional military council be scrapped and immediately replaced with civilian rule as Tuesday they refused to end a days-long sit-in outside army headquarters. Organisers fear the army is seeking to hijack the revolution on the streets which …

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Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters. Thousands remained camped outside the complex in Khartoum overnight after protest leaders …

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What are Sudanese protesters demanding?

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Protests have been rocking Sudan for nearly four months, culminating in the toppling of president Omar al-Bashir last week after three decades of iron-fisted rule. But thousands of demonstrators have maintained their sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum since April 6. At first they …

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Civilian Prime Minister mooted for Sudan

Sudan protesters demand ‘immediate’ civilian rule Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protesters on Sunday demanded the country’s military rulers “immediately” hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice. Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum’s army headquarters to keep up pressure on …

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