Abdullah Hamdok, a finance ministry official prior to the coup of 1989, has been selected as the new prime minister. He will head the government for a period of three years and three months after which elections will be held
The agreement between a section of the DFCF and the military junta does not assure the dissolution of militias and grants immunity to government members
The military junta is seeking immunity for its members through the constitutional declaration, the negotiations over which have resumed today.
The Sudanese Communist Party’s decision comes after a meeting between the leadership of the civilian forces and the military junta in which the latter went back on a number of commitments it had made earlier
In a statement, the Sudanese Communist Party has asked the protesters to stay on the streets to ensure that the military sticks to its side of the July 5 agreement on a new transitional government
The civilian protesters, represented by the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces, and the Transitional Military Council have reached an agreement on the composition of the presidential council, which was the main point of contention for months
At least 10 people were killed and over 180 injured as the security apparatus cracked down Sunday’s march marking the anniversary of the 1989 coup that brought ex-president Omar al-Bashir to power
The proposal outlines the composition of the bodies of power that will govern Sudan over the next several years
“To the tyrants who believed for a while that victory was theirs, we say, our people will rise up.. to recommence the journey and complete the revolution,” the SPA said as the protesters begin preparations to escalate.
This was agreed upon by the junta after the civil disobedience and political strike action by the civilian opposition had paralyzed Sudan since Sunday.
Amid a reign of terror, the Sudanese Professionals Association called on the international community to recognize it as the sole representative of the people. It also warned of a humanitarian disaster.