COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Federal Presidential Republic
Current President: Omar al-Bashir
Population: 43,120,843 (2018)
Land Size: 1.8 million sq km (728,215 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Oct 19, 2019: Kuwait reiterates its support to Sudan at the Security Council - AllAfrica News: Sudan
[SNA] New York -Kuwait reiterated its firm position on supporting Sudan, its unity, sovereignty, stability and territorial integrity, stressing that the new Sudan needs the support of all.
- Sat - Oct 19, 2019: Severe Bread Crisis in Sudan's Atbara - AllAfrica News: Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -People living in the town of Atbara in River Nile state are suffering again from bread shortages.
- Sat - Oct 19, 2019: Eastern Sudanese Activist Accuses Security Chief of Murder - AllAfrica News: Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -An activist in eastern Sudan's El Gedaref accuses the police and the state's prosecution of foot-dragging concerning the complaint lodged against the former director of the security apparatus in the state, charging him with murder, torture, and illegal detention.
- Sat - Oct 19, 2019: Port Sudan Protest Against School Area Turned Into Commercial District - AllAfrica News: Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Neighbourhood committees in El Gadisiya in Port Sudan organised a vigil on Thursday in protest against the decision of the authorities to change the use of a piece of land where a school would be constructed to commercial use by companies and shops. The decision was taken during the ruling of President Omar Al Bashir, who was deposed in April this year.
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Experts Warn of Looming Floods Along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers - AllAfrica News: Sudan
[Dalsan Radio] There is high risk of flooding along the Juba and Shabelle rivers given the onset of rains in Somalia and the Ethiopian highlands, the UN has warned.