Cairo: On June 21, it emerged that the United Arab Emirates would build a new Red Sea port in Sudan as part of a $6 billion investment package. DAL group chairman Osama Daoud Abdellatif said that the package includes a free trade zone, a large agricultural project, and an imminent $300 million deposit to Sudan's central bank, which would be the first such deposit since the military takeover.
It was reported on Tuesday that the protestors had set up barricades across roads in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and some shops and offices were shut as a two-day general strike. The protest and civil disobedience campaign began in response to demonstrators’ casualties. “We must resist them until we are victorious or they rule an empty country after they have killed us all,” the Khartoum State resistance committees said in a statement.
Khartoum: On Dec 22, it was reported that Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok told a group of national political and intellectual figures that he wanted to resign in the coming hours. The Premier was reinstated on November 21 following a military revolt a month earlier.
Due to the street protest, the Sudanese army overran the home of Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau chief, El Musalmi El Kabbashi, and detained him on Sunday. Security forces also tried to disperse the protests in the capital Khartoum and other cities by using gunfire and tear gas. According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, the death toll for protestors, killed on Saturday, had risen to six.
Khartoum: It emerged on Saturday that 2 people were shot dead at the hands of Military forces during nationwide protests in Sudan. The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors has also confirmed the news. Any army representative of Sudan was not immediately accessible to remark on the reports of deaths.
Khartoum: On Tuesday, Sudan's leading general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan upheld the army's usurpation of democratic govt citing the civil war threat. He also indicted politicians of provocation against the armed forces during his first press conference after the takeover. "The threats we noticed last week could have directed the country into civil war," he stated.