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Vol 61 No 11

Published 28th May 2020


Quicker march for the military

Pressure is mounting on Premier Hamdok to step up the pace of reform, cutting into the generals’ economic interests

The Sovereignty Council (SC) – the supreme authority running Sudan – has been dragging its feet on reforms that the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) alliance say are essential. Activists blame the preponderance of conservative officers for lack of progress. They want Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok's Council of Ministers to take a more robust line with the generals, unravelling their business interests and holding them to account on accusations of abuse.

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