Barbers shave their customers in Khartoum on Wednesday. Reuters
Sudanese protest leaders said that talks scheduled for Friday with the country’s military rulers were postponed after rebel members of their movement expressed reservations over a power-sharing deal inked with the generals this week.
Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people.
Residents reported ground battles in several neighbourhoods of Khartoum between the army and the paramilitary RSF, as well as heavy gunfire in the north of Omdurman and the east of Bahri.
The new prices, which include 5 per cent VAT, will take effect from Sunday, October 1. Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs3.44 a litre, compared to Dhs3.42 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils, while Special 95 will cost Dh3.33 a litre, compared to Dh3.31 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils.
According to the Election Commission, a total of over 282,000 people are eligible to participate in the voting to choose the island nation's new president with a five-year term.
The symposium in in historic city Ghent will feature urologist Peter Wiklund of Mount Sinai Hospital, US; Dr Rajesh K Ahlawat, Medanta The Medicity; Dr Rajeev Kumar, AIIMS; and Profofessor Francesco Porpiglia of San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Italy.