Thousands of Sudanese protesters were camped outside army headquarters for a fifth day on Wednesday demanding President Omar Al Bashir step down, after the police ordered their forces not to intervene.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, has announced its plan to deposit $250 million into the Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS), to secure increased liquidity and strengthen the financial position of Sudan.
The head of Sudan's ruling military council, General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, will head a new joint civilian-military council when it is formed, a top general said on Tuesday.
Sudan's public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted president Omar Al Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without legal grounds, a judicial source said on Saturday.
The UAE said on Wednesday it supported an “orderly” transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran president Omar Al Bashir are locked in a standoff with protesters demanding civilian rule.
Protest leaders were to hold talks on Saturday with Sudan’s military rulers who have so far resisted calls to transfer power to a civilian administration, leading figures in the protest movement said.
Sudan’s ruling military transferred former president Omar Al Bashir to a prison in the country’s capital as hundreds of people marched on Wednesday to a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum, calling for a quick handover of power to a civilian leadership.
Bashir was ousted by the army last Thursday after four months of protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule. The country's new military rulers had said he was being held "in a secure place".
Sudan’s opposition will present a list of mostly technocratic candidates for a civilian-led transitional council during its sit-in on Sunday, a top opposition leader told Reuters. The leader, who declined to be named, said the proposed council would be mostly civilian with some military participation.
Hundreds of demonstrators worked through the night into Friday clearing away bricks and debris, after military rulers demanded that roadblocks which have paralysed parts of Khartoum must be dismantled before talks on a new transitional body can resume.