October 17, 2021

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In Sudan, a failed coup attempt, official media say

State media reported that a coup attempt had taken place in Sudan on Tuesday (September 21) morning. “Failed coup attempt, people must face it”, they said. She is a “Led by a group of armed officers and civilians from the old regime [et] Suppressed at dawn [mardi]Information Minister Hamza Balol told state television. Officers arrested “Leaders of the failed conspiracy” And the situation is now “Under control”, He added.

A government source confirmed to Agency France-Press that the conspirators had tried to take control of the state media building, but “They failed”. A senior military official explained that there were officers involved in the failed plot “Immediate suspension”.

On Tuesday, traffic in Central Khartoum appeared fluid around Army headquarters. However, Sudanese security services have set up a main bridge on the other side of the Nile connecting Khartoum and Omdurman.

Mohammed Hamdan Daglo, a powerful paramilitary leader and member of the Sovereign Council, called “Hemati” in a speech to his fighters: “We will not allow a conspiracy.” “We want a real democratic transition with free and fair elections.” He added, Suna, the official news agency.

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A weak political change

The coup attempt was overthrown in March 2019, after the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of unchallenged rule. Sudan is undergoing weak change Characterized by economic problems and deep political divisions. In recent months, the government has made a series of difficult economic reforms to qualify for a debt relief program from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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These measures, including the reduction of subsidies and the establishment of a restricted float on the local currency, were considered too harsh by many Sudanese. There have been sporadic protests across the country recently against IMF support measures and the rising cost of living.

There were several conspiracies at XX in Sudane Century, the most recent of which – the military coup with the support of the Islamists – in 1989 by Mr. Brought Bashir to power. He has been in prison in Khartoum since his dismissal, and the latter is currently under investigation for his involvement in the same conspiracy.

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