Sudanese authorities arrested14 leaders of an opposition coalition on Saturday, a spokesperson for the grouping said, as anti-government protests driven by an economic crisis continued for a fourth day in several cities.
Air fares in Sudan skyrocketed this week after aviation authorities ordered airlines to price tickets in line with a new exchange rate mechanism that sharply devalued the local currency.
Deputy President David Mabuza, has arrived in Sudan on his second leg of the member states of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday named a former finance official as central bank governor, a day after a new cabinet was sworn in tasked with curbing soaring inflation.
Sudan’s ruling party unveiled a new 21-member cabinet Thursday after President Omar al-Bashir sacked the previous government for failing to tackle a growing economic crisis.