Sudanese transitional authorities approved a law on Thursday to dissolve the former ruling party and repealed a public order law used to regulate women’s behavior under ex-president Omar al-Bashir, the justice minister said.
Things are tough for Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, who is trying to avert the collapse of an economy wrecked by three decades of mismanagement and US sanctions.
Darfur’s transitional government has asked the UN and the AU to keep operating their joint peacekeeping mission in the country – a force that Omar al-Bashir was trying to shut down.
Sudan has launched a women’s football league, a move that reflects the new transitional government’s aspirations for the country and allows female players to push for wider acceptance.
The council took over the reins of government in August after military and civilian parties and protest groups signed a three-year power-sharing deal after months of strife.