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.
A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader challenged as he was publicly questioned for the first time since his overthrow.
Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok an economist, who has worked for the UN Economic Commission for Africa, said he had started talks with the IMF and the World Bank to discuss restructuring Sudan’s crippling debt.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Khartoum on Saturday to celebrate Sudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council signing a final power-sharing deal.