Sudan Army Imposes Night-Time Curfew After Ousting Bashir

Wad Madani, capital of El Gezira state is also seeing a large response to the call for popular uprising (file photo).
11 April 2019

The Sudanese army on Thursday imposed a night-time curfew across the country after toppling veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.

"I announce a curfew for a month from 10:00 pm (2000 GMT) to 4:00 am (0200) GMT," Defence Minister Awad Ibnouf said. For five nights in a row protesters have kept up a sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, pushing for Bashir to step down.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Vanguard

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.