Tag: Abdalla Hamdok
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok announced long-awaited economic and political reforms that aim at rescuing the country’s economy and keeping its civilian transition on track. CNBC Africa spoke to Akol Dok, Africa Political & Economic Affairs Analyst for more.
Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt targeting his convoy in the capital Khartoum. According to reports, Mr. Hamdok survived car bomb explosion and has been moved to a safe location. Activist, Rozan Ahmed joins CNBC Africa for more.
Sudan has been in economic turmoil since it lost the bulk of its oil production in 2011 when South Sudan seceded after decades of civil war.
Sudan has a civilian prime minister for the first time since 1989, the year Omar Al-Bashir deposed Sadiq Al-Mahdi. The new (transitional) prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, took the oath of office on Wednesday, August 21 – on the same day as the new Sovereign Council.