Former President Omar Al-Bashir, who was deposed in a military-led coup in April 2019, is the most high-profile among the individuals wanted by the ICC: He faces charges of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed in Darfur.
The African nation needs up to $5 billion in budget support to avert economic collapse and launch reforms.
Al-Bashir’s whereabouts is of interest because he’s wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide in Darfur.
The military has taken control of the country and is arresting government officials – including former cabinet ministers and the leader of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) Ahmed Harun.
Latest reports from Sudan indicate that the military has said it will not extradite deposed president Omar Al-Bashir who is charged with war crimes. Meanwhile, protesters have vowed not to stop protesting until a civilian rule is established. Hassan Elhagali, Professor of Political science at the University of Khartoum joins CNBC Africa to help us understand Bashir’s fate and the current situation.
Sudanese people took to the streets for much more than a struggling economy, or the price of bread. They have been calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the Omar al-Bashir regime.
Sudanese President since 1993 Omar Al Bashir has stepped down after months of unrest in the Capital Khartoum. And now for more on this, Sudanese Freelance Journalist Elzahraa Jadallah joins CNBC Africa on phone to discuss the end of Bashir's regime.