Latest Africanss News/February 11, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/139 views Artists Inspire Protesters, Al-Bashir Still Defiant – Awate.comshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Related Articles Despite the heightened popular protest demanding his removal, the embattled Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir is still defiant and refuses to give in. He insists he can only be removed through the ballot box, in an election planned for next year. Al Bashir, who is leaning on the support of the Muslim Brotherhood and its international network, has warned the protesters against plunging the country in chaos, citing unstable countries in the region. He blames the unrest on an international conspiracy. ALSO READ 2019 Election: Jonathan Tells Nigerians To Shun ViolenceThe protest that celebrated its one-month anniversary on January 19, 2019, has grown to cover all Sudanese cities and regions. This is the longest protest since Sudan became independent 62 years ago. Al Bashir has presided over half of the period since Sudan became impendent in 1956. Several people have been killed in stampedes, as police fired tear gas and live fire. So far, the unrest has claimed the lives of around forty people, including a doctor and a child who were killed by police bullets. In addition, close to a thousand activists have been detained in the protests. ALSO READ Buhari approves NPF enhanced salary structureIn an unprecedented move, a cleric stated that several clerics have asked Al-Bashir to step down. Meanwhile, Sudanese social media pages are buzzing with old and new catchy chants and protest songs inspiring the people. Leave A Comment Below Related share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleBREAKING: Peter Obi storms Aba to visit Ariaria for campaign (Photos Inside) — Aba City Blognext articleMoghalu reacts To Soyinka Endorsing Him For PresidentRelated PostsLatest Africanss News/February 22, 2019 /No Comment Africa: Debutant Young Menas Dream BigLatest Africanss News/February 22, 2019 /No Comment Algeria: Education, Environment Ministries Sign Agreement On Consolidating Environmental Awareness in SchoolsMauritania: Dr. Al-Dirdiri Receives Copy of Credentials of Mauritania AmbassadorIs spicy Omoyele Sowore the “deviant” Nigeria needs? – African ArgumentsWestern Sahara: Algeria and South Africa Renew Their Support to Saharawi People Right to Self-Determination and FreedomWhy do faculty members protesting in Sabha University?COMESA, EU sign €10m facility to support private sector – Daily News EgyptSenegal: Suspicions Cloud Senegal’s Upcoming ElectionAfrica: In West Africa, UN Security Council Visits Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-BissauEntrevista con el Coordinador de la Ventanilla Única Empresarial Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.