By Brian Moses MBowe, New Africa Business News
New Africa Business News- These demonstrations began at the end of last year over price hikes and food shortages. It quickly escalated into calls for the president to resign. This is the biggest challenge yet to his nearly 30 years in power. The protesters maintain pressure on Bashir to stepdown. Rallies took place across the country.
Several thousands of the protesters have rallied for second day outside the Sudanese Military head quarters in Khartoum the capital city of Sudan. Protesters are urging the country’s military to back their demands for President Omar al- Bashir to resign.
Many protesters including opposition Leaders, activists have also been detained by the President’s security forces. Several of the protesters killed.
Sudan’s powerful Parliament voted last week to shorten from one year to six Months a State of Emergency declared by President Omar al- Bashir last Month in response to widespread protests.
Reported by Brian Moses MBowe, New Africa Business News North America Correspondent
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