Newspaper Headlines, February 14, 2021

Akhbar Alyoum

–          Public Prosecution denies issuing arrest warrants against members of Empowerment Dismantling Committee.

–          Withdrawal of houseman doctors from hospitals in the centre and at state levels in preparation for a massive strike.


–          Minister of interior orders imposition the prestige of State

–          Postponement of the announcement of new state governors

–          Ministry of finance pledges to continue support of strategic goods


–          Al-Tayar publishes the most serious information concerning arrest campaigns of former regime’s remnants

–          Prosecution arrests leaders of former regime in Gedarif on charges of financing terrorism

–          Wajdi Salih: the Republican Palace remains for Sudan, not al-Burhan


–         Actions are louder than words, Darfur IDPs call on the government to oblige by its statements as regards the ICC

–          Low cotton productivity in Gezira state, the board of directors says outsourcing companies to be held accountable

–          Ministry of finance accuses unidentified parties of obstructing the flow of commodities


–          By virtue of a sovereign ordinance: Return to regional governance

–          The Government ends controversy and announces extradition of the deposed president to the ICC

Akhbar Alyoum says the Public Prosecutor Office denies rumours circulating in social media that arrest warrants on offences against the state issued by the Prosecution against 3 members of the Empowerment Dismantling Committee

The paper also says withdrawal of houseman doctors from many hospitals both in the centre and at state levels in preparation for massive strike, according to Houseman Doctors Committee, in protest against the non-payment of their salaries.

Assayha reports an informed source of the Transitional Partners Council confirming postponement of the announcement of new state governors. The source explained the postponement comes for more consultation on the nomination of candidates from the parties to the peace process, as well as FFC candidates in preparation to resolve the issue at the upcoming FFC board meeting.

The paper also says the finance minister, Gibril Ibrahim, vowed not to remove strategic goods subsidies, including gas, until the end of this year.

Al-Tayar picks up that Wajdi Salih discloses the circumstances of their prevention from entering the Republican Palace.

The paper also reports that Gedarif Police arrested 30 of the ousted president al-Bashir party, NCP, acting on a Public Prosecution warrant under articles 35, 36 and 37 of anti-terrorism and money laundering act; in addition to articles 50 and 51 of criminal law.

Al-Hadatha Head of Darfur IDPs (internally displaced persons) and refugees’ coordination unit, al-Sheikh Matar Younis, called on the transitional government to transfer all those accused of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity to the International Criminal Court (ICC) immediately.

Farmers in Gezira scheme complained of low cotton productivity, and emphasized that the planting season has not achieved its productivity, in addition to land losses which have been shrunk dramatically.

Al-Mawakib picked up that member of Transitional Sovereignty Council (TSC), Mohamed Hassan al-Taishi, revealed that the transitional government agreed to issue a decree to return to regional governance which will be officially proclaimed on April 14, and will be activated before the end of May 2021.

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