Sudan Requests the UNSC to withdraw UNISFA from Abeyi and Nafie’ is Hospitalized

News Headlines, 24 Feb 2021

Akhbar Alyoum

  • Adjournment of coup plotters proceedings, and referring “Nafie” to hospital after contracting COVID-19.
  • Increase in cancer patients’ number; and Khartoum Oncology Hospital received a new TTF device.


  • Minnawi: my troops are not foreigners.
  • The government tends to withdraw Ethiopian Forces from Abyei.
  • Arrest warrants against those accused of al-Eilafoun camp massacre.


  • Gezira governor: Security services are “contaminated” with former regime associates.
  • Proposal to form the Legislative Council without referring to military nor FFC.
  • Sudan’s accession to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance and the International Convention against Torture.


  • House officers adjourn their strike in Khartoum and provinces.

Akhbar Alyoum reports that 30 June 1989 coup plotters’ proceedings has been adjourned for precautionary measures, and that accused Nafie Ali Nafie has been referred to Royal Care hospital, after contracting COVID-19.

The paper also says that Khartoum Oncology Hospital has announced those contracting cancer; adding that the health ministry announced that oncology hospital has received a new and well developed device for patients with tumors.

A source of the foreign ministry revealed to Sudan News Agency (SUNA) that Sudan has re-initiated its complaint against Egypt to the Security Council on 4 January 2021, according to the paper.


Assayha says that Head of Sudan Liberation Movement, Minni Minnawi, called for national reconciliation, and the need for an inclusive political dialogue; he also confirmed that his movement forces, which arrived to Khartoum, are within the Juba Peace Agreement.

Sudan is requesting the Security Council to withdraw the Ethiopian forces (UNISFA) from Abyei, according to Assayha.

The paper also reports that the Public Prosecutor’s Office had issued arrest warrants against 10 associates of former regime accused of killing nearly 200 forced recruits at al-Eilafoun training camp after trying to breakout of the camp to spend Eid al-Adha holiday with their families.

Gezira governor, Abdallah Idris, said that security services are still contaminated with former regime leaders and associates who are specially selected from their organization, according to al-Hadatha.

The paper also reports that the Legislative Council Initiative has held a workshop on the national mechanism for a revolutionary legislative council formation, in the presence of many grass-root groups.

Al-Hadatha also reports that a joint meeting of the Sovereignty and Minister’s Councils approved yesterday, Tuesday, accession to the International convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, and the International Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, as well as passing many other legislations.

Al-Jareeda picks up that Horsemanship Committee have ended their strike yesterday in Khartoum and provinces, following the Minister of Health’s intervention; the committee also revealed that they had reached an accord with the Ministry, and announced the resumption of work.


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