Recent reports have surfaced that Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down, this after the Sudanese army on Thursday planned to make “an important announcement”, state media said, after weeks of protests against the longtime leader.
People are moving around freely around the streets of Sudan without military restriction. It’s been six hours since the army has reached out to radio stations, Omar al-Bashir is out. Expected to announce a new leadership/administration. It seems like the military is now in control. Lots of questions to be answered. Everyone awaits official government announcement – Äl Jazeera.
The army has taken control of certain government installations, a lot of people associated with the ruling regime have been arrested. The army has been cooperative, protective of protests. Omar al-Bashir has not been heard of. Top government and military officials have had a meeting without the president.