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Sudan swears in the first cabinet since Bashir exit

Sudan has sworn in its first cabinet since the overthrow of former leader Omar al-Bashir by the military.

The 18 member bench consists of four female leaders including the minister of Foreign Affairs Asmaa Abdallah.

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Taking their oath at the Presidential palace in Khartoum, Capital of Sudan, all eyes are on them to lift the country from its recent violence.

Currently, the country is still fighting to find peace and stability following the ouster of former president Omar al-Bashir.

The hope of a bright future stares the citizens following a peace pact and power-sharing pact between the military and the citizens.

Also read: Ex Sudan President in court to answer corruption charges

The pact is to ensure both parties equally share the control of the country before an electoral process is conducted to elect the next president.

Responding to BBC, Sudan military leader explained as to how he helped the country during the coup contrary to what people are saying.

Reports indicated that over 90 people are feared dead during clashes between citizens and the military with the most affected people being mothers and children.

Also read: Sudan civilian and military sign a power-sharing deal

HE further quashed rumors that he could face charges at the International Criminal Court, ICC if found guilty of the acts.

In August, former President Omar al-Bashir was presented before a Sudan court to answer corruption charges against him.

His legal team termed the allegations baseless even though Ksh 93 million dollars in different currencies was recovered in his home.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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