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Sudan’s defence minister overthrows al-Bashir


Sudan's head of military transition council Awad Ibn Ouf (Photo SUNA)
April 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Defense Minister First Vice- President Awad Ibn Ouf overthrew President Omer al-Bashir and announced his arrest in a safe place.

On Thursday afternoon, Ibn Ouf read a military statement on behalf of the Supreme Security Committee, which includes the armed forces, the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the police.

He said the Committee "decided to carry out what was not expected by the head of the regime and took full responsibility for changing the whole regime during a two-year transitional period," he said before to add that "the armed forces - with a limited representation of the components of that committee - will take is the responsibility of the state administration.

"I, the Minister of Defense, the head of the Supreme Security Committee, announces the uprooting of the regime and the arrest of its head in a safe place."

He explained that the Security Committee has been since the 6 April considering the alternatives and warned of the seriousness of the situation but they were faced by the Stubbornness and insistence on security solutions, without naming al-Bashir.

He added they had been convinced of the impossibility to implement such an option, pointing out that it would have caused significant losses.

Ibn Ouf made his speech after a long delay as it was announced since the early morning.

It came in a bid to end the over four-month protests demanding al-Bashir and his regime to step down.

Ibn Ouf further announced a number of measures including the formation of a Transitional Military Council to rule the country for a two-year transitional period.

The details of this government will be disclosed in a later statement, he said.

Also, he decided to suspend the Interim Constitution of 2005 and announced a three-month state of emergency and a one-month of curfew from 10 pm to 4 am.

He further decided the closure of the airspace for twenty-four hours.

Furthermore, he dissolved the government, the parliament and the presidential cabinet as well as the state governments and legislatures.

Ibn Ouf maintained the unilateral cease-fire throughout Sudan and announced the immediate release of all political prisoners, the creation of a conducive climate for the peaceful transfer of power, the building of political parties, the holding of free and fair elections at the end of the transitional period and the establishment of a permanent constitution.


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  • 12 April 01:35, by choldit

    This is a perfect plan. Isn’t it? It may bring peace to Sudan. But how could it look like if it were South Sudan?

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    • 12 April 07:00, by Midit Mitot


      Sudan former president Omer Al-bashir and his general Auf had a long term plans, that was not a real coup. When you compare South Sudan and Sudan they are completely different because there is no national Army in South Sudan the only active army in our country is tribal army. that,s different from South Sudan and Sudan.

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      • 12 April 10:53, by Pakuai

        Midit Mitot,
        What you bunch of brainless idiots with no programs in your lives will never cease to pander to your cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan, aren’t you? Tell that to people of Southern Blue Nile, Nuba Mountains and Darfur and see if they would agree with foolish assertion that North Sudan army is an inclusive army. By the, many of Nuer militias who were the employees of North Sudan>>>

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        • 12 April 11:03, by Pakuai

          army during the South Sudanese people genuine war of independence and welcomed back in 2006 and became the majority in the main SPLA. And of course in 2013-2014, those Nuer militias defected enmassie and their Riek Machar aimless armed rebellion. Now, most of those Nuer militias are loitering in Khartoum with no program. And here you idiots are blaming others about South Sudan being tribal army>>>

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          • 12 April 11:16, by Pakuai

            Mr. Midit Mitot,
            When are some of our ’Nuers ke Nyantoc’ going to look your self in mirror and man up to your reckless behavior? Your Riek Machar was even asked to stop in aimless armed rebellion in December 2013 and early 2014 to abandon his aimless armed rebellion but wouldn’t listen. He just wanted to fulfill his ’Ngundeng Buong magician superstitions’ that he will rule South Sudan at

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            • 12 April 11:28, by Pakuai

              all costs no matter how much destructions and divisions he had been causing South Sudanese people since 1991, 2013, 2016 and now, the foreign puppet, traitor and thief is back to to his cloned Arabs of North Sudan arms. Some of our ’Nuer ke Nyantoc’ fellows, grow up fellows, no more handling of traitors with kid gloves some of these days. The same, Dinkas/Muonyjiengs were the ones who stood up to>

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              • 12 April 11:38, by Pakuai

                against your cloned cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan while you idiots were guarding our oil fields on their behave. You losers have been honestly asked to bring your ’arses back to South Sudan and join the ’South South Sudanese people national dialogue’ but your Riek Machar magician and his foolish allies don’t want this honest call>>>

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                • 12 April 11:47, by Pakuai

                  They instead want the ’UN NEW WORLD ORDER’ to be established here in South Sudan. And the so-called ’regional rapid force (RPF) to be deployed into our country to come and protect the traitors, thieves, foreign puppets/ stooges to come and protect the criminals against the South Sudanese people. And this is why the evils in the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and even some>>>

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                  • 12 April 11:58, by Pakuai

                    of their creepy ally countries here in our own region and the whole Africa are so fixated on our country small issues than massive problems in their own countries. Many countries like our cloned arab North Sudan, Abesh (ethiopia), Kenya and even Uganda economies’ are ’projected/balance’ over South Sudan resources. And these cheap and dirty intrigues are not being ’noticed’ by our some of our>>>

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                    • 12 April 12:11, by Pakuai

                      lowly informed ’Nuers ke Nyantoc’ and foolish’ allies. But these losers would the frst to ’wake up’ later like ’spook’ birds’ after their villages are again ’occupied’ like our North Sudan, Gambella region, Masaai of Kenya areas of ’Laikipia & Nanyuki’, some parts of Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola, whole of South Africa and Namibia. But not a single Dinkas/ Muonyjiengs of the Sudan would>>>

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                      • 12 April 12:20, by Pakuai

                        be occupied by the evil ’ white Americans, English people, evil juus (so-called israelis), their cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), their Bantus in Kenya and some of their creepy allies here in Africa who covet our country and our people, not even in million years ’Nuers me Nyantoc’ fools’, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>>

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                      • 12 April 12:24, by Pakuai

                        be occupied by the evil ’ white Americans, English people, evil juus (so-called israelis), their cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), their Bantus in Kenya and some of their creepy allies here in Africa who covet our country and our people, not even in million years ’Nuers me Nyantoc’ fools’, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>>

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                    • 12 April 12:25, by injuba

                      Congrats, Pakuai/ formerly known as Kuch, you really mastered copy and paste as always. Your ranting about the rest of the world was amusing first, some years ago. But by now it becomes a bit tiresome. I can assure you, most the rest of the world hardly knows where South Sudan is located at or what is going on here. So the thieving tribal government can continue what it did since the CPA: Stealing

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                      • 12 April 12:44, by Pakuai

                        Do you even ’know’ what ’copy and paste’ is? Can trace most posts to another person similar to my posts? Injuba, how much taxes you loser paid the government of South Sudan since the CPA, 2005 to steal from you zilch/zero/nought-000. Chap, watch your damn language. You lowly educated fools and inline trolls don’t know whom they often disparaged online. But be very very careful fools.>>>

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  • 12 April 07:42, by Joyuma John

    Dear Midit mitot,
    sure south Sudan has no any national army, but what I think, one day one time, if nothing will change on south sudan current situation, then this tribal army will turn against both kiir and machar so that people must get their freedom.

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    • 12 April 12:34, by Pakuai

      Most of lowly informed Nuers have been asked to get the hell out of these filthy so-called UN compounds and farm your own damn food. But you low lives don’t want to listen, you just want to fed free UN meager food rations while sitting and complain and misuse of resources, corruption’s and all, while doing nothing to help your sorry selves. Some of our Nuers ke Nyantoc’ fools. Your love affair of>

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      • 12 April 12:44, by injuba

        Pakuai/ Kuch, let me guess. It is about: "the evils in the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and even some of their creepy ally countries here in our own region and the whole Africa are so fixated on our country small issues than massive problems in their own countries. Many countries like our cloned arab North Sudan, Abesh (ethiopia), Kenya and the evil jews and

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        • 12 April 12:45, by injuba

          the evil white people and the evil Bantu and the evil Equatorians and and and. Get a life!!!

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          • 12 April 13:00, by Pakuai

            I have never mentioned ’evil Equatorians’ but if you loser wanted to be mentioned ’evil Equatorians’ then so be it. Injuba, watch this space fool. Barias are not any different from some of our ’Nuers ke Nyantoc’ traitors, thieves and foreign puppets. Your Alfred Lado Gore and Mr. Martin Kenyi were on payroll of our cloned arabs of North Sudan, with Joseph Konyi of LRA against the SPLA>>>

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            • 12 April 13:11, by Pakuai

              during our genuine war of independence from our cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan. Injuba, your ’Alfred Lado Gore, Riek Machar, Taban Deng Gain and others staged ’their 15/12/2013 against an elected and waged a war against the South Sudanese people, however the traitors, foreign puppets/soiges and thieves were asked to stop playing games, but come back to South Sudanese in early 2014>>>

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              • 12 April 13:20, by Pakuai

                Your own Alfred Lado and his Riek Machar were taken to ’US by their US masters handlers in 2005’ and went disparaged the current Salva Kiir. After Mr. Riek Machar aimless armed rebellion ’resurfaced in Juba, the 7 2016’ Mr. Alfred Lado Goire, Mr. Taban Deng Gai and others refused to go to exile again. Do you unstanstand Injuba?>>>>

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                • 12 April 13:31, by Pakuai

                  I am the one of the boys who help bombed ’mundukuru’ our cloned so-called (Arabs of North Sudan) out of Yei in 1997, Kapoeta in 2002. And in my in own battalions in those battles, there was not a ’single Equatorian or Nuer’ then, it was all the Dinka/Jenges boys and a few boys from ’Nuba Mountains and Southern Blue Nile, Maban or Burun’ Injuba fool>>>>

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                  • 12 April 13:47, by Pakuai

                    I was injured very badly in the battle of Kapoeta, in New Kapoeta area. Mr. Injuba, ’not a single’ cloned so-called of North Sudan army criminals did reach Torit’ idiot, we killed all of them. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Injuba, l am the one who helped bomb Mr. Riek Machar so-called ’white army (Jesh Mabior) here out of my home town of Bor in 2014, Malakal and other small villages>>>>>

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                    • 12 April 13:58, by Pakuai

                      To cut the story *Injuba* piece of trash, our country is coveted by every bpiece trash on face of earth. ’The so-called ’Brexit (the UK leaving the European Union, the UK’ is being ’negotiated over our country and people. I have idiot heard the phrase, "Fashoda incidence". The French criminals have not ’moved their legions’ out of Central Africa republic (C.A.R)>>>

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                      • 12 April 14:08, by Pakuai

                        DR Congo, republic of Congo, Chad, Niger, Tunisia, Elgeria, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Mali, Bakina Faso or Senegal. And the evils in this ’devil infested island of England, the US, their evil juus (so-called Israelis), their gulf Arab states financiers think; they copy cat the French legion in Africa. And South Sudan and South Sudanese people are their ’center of universe’>>>>

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                        • 12 April 14:20, by Pakuai

                          This is all about to always play our country and our their *Geopolitical intrigues and maneuvers* to a achieve their ’cheap and dirty intrigues’ in their countries. That is not going to happen under the sun, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Fellows, watch this space. There will be no Bantus or White people in Kenya, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia>>>

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                          • 12 April 14:30, by Pakuai

                            Rwanda, even some parts of Uganda. DR Congo, Chad, Nigeria, Ghana and other bunch of creepy criminals in between. Fellows. South Sudan is not part of the evil juus (so-called Israelis), ANGLO-AMERICA, gulf Arab states empiure, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, *Indians, Pakistanis, Bangaledeshis, Nepalese, Sri Lankans and some of their creeps out of our country and over our people>>>

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                            • 12 April 14:41, by Pakuai

                              my lowly informed South Sudanese fools. The evils behind the current ’mess in our country and over our people’ projected that South Sudan and South Sudanese people would be *Geopolitical chess game’ like they always do ’ in DR Congo, Angola, Mozambique, Cuaba, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Egypt, some countries in Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe--->>>>

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                              • 12 April 14:51, by Pakuai

                                and some if creeps here in our own region. Fellows. South Sudan is nt part if so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire, never has and will never ever will. ’Winston Churchill’ was a propagandist. All these ’intrigues’ being played over in ’our cloned so-called Arab North Sudan’ are just pure intrigues. The evils dream that ’South Sudan’ and their cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan’ would be ’reunited’>>>

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                                • 12 April 20:07, by injuba

                                  Pakuai/ Kuch, I really believe you regarding you injury during the battle of Kapoeta. Definately a serious head injury, with lasting effects, critically effected prefontal cortex.
                                  This, combined with a limited intellectual capacity from the start, explains your posts since a couple of years.I am so sorry, mate, for your handicap.

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