Bashir loyalists to rally in Khartoum on Thursday: party

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrives to meet with police officials at the headquarters of the "police house" in the capital Khartoum on December 30, 2018. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP

What you need to know:

  • National Congress Party chief Ahmed Harun says they support calls to organise a gathering on Thursday.

  • In March, Bashir handed his powers as party leader to Harun as part of top level changes he made in the face of the protests that erupted against his rule in December.

  • The National Congress Party was formed a few years after Bashir took power in an Islamist-backed coup in 1989.



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