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Special report: Cash crisis worsening in post-Bashir Sudan
It was bread that eventually toppled Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir after 30 years in power. Last November, his government tried to triple the price of bread, prompting hundreds of thousands of people to take to the streets in protest. But, more than a month after Bashir was deposed, the economy is not any stronger.In fact, the country is currently in the throes of an economic crisis so grave that the government has been forced to limit withdrawals from ATM machines to a maximum of about $40 per day. And, to make matters worse, many machines are now empty. In this special FRANCE 24 report from Khartoum, Nadia Massih, Abdallah Malkawi and Karim Yahiaoui spend the day with one man trying to get his money and to make ends meet.



Sudan protests show no sign of abating amid calls for civilian govt
A month after forcing former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from office, thousands of people are still protesting in the streets of the capital Khartoum to demand the country’s military rulers make way for a civilian government.A military council has been in power ever since Bashir was ousted on April 11. Protesters, however, have pledged to fight on until a full-fledged democracy can be established. “Power to the people, not the military,” one protester told FRANCE 24. In an effort to increase pressure on the military, protest leaders have called for a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike starting on Monday. FRANCE 24's Nadia Massih, Karim Yahiaoui, Abdallah Malkawi reports from the streets of Khartoum.



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