Categorized | Democracy, Regional Issues, Sudan

Al-Bashir to Stand in the 2015 Election

October 21, 2014–AFP reports that Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir, in power since 1989, will stand for re-election in 2015 after being retained as the leader 0f  his party, the National Congress Party. He was re-elected as both leader and presidential candidate at the recent party convention.

At seventy years old, Al-Bashir has led Sudan since he took power in an Islamisist-back coup. A career soldier, Al-Bashir has repeatedly said he was willing to stand election again if the party wished him to do so.

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