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Sudanese President Vows ‘War on Corruption’ to Revive Ailing Economy

“It is a war against corruption everywhere. It is a war at its beginning and it will not stop until its goals are achieved by ending gold smuggling, currency speculation and monopolization of essential commodities” President Al-Bashir.

Saboteurs of the economy. President al-Bashir vowed to combat corruption and declared war against speculators and manipulators with the Sudanese economy. (AP Photo/Ali Ngethi)

BY AFP

President Omar al-Bashir vowed on Monday to launch a “war on corruption” in a bid to revive Sudan’s ailing economy and curb food price rises.

In a strongly worded address to parliament, Bashir said a nexus between foreign currency traders, bankers and smugglers had damaged the economy, already weakened by US sanctions, conflicts and loss of oil revenues since a north-south split in 2011. Continue reading Sudanese President Vows ‘War on Corruption’ to Revive Ailing Economy