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Protesters in Sudan demanding the end of military rule. (Photo/EPA-EFE/Stringer).

When The Camel’s Back Broke: How Sudan’s Economic Crisis Had A Role In Protests That Toppled al-Bashir

Since 2011, with the independence of the south, Sudan’s oil revenues have shrunk by 75%. With the trebling of the price of bread last December, and the rate of inflation hovering around 70%, the camels back was finally broken.


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Omar al-Bashir faces uneasy times.

With Real Inflation Possibly 50%, Sudan’s Widening Bread Price Protests May Not End Soon

Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.