Khartoum 23/04/2018 – The escalating fuel crisis in Sudan covers the main headlines of the Khartoum press on Monday, with the majority highlighting the lack of transportation and congestion caused by fuel queues at some gas stations.
AlSudani – “Aggravated fuel problem and a severe transport crisis in Khartoum” read the headline, and AlSudani reported that the owners of the (Haysat) vehicles imposed an increase in tariffs by nearly 50%.
Alintibaha – “Khartoum turned into a pedestrian capital in the absence of fuel and transportation” read the headline, as rows of vehicles park in the street in front of fuel pumps and causing traffic jams in many of the main streets of Khartoum.
Alintibaha also reported that an official source at the Oil Ministry blamed the Central Bank of Sudan for the fuel crisis in the country for not providing foreign exchange for import, and the source confirmed the arrival of (5) ships loaded with fuel to Port Sudan waiting for discharge.
Altayar – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Ghandour, told the newspaper that he was very satisfied with what he had given to his country and to the Foreign Ministry, and wished to have given more than what he already has.
Aljareeda – The National Commission for Human Rights has acknowledged violations in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. The Commission has revealed that it has received more than 46 complaints, in the past 16 months, by citizens against the security and intelligence services, and a number of other state services related to human rights violations.