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Sudanese Opposition Party to Boycott April Presidential Election

Sudan’s largest opposition party, the National Umma Party (NUP), said it will not take part in the April 13 presidential election. Mariam Sadig al-Mahdi, daughter of NUP leader Sadiq al-Mahdi, said any election would not be free and fair because the ruling National Congress Party of President Omar al-Bashir controls everything in the country.   Bashir, in power for 26 years, launched his re-election bid on Sunday. Mariam said the opposition wants the creation of a...

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