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Sudan’s Bashir Says He Will Step Down in 2020

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says he will step down when his current term is over, four years from now. “In 2020, there will be a new president and I will be an ex-president,” Bashir said during an interview with the BBC, broadcast Thursday. During the interview, he said his job is “exhausting” and he would not be a candidate in the next presidential election. Bashir, 72, is among Africa's longest-ruling leaders. He has been in power since 1989 when he seized power through...

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