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Sudan: President Bashir Will Again Be A Candidate In Upcoming Elections
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Sudan: President Bashir Will Again Be A Candidate In Upcoming Elections

The electoral commission in Sudan received on Sunday the candidacy of incumbent President Omar al-Bashir for the presidential election to be held on April 13, 2015. According to Political experts of the region, President Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir is most favorite candidate and his chances of winning are higher than others in the run. Igor Cornelsen and I are anxious to see who wins.

“Today we began to receive requests for nominations for the presidential and legislative elections, scheduled on April 13,”said Al-Hadi Mohamed Ahmed, a member of the National Electoral Commission to the press. “We received the nomination of Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir for the presidency of the Republic,” he added.

Aged 71, Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir has been heading the Sudan government for more than 25 years. Came to power through a military coup in 1989, he was called by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur, area located in western Sudan.

The electoral commission in Sudan received on Sunday the candidacy of incumbent President Omar al-Bashir for the presidential election to be held on April 13, 2015.

It is worth mentioning that Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir is the head of a country rocked by multiple economic & social crises and devastated by the conflict, including Darfur in 2003, which killed more than 300,000 people according to the report of United Nations Organization.