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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Former Sudanese President, Abdulrahman Al-Dahab dies in Saudi Arabia

Former Sudanese President, Abdulrahman Al-Dahab has died in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Al-Dahab, aged 83, was the fifth President of Sudan. The former army officer served as president of Sudan from April 6, 1985, to May 6, 1986, after staging a coup.

He became more prominent when a former President, Gaafar Nimeiry, appointed him chief of staff, and later minister of defence and general commander of the armed forces, in 1984. In 1985, he staged a coup ousting Nimeiry. This made him to become the chairman of Transitional Military Council. Following elections, he surrendered power to the government of Sadiq al-Mahdi in 1986.

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