Sudanese Protest Lifting of Fuel Subsidies

Khartoum — Sudanese protesters burned tires in part of the capital, Khartoum, Wednesday night, after the government lifted all subsidies on gasoline and diesel.

Finance Minister Jibril Ibrahim announced Tuesday that prices will be determined by the cost of importing and transporting gas and diesel, along with taxes and profit margins.

The new fuel prices are in line with import costs, said a Finance Ministry statement.

Under the new pricing system, fuel will increase from about 35 cents to…


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