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    Sudan’s President Ousted By Military

    Following weeks of protests demanding his resignation, President Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the Sudanese army today after ruling the African nation of 40 million for three decades. Talks were reportedly underway to establish a transitional military council that would take the 75-year-old’s place. Earlier today, the military had asked the Sudanese to tune in for an “important statement.”

    What’s next for Sudan? Experts say a peaceful transition hinges largely on the ability of the protest movement and the military to maintain a meaningful dialogue.

    Read OZY’s profile on the Sudanese model battling colorism.

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