Features of Economic and social Developments in Sudan 1983-1985


  • Ahmed Irhail Abbas


Numeiri, economy, civil war, Sharia laws


Sudan has experienced a state of political instability since its independence in 1956, as it witnessed two military coups during the first thirteen years of independence, which led to the arrival of Colonel Jaafar Muhammad Numeiri to the head of power in 1969 AD, to continue in power until the year 1985 AD, with the army coup against him and overthrowing his regime. The period of President Nimeiry’s rule in Sudan lasted approximately sixteen years, during which Sudan witnessed many events that had a clear impact on the situation of the street and the Sudanese citizen. Starting from the year 1983 AD until the fall of the Nimeiry regime in April 1985 AD, the subject of the study is that the country witnessed economic deterioration and contraction, and changes that affected the citizen. Sudanese as a result of what the country witnessed, from the re-eruption of the second civil war in southern Sudan, the changes in climate conditions that affected North Africa, including Sudan, and the government decisions that affected Sudanese public life, in addition to the economic contraction due to the war on the one hand, and the government’s policy and procedures on the other hand. The research was divided into an introduction and two sections, the first dealt with the economic situation in Sudan, and the second section dealt with the social aspect of Sudanese citizens.