Sudan’s Burhan says he is keeping PM Hamdok at his own home

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Sudan's Prime Minister in the transitional government Abdalla Hamdok addresses people as they celebrate the first anniversary of the start of the uprising that toppled long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir, at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum

DUBAI – Sudan’s top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said on Tuesday he was keeping ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok at his own house.

He told a news conference in Khartoum that Hamdok was safe and kept away “for his own safety.”

(Reporting by Nadine Awadalla, writing by Maher Chmaytelli)