Sudanese central bank receives ‘militia leader’s money’, report says

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Sudan’s central bank is being propped up with funds by a militia leader, according to informed observers, as inflation rises sharply and the country suffers a continuing economic crisis.

Professor Steve Hanke of Johns Hopkins University estimates that Sudan’s year-on-year inflation rate reached 116% in May. By Hanke’s estimates, Sudan’s year-on-year inflation rate had seen a considerable fall from December 2018, when it reached its recent high of about 180%. It fell to around 40% in February

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