The start of December Revolution was launched from the city of Atbara
on December 19, 2018, and its participation with a train in the famous sit-in created a global media momentum that attracted great attention from the international media and political circles.
However, the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD) reported that a protester was killed by a gunshot to the chest in Atbara
There was, however, a wider context to Atbara
's peaceful protests.Al-Bashir became a global pariah over his perceived role in conflicts in the Darfur region and later in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile.
Police fired teargas at groups who gathered in Atbara
and the capital Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman after noon prayers, witnesses said, and residents reported hearing gunfire in surrounding areas and in the southern state of White Nile.
More joined the protests in Atbara
with dozens demonstrating in Dongola and al Qadarif who joined in a show of hands.
The financing will be used for the construction of the Setet and Atbara
hydropower dams, which will produce 200 MW of electricity when they go online by 2015.
Of the loan, $175 million will go to building the Atbara
and Seteet dams in Kassala state which, on branches of the Blue Nile, will help to irrigate farmland and generate a combines 200 megawatts.
ASEC Engineering and Management, a portfolio company of Citadel's investment platform company ASEC Holding, signed a three-year renewable contract to provide technical management services to Alsalam Cement Production Company (ACPC) to manage a cement plant near Atbara
Dubai ASEC Holding said ASEC Engineering and Management has signed a three-year renewable contract to provide technical management services to the Alsalam Cement Production Company cement plant near Atbara
CAIRO: ASEC Engineering and Management signed a three-year renewable contract to provide technical management services for Alsalam Cement Production Company's (ACPC) cement plant near Atbara
in Sudan, the company said in a statement.
The contract covers the delivery of a 4,500 tonnes-per-day cement production line, including engineering, for a new cement plant Aresco is building in Atbara
in northern Sudan for Al Takomol Cement Company.
The guide's first half explains the country's historical context, the second half describes the country from the confluence of the Niles at Khartoum, the pyramids of the Nubian desert; the frontier settlement of Wadi Halfa, the railhead town of Atbara
, the Red Sea's pristine dive sites, the world's Gum Arabic capital El Obeid, the sugarloaf Taka mountains near Kassala, and the fertile Nuba Mountains.