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Commuters stranded as Sudanese economy teeters on verge of collapse

SOARING INFLATION:A weak local currency has sent the prices of spare parts up 100 percent over the past year, forcing some bus owners to idle their vehicles

AFP, KHARTOUM

Struggling to feed their families, Khartoum commuters are left “waiting for a miracle, which is a bus, to bring them back home,” the pro-government Sudan Vision said in an editorial.

It said some despairing travelers are being forced to walk home and urged government action “before it becomes too late to contain the anger of the people.”

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