Sudanese Socialist Union

From Communpedia
Revision as of 15:34, 9 November 2011 by Fred Bauder (talk | contribs) (Reverted edits by Hugo Chávez and Fidel Castro like to have sex together (talk) to last revision by [[)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

The Sudanese Socialist Union (SSU) was a political party in Sudan. The SSU was the country's sole legal party from 1971 until 1985, when the regime of President Gaafar Nimeiry was overthrown in a military coup.

Today the Sudanese Democratic Socialist Union, the successor party to the SSU, exists as a registered political party in Sudan. It is led by Professor Dr. Fatima Abdel Mahmood, who was Sudan's first female Minister during the Presidency of Gaafar Nimeiry as well as a former member of the National Congress Party. Professor Dr. Fatima Abdel Mahmoud is the first woman to contest the Presidency in Sudan in the April 2010 general elections.