Sudanese protesters burned tires in part of the capital, Khartoum, Wednesday night, after the government lifted all subsidies on gasoline and diesel. Finance Minister Jibril Ibrahim announced Tuesday that prices will be determined by the cost of importing and transporting gas and diesel, along with taxes and profit margins. The new fuel prices are in line with import costs, said a Finance Ministry statement. Under the new pricing system, fuel will increase from about 35 cents to nearly 70 cents per liter, while the price of diesel will more than double. Sudan has been moving to implement financial reforms monitored by the International Monetary Fund in hopes of turning around its economy and attracting foreign financing. Freelance reporter Amira Saleh said the higher prices will negatively affect her work and family. “The salary of an ordinary Sudanese employee is not enough to cover all the […]