Associated press

US official lands in Sudan to support democratic transition

The US official, who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on genocide, landed in Sudan on Saturday to aid the country’s fragile transition to democracy before traveling to Ethiopia to urge the local government to make humanitarian decisions To enable aid for the war-torn region of Tigray. Samantha Power, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development, will meet in Khartoum with senior Sudanese officials including General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, chairman of the ruling Sovereign Council and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, the civilian face of the Sudanese interim government.