Sudan is located at the crossroads of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. The country is rich in mining resources such as gold and oil as well as agriculture consisting of untapped arable land.
Africa HR Solutions ensures all policies and regulations are followed to guarantee full compliance for your business in Sudan. Our end-to-end Sudan HR outsourcing services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll and other ancillary services to help you expand to Sudan, even if you don’t have a legal entity yet.
Country Profile - Sudan
Population: 41.8 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $26.11 bn
GDP Growth: -2.3%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 2.8%
Unemployment Rate: 12.9%
Currency: Sudanese Pound
Languages: Arabic, English
Strategically located at the crossroads of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, Sudan is bordered by seven countries namely Libya and Egypt Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The country has untapped agricultural and mining resources. The recession worsened in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic followed by floods and locust infestation that damaged agricultural production. The country is being hit by hyperinflation affecting income households and the devaluation of the Sudanese pound.
Interesting Facts About Sudan
Sudan has more than 200 pyramids, known as the world’s largest collection
The country has a multilingual population, with more than 114 languages spoken
It is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world
Sudan has incredible nature reserves, whereby Sanganeb National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage and the first marine national park in the country
Sudan is abundant in precious metals and stones
‘Ful Medames’ is a popular vegetarian dish in Sudan made with beans
Public Holidays in Sudan
New Year’s Day (Independence Day)
Coptic Christmas Day
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Islamic New Year
Birth of the Prophet
Employment in Sudan
A work agreement is recommended in Sudan, although most employees prefer a written contract that delineates all information about the salary, compensation, termination requirements, and bonuses. All employees are entitled to parental, sick, and vacation leaves. Our dedicated team at Africa HR Solutions devise a comprehensive offering to ensure your move to Sudan is smooth and compliant with laws, norms, local culture, and labour policies. Our experts also assist you in crafting a competitive benefits scheme to get the right talent to your organisation and help you run your business with peace of mind.
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