ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL-BASHIR

DA lays charges against government over Al-Bashir

2017-02-24 15:30

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has laid charges against the ministers of home affairs and international relations for letting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir slip out of South Africa in 2015 to avoid being handed over to the International Criminal Court.

Buses ferry workers as Sudan 'sit-at-home' strike fails

2016-12-19 20:00

A nationwide "sit-at-home" strike called by Sudanese opposition activists in protest at price hikes has failed as buses ferried workers to offices and schools remained open.

ICC accuses UN of failing to act against countries refusing to arrest Bashir

2016-12-14 10:23

The prosecutor for the ICC has accused the UN Security Council of failing to take "swift and concrete action" against countries refusing to arrest Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir.

High Court reserves judgment in DA challenge to ICC withdrawal

2016-12-06 19:09

The Gauteng North High Court in Pretoria has reserved judgment in the DA's challenge to the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Al-Bashir the primary reason for ICC withdrawal, court hears

2016-12-05 16:40

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is the primary reason for the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, the Southern African Litigation Centre has argued in the High Court in Pretoria.

Sudan arrests four leftist opposition leaders

2016-11-24 08:11

Sudanese security agents have arrested four prominent leftist opposition figures, their alliance says, as authorities press a bid to crush protests sparked by fuel price hikes.

Sudan arrests more opposition activists over fuel prices

2016-11-06 18:00

Sudanese security agents have arrested several opposition politicians over the past two days to prevent any likely protests against Khartoum's decision to hike fuel prices, their parties have said.

WATCH: Bashir will never appear before ICC, says foreign minister

2016-10-31 06:10

Sudanese foreign minister has said that President Omar al-Bashir will never appear before the ICC "because Sudan did not ratify the Rome Treaty".

Sudan's Bashir to appoint PM for first time since coup

2016-10-27 06:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is to appoint a prime minister, reinstating a post abolished after he came to power in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup, officials say.

Ugandan leader says ICC is 'useless', praises SA, Burundi

2016-10-25 11:15

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has described the International Criminal Court as “useless”, as he praised South Africa and Burundi’s move to leave the tribunal.

 

Obama to ease Bashir's Sudan sanctions on way out

2017-01-13 13:00

The Obama administration is set to ease sanctions against Sudan and broaden now limited talks with the long estranged African government whose leader, Omar al-Bashir, has been indicted on war crimes.

Sudan opposition presses on with 'sit-at-home' strike

2016-12-19 18:30

Sudanese opposition groups and activists have pressed on with plans to hold a "sit-at-home" strike against fuel subsidy cuts, despite a warning from President Omar al-Bashir that anti-regime protests would be crushed.

Sudan's Bashir: I won't be toppled by WhatsApp

2016-12-13 08:23

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has vowed to defeat anti-government protesters, saying his regime will not be overthrown by activists on "keyboards and WhatsApp".

Zuma, Masutha to respond to ICC court challenge

2016-12-06 07:29

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear arguments from government on reasons for wanting to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Dealing with Trump will be 'easier', says Sudan's Bashir

2016-11-29 20:13

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that he believes it will be easier to deal with US President-elect Donald Trump than with other American leaders who "talk" about democracy, human rights and transparency.

Sudan rebels pledge to end use of child soldiers

2016-11-24 06:05

A prominent Sudanese rebel group has signed a deal with the United Nations to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers in its ranks.

Sudan arrests opposition leader over fuel price speech

2016-11-05 09:34

Sudanese security agents have arrested a senior opposition politician for giving a speech that criticised a government decision to raise fuel prices, his party said.

Kenyatta in Sudan as African decisions loom on ICC

2016-10-30 07:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun a two-day visit to Sudan, just days after Khartoum issued a call to all African countries to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Botswana reaffirms support for ICC, 'regrets' SA decision

2016-10-26 12:09

The government of Botswana has become the first African country to "regret" the decision taken by South Africa to leave the International Criminal Court. It also affirmed its support for the court.

ICC: SA, Burundi departures won't take place for at least a year

2016-10-25 06:25

The ICC has urged member states to seek a consensus with critical African nations, while stressing that South Africa and Burundi's announced departures would not take place for at least a year.

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