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.

Withdrawal from the ICC: Not just a sad day for SA but for Africa

2016-10-24 11:28

The South African government's decision to withdraw from the ICC should not be seen in isolation. The African Union has called on its member states to withdraw from the court, writes Magnus Killander.

Sudan rebels suspend peace talks after chemical attack claims

2016-10-23 09:00

A prominent Sudanese rebel group has said it is suspending peace talks with Khartoum after a rights group accused government forces of using chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

Sudan's Bashir urges ICC African members to quit 'colonial' court

2016-10-22 16:04

Sudan has urged African members of the International Criminal Court to follow South Africa in withdrawing from the ICC, insisting it is a "new colonial tool" targeting only African leaders.

AS IT HAPPENED: A difficult choice had to be made, Masutha says on ICC withdrawal

2016-10-21 09:52

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has briefed the media on the government's decision to leave 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.

Bashir rejects Amnesty 'lies' about Darfur chemical attacks

2016-10-23 20:04

President Omar al-Bashir has accused Amnesty International of spreading "lies" that Sudanese government forces had used chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

Al-Bashir matter: Heads could roll soon

2016-10-23 06:00

Ministers and government officials who acted in contempt of court by allowing genocide-accused Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave South Africa – despite a court order blocking his departure – will be prosecuted once police have completed a criminal investigation.

Schussler: ICC exit will add to SA's economic woes

2016-10-21 20:20

South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court will add to the country’s mounting economic challenges, says economist Mike Schussler.

SA starts process to withdraw from International Criminal Court

2016-10-21 06:16

South Africa has set in motion the process to withdraw from the International Criminal Court following a dispute last year over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

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