Darfur peacekeeping force headed for major drawdown

2017-06-07 08:00

The African Union and the United Nations are proposing major cuts to their joint peacekeeping force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, paring down one of the world's largest and costliest peace operations.

Sudan's Bashir, wanted for war crimes, invited to Trump summit

2017-05-17 11:37

Saudi has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to a summit with US President Donald Trump and Arab and Muslim leaders, a Saudi official says.

SA says it was not obliged to arrest al-Bashir

2017-04-07 11:36

South Africa is insisting to International Criminal Court judges that it did not have to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Johannesburg in 2015.

SA to defend failure to arrest Bashir at ICC

2017-04-05 08:44

War crimes judges will hear later this week why South Africa failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during a 2015 visit, as they mull whether to report the country to the UN for possible action.

Sudan's Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

2017-03-27 12:35

Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the ICC on charges of war crimes and genocide.

Czech missionary leaves Sudan after Bashir pardon

2017-02-27 10:16

A Czech Christian aid worker sentenced to 24 years in jail has left Sudan after President Omar al-Bashir ordered his release, says a foreign ministry official.

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.


Sudan's Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summit

2017-05-19 15:03

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump, his office says.

Sudan and Saudi Arabia boost ties with joint air force drill

2017-04-09 19:02

President Omar al-Bashir says a joint Saudi-Sudanese air force drill has boosted relations between the countries, two years after Khartoum broke ties with Iran.

SA in dock for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

2017-04-07 08:19

South Africa is set to defend its failure to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who is wanted on charges of genocide, at an unprecedented hearing before international war crimes judges.

SA to appear before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan's Al-Bashir

2017-03-30 14:35

South Africa is set to appear before the ICC next week to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an AU summit in the country in June 2015", a statement says.

HRW urges Jordan to deny entry or arrest Sudan's Bashir

2017-03-26 13:30

Human Rights Watch has urged Jordan to deny entry to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir or arrest him over alleged war crimes in Darfur if he visits this week.

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.

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