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.

UN report says Sudan violates Darfur sanctions

2016-09-28 21:00

The Sudanese government continues to violate sanctions imposed by the Security Council over their actions in Darfur, according to a UN report.

Global concerns over SA's human rights policy - SAHRC to minister

2016-07-17 21:44

The SAHRC says there is global concern over SA's human rights policy.

Sudan's al-Bashir lands in Rwanda, defying ICC

2016-07-17 08:39

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in Rwanda to attend a summit of African leaders, defying an international warrant for his arrest.

SA's handling of Al-Bashir 'not a high point' in Africa

2016-06-10 12:49

The debacle involving Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir showed South Africa was unsure of what it stood for anymore, analyst Jakkie Cilliers has said.

Sudan's Bashir, wanted by ICC, applies for US visa

2016-05-19 17:48

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for alleged war crimes, has applied for a US visa to attend the next UN General Assembly, an official says.

Govt to appeal SCA's Bashir judgment

2016-04-08 15:51

The government has applied for leave to appeal the judgment by the Supreme Court of Appeal concerning Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, the justice ministry says.

SA under obligation to arrest Al Bashir - SCA

2016-03-15 16:30

The Supreme Court of Appeal has said that the South African government was under an obligation to co-operate with the ICC in arresting Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.

Sudan rebels, troops clash in South Kordofan

2016-02-15 22:47

Sudanese troops and rebels have clashed around an army base in the restive South Kordofan state.


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.

UN urges Sudan to shed light on alleged chemical attacks

2016-10-05 10:18

The United Nations peacekeeping chief has urged Sudan to shed light on allegations of chemical weapons attacks in Darfur, but Russia said the claims must not be taken seriously.

Sudan threatens to shut S Sudan border over rebels

2016-09-19 12:29

Sudan has threatened to shut its border with South Sudan used by refugees fleeing conflict if Juba fails to "fulfil its commitment" of expelling insurgent groups battling Khartoum.

SAHRC demands meeting with minister over SA's 'waning' human rights committment

2016-07-17 15:07

The SA Human Rights Commission has written a stern letter to International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, asking to meet her to discuss concerns over the country’s seemingly "waning" commitment to human rights, the organisation announced on Sunday.

Uganda, Djibouti censured by ICC

2016-07-12 22:15

The International Criminal Court says it is referring Uganda and Djibouti to the UN Security Council after the countries' failed to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Cabinet puts bill to pull out of ICC on hold

2016-06-05 07:29

Cabinet has put a bill on hold that could make South Africa the first African country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Darfur votes on status in referendum

2016-04-11 21:59

Sudan's war-scarred Darfur region is voting in the first day of a referendum on its future status despite international criticism.

Sudan's Bashir to step down in 2020

2016-04-07 21:05

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that he will step down in 2020 after his current term in office ends.

Supreme Court dismisses Bashir appeal

2016-03-15 10:13

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed the State's appeal against a high court ruling that government's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was inconsistent with its constitutional duties.

Bashir not immune from arrest, appeal court hears

2016-02-12 14:01

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was not immune from arrest when he was in South Africa last year, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has heard.

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