Sudan sticks to cuts despite protests

2012-06-26 10:13

Sudan's finance minister says the government will stick to its decision to cut fuel subsidies despite more than a week of anti-austerity protests in Khartoum and other cities.

Jintao promises strong ties with South Sudan

2011-07-10 12:51

Chinese President Hu Jintao congratulated South Sudan on its independence, promising stronger ties between the two countries.

Al-Bashir: I'll support south

2011-01-04 13:10

Sudan's president says he is ready to welcome and assist Southern Sudan as a new country if it votes for independence in a referendum.

Sudan boycott clouds AU-EU summit

2010-11-29 14:05

Leaders from Africa and Europe head into tough talks to seal a "new, equal" partnership between the two continents after narrowly averting a diplomatic rumpus over Sudan.

Al-Bashir defies travel warrant

2010-08-27 18:45

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for war crimes and genocide to attend the promulgation of Kenya's new constitution.

Bashir victory expected in Sudan

2010-04-26 13:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the ICC, is headed for a near-certain win in landmark polls that observers say failed to reach world standards.

Darfur truce raises hopes

2010-02-23 15:06

A truce to be signed by Sudan’s government and the most powerful rebel group in Darfur has raised hopes that seven years of devastating war will finally come to an end.

Darfur talks postponed

2009-10-15 11:31

Qatari-hosted talks between the Sudanese government and Darfur rebels have been postponed, the UN mediator says.

Sudan editors 'cautious'

2009-09-27 22:12

Editors in Sudan have given the announcement of an end to state censorship a cautious welcome - but some say they would still face pressure over sensitive stories.

Mbeki panel backs Bashir warrant

2009-07-10 22:28

A panel led by Thabo Mbeki has backed the International Criminal Court's indictment of Sudanese officials including President Omar al-Bashir for war crimes.

AU refuses to act on warrant

2009-07-04 11:36

The AU has refused to act on an international war crimes warrant for Sudan's president, at a summit that also yielded a deal on the powers of a new regional authority.


Malawi to allow Bashir in for summit

2011-10-13 19:07

Malawi will allow Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir into the country for an upcoming regional trade summit and has no plans to arrest him under an ICC warrant, an official says.

100s flee villages after Darfur clashes

2011-02-03 14:15

Hundreds of people have fled a surge of violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, leaving villages abandoned near recent battles between rebels and government troops.

Bashir has billions abroad - ICC

2010-12-18 18:57

Sudan has dismissed allegations President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has deposited up to $9bn overseas, saying it was impossible because of sanctions.

Kenyans usher in constitution

2010-08-27 21:18

In a ceremony full of military pomp and traditional dance, Kenyans have packed Nairobi's Uhuru Park to see their leaders take oaths under the first overhaul of the charter in years.

Gaddafi says will rein in rebel

2010-07-19 22:32

Libya has told a Sudanese rebel leader staying on its territory he must do nothing to jeopardise peace talks in Sudan, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says.

Sudan, Darfur rebels sign truce

2010-02-24 10:58

Darfur’s most powerful rebel group and the Sudanese government have signed a truce after a year of internationally sponsored negotiations.

Sudan to offer govt posts to rebels

2010-02-23 10:37

Sudan will offer Darfur’s rebel Justice and Equality government positions as part of a peace deal, according to documents setting out the terms of negotiations.

Chad, Sudan to normalise ties

2009-10-13 15:52

The chairperson of the Commission of the AU, Jean Ping has expressed hopes of a swift normalisation of relations between Chad and Sudan and welcomed new talks underway.

Unamid chief resigns

2009-08-26 13:43

The head of the joint UN-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region, who some diplomats say has been ineffective, is stepping down, the UN says.

Botswana rejects AU Bashir call

2009-07-05 21:02

Botswana has distanced itself from a decision by African leaders to ignore the ICC order to extradite Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir.

Bashir defies ICC with Zim trip

2009-06-06 21:11

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has travelled to Zimbabwe on Saturday in defiance of an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court, it has been reported.

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