ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL BASHIR

Sudan's first PM since 1989 coup takes oath

2017-03-02 19:42

A former army general and top aide to President Omar al-Bashir has been sworn in as Sudan's first prime minister since the post was scrapped in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

Woman journalist says being targeted by Sudan Islamic hardliners

2017-02-26 19:02

A Sudanese female journalist and critic of government policies said Sunday that she is under fire from hardliners who have accused her of "insulting Islam" in one of her columns.

Fighting smashes fragile calm in southern Sudan

2017-02-21 21:58

Clashes between Sudan's government and rebels in South Kordofan province smashed a months-long lull in fighting, the two sides have said.

Sudan 'to demolish at least 25 Christian churches' in Khartoum

2017-02-02 17:57

Sudanese authorities are reportedly set to demolish at least 25 Christian churches allegedly said to be "trespassing into residential areas".

Sudan says 'secret' talks led to US easing sanctions

2017-01-15 13:01

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour says"secret" talks between American and Sudanese officials led to the easing of US sanctions on his country.

Sudan lauds Russia's snub of ICC

2016-11-17 18:04

Sudan has welcomed Russia's snub of the International Criminal Court, which seeks the arrest of President Omar al-Bashir on war crimes charges related to atrocities committed in Darfur.

SA's withdrawal from ICC not being done legally - ISS

2016-10-21 14:04

The government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court should have gone through Parliament first, and is a "political smokescreen", the Institute for Security Studies says.

Sudan frees 21 rebel child soldiers: UN

2016-09-23 14:56

Sudan has freed 21 child soldiers who were captured in war-torn Darfur last year during fighting between government troops and rebels, the United Nations has said

ICC gives SA more time to explain Bashir arrest failure

2015-10-15 17:57

The International Criminal Court says it will give South Africa more time to explain why it defied an order to arrest Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, extending the deadline until a Pretoria court finalises the case.

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HEADLINES: KZN mass graves, Ramaphosa in Lesotho and Bashir arrest order

In today's news headlines: the Justice ministry to make a decision on KZN mass graves, Cyril Ramaphosa has been urgently sent to Lesotho & more calls for Omar al-Bashir's arrest. Watch.

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Sudan's Bashir frees jailed Czech missionary: minister

2017-02-26 21:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of a Czech Christian aid worker sentenced to 24 years in jail on charges of spying and inciting hatred, says a minister.

Bashir orders full aid access to S Sudan famine areas

2017-02-23 22:22

President Omar al-Bashir has ordered Sudanese authorities to assist the delivery of international humanitarian aid to famine-hit South Sudan through the country, says an official said.

Sudan frees British journalist detained in Darfur: embassy

2017-02-02 19:00

Sudan has freed a British journalist it detained last month for "illegally entering" the country, the British embassy and Sudanese media have said.

Sudan opposition chief Mahdi to return from exile: party

2017-01-26 15:27

Sudanese opposition leader and ex-prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi will return to the country on Thursday more than two years after he fled abroad, a senior official in his party has said.

Sudan welcomes US decision to lift sanctions

2017-01-14 11:30

Sudan has welcomed a US decision to lift some economic sanctions against Khartoum, saying it was a "positive and important" development in relations with Washington.

ICC exit disregards rule of law - Freedom Under Law

2016-10-21 20:19

The South African government’s decision to exit the ICC shows it is increasingly contemptuous of, and brazen in its disregard for, the rule of law, Freedom Under Law said.

Rights groups demand justice over Sudan protest deaths

2016-09-23 15:57

Global rights groups have criticised Sudan for failing to provide justice to dozens of protesters killed in a government crackdown on anti-austerity demonstrations three years ago.

SCA will 'take a while' to consider arguments in Bashir case

2016-02-12 18:46

The State will have to wait a while to find out if the Supreme Court of Appeal will overturn a high court ruling that government's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was inconsistent with its constitutional duties.

Government denied leave to appeal Bashir court order

2015-09-16 10:39

The government may not appeal the court ruling that it acted unconstitutionally when it did not arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, three judges have ruled.

Judges’ comments on Omar al-Bashir mark ‘new low’ for SA, say political parties

2015-06-25 10:57

A high court’s damning rebuke of the government for not obeying a court order in the matter involving Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has been labelled as “a new low” in the relationship between the government and courts.

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