ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL BASHIR

ICC ruling expected for SA’s failure to arrest al-Bashir

2017-06-16 22:34

A ruling over South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is facing 10 charges by the ICC, including three of genocide, is expected in July.

Sudan accuses detained rights activist of spying

2017-06-05 19:00

A prominent Sudanese human rights activist detained for several months has been charged with spying for foreign embassies, an offence punishable by death,says a prosecutor.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Sudan rejects new US travel warning for Americans

2017-03-31 21:08

Sudan has rejected a new US travel advisory warning Americans against visiting the country, particularly three conflict zones, due to risks of "terrorism and violent crimes".

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.

 

Decision to withdraw from ICC still stands, says ANC

2017-06-11 16:47

The ANC’s decision that South Africa should withdraw from the International Criminal Court still stands, but consultations are still ongoing, the party's subcommittee on international relations says.

Sudan ratifies ban on Egyptian imports, fueling tension

2017-05-30 18:41

Sudan says its Cabinet has ratified a ban on the import of Egyptian animal and agricultural products, a development that's certain to deepen months of tension between the two neighbours over a long-running border dispute

SA denies breaking rules by not arresting Sudan's Bashir

2017-04-07 19:42

South Africa has denied it had flouted international law by refusing in 2015 to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir wanted by war crimes judges on charges of genocide in Darfur.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Bashir, Malawi

2017-03-31 06:38

SA is set to appear before the ICC over its failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al Bashir, and President Robert Mugabe has reportedly approved a hike in traffic fines.

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.

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