China seeking to build Sudan’s first nuclear reactor

2016-05-24 07:18

China National Nuclear Corporation has agreed with Sudan to build the African nation’s first atomic reactor, China’s latest effort to expand its nuclear technology footprint abroad.

Sudan ups pressure for exit of Darfur peacekeepers

2016-05-23 08:23

As the UN Security Council begins talks next month on renewing its mission in Darfur for another year, Sudan has stepped up pressure for a complete exit of international peacekeepers from the war-torn region.

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.

Sudan rights lawyer - Security forces raid office

2016-05-05 23:07

A leading Sudanese human rights lawyer says security forces raided his office while he was meeting with a group of students suspended for staging protests and left with six.

Sudan: Sovereign rights in dispute with Egypt

2016-05-03 05:16

Sudan insists it has "sovereign rights" over two border territories whose ownership has been the subject of a dispute between Cairo and Khartoum.

Gunmen on camels wound 6 in Darfur camp attack

2016-05-01 14:48

Gunmen riding camels shot and wounded six people in an attack on a camp housing thousands of people displaced by the brutal conflict in Sudan's Darfur, residents say.

Sudan police tear-gas students protesting 'uni selloff'

2016-04-27 10:33

Sudanese police have used tear gas against students protesting over what they say is a plan to sell off buildings belonging to Khartoum university, despite the government denying the charge.

Sudan urges Egypt to discuss disputed territories

2016-04-18 08:06

Sudan's foreign ministry has called on neighbouring Egypt to discuss two disputed border territories days after Cairo transferred two islands to Saudi Arabia.

Sudan votes in Darfur referendum as rebels boycott

2016-04-11 09:45

Polls opened across Sudan's conflict-hit Darfur Monday in a referendum on whether to keep its five states or unite them into a single region despite rebels boycotting and international criticism.

At least 100 000 displaced in Darfur this year

2016-04-06 22:03

At least 100 000 people have been driven from their homes in an upsurge of fighting since January in Sudan's Darfur region.


Sudan effectively expels top UN humanitarian official

2016-05-23 21:52

UN says the government of Sudan has effectively expelled a senior UN official in charge of co-ordinating relief efforts.

UN says Sudan 'expels' senior humanitarian official

2016-05-22 21:36

Sudan has "de facto expelled" a senior United Nations humanitarian affairs official after refusing to renew his "stay permit" for another year, a UN statement says.

Female Kenyan university student held for joining ISIS

2016-05-10 12:08

A female microbiology student at the Kenyatta University in Kenya is facing charges of joining the Islamic State terror group.

US aid ship docks with food for Sudan war zones

2016-05-05 18:04

Dockers have began unloading tens of thousands of tonnes of food from a US aid ship destined for war-torn areas of Sudan.

Top Sudan court lifts ban on newspaper

2016-05-02 22:40

Sudan's highest court has allowed a leading newspaper to resume publishing, nearly five months after the authorities banned it.

Sudan police teargas students

2016-04-28 19:16

Sudanese police have fired tear gas as clashes broke out during a protest at Khartoum University over the killing of a student by security forces.

Darfur votes for five-state status quo

2016-04-23 18:37

Sudan says almost 98% of voters favoured maintaining war-torn Darfur as five states in a referendum that faced international criticism and an opposition boycott.

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.

Up to 400 000 in Sudan may need food aid

2016-04-04 07:43

Around 400 000 people in Sudan could need food aid because of poor rains caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon.

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