Africa in the dock at the ICC

2015-09-02 09:11

The International Criminal Court where the trial of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntangada is set to open, has launched investigations in eight African countries.

Sudanese migrant who walked Channel Tunnel pleads not guilty

2015-08-24 13:23

A Sudanese migrant who walked 50km from France to Britain through the Channel Tunnel as trains rushed past, only to be caught near the British exit, has pleaded not guilty to an obscure 19th century offence.

Sudan summons Libya envoy for alleged Darfur rebel support

2015-08-12 07:20

Sudan has summoned the military attaché over accusations Libya’s internationally recognised government has sheltered Darfuri rebels on its territory, an army spokesperson says.

Bashir, facing charges, scheduled to speak at UN

2015-08-05 10:24

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir, who faces international war crimes and genocide charges, is on a provisional list of speakers at a UN summit of world leaders in late September.

Sudan guarantees rebels freedom

2015-08-03 18:35

Sudan's government says it is ready to offer rebels battling its forces legal guarantees to allow them to attend talks in Khartoum.

Sudan's Bashir in Mauritania despite ICC arrest warrant

2015-07-26 22:58

Sudanese President has arrived in Mauritania to attend a summit, despite an international arrest warrant issued against him in 2009.

George Clooney launches project to 'end war in Africa'

2015-07-22 13:25

Hollywood actor, George Clooney, has launched a new initiative called The Sentry aimed at ending conflicts on the African continent by tracking the money that fuels them.

UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest

2015-06-30 10:17

The Security Council has unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint UN-AU peacekeeping force in Sudan’s western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying.

Government appealing Bashir ruling

2015-06-29 09:50

Government will appeal the High Court in Pretoria's ruling regarding Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Newsmaker – Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh: At the centre of ­the al-Bashir debacle

2015-06-21 22:10

Until a week ago, few people in South Africa knew about the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), which jumped into news feeds when it approached a court asking for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to be arrested while in South Africa.


China welcomes 'old friend' Omar Bashir

2015-09-01 13:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping has welcomed Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, as an 'old friend', as China's foreign ministry defended his invite to a military parade to mark the end of WWII.

Several hurt as UN chopper makes emergency landing

2015-08-16 22:18

Several people have been injured when a helicopter from the UNAMID peacekeeping mission in Darfur made an emergency landing near an airfield in the western Sudanese region.

Pastors blocked from leaving Sudan

2015-08-06 22:53

Khartoum airport authorities have prevented two South Sudanese pastors from leaving the country after a court cleared them of spying charges and ordered their release.

Amnesty accuses Sudan forces of war crimes

2015-08-05 07:42

Amnesty International says Sudanese forces have committed war crimes and have bombed 26 health facilities.

African leaders demand end to Sudan sanctions

2015-07-28 08:46

African leaders has issued a joint statement from a conference in Mauritania calling for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan, whose president is wanted for a string of atrocities.

SA should have kept Bashir in the country – EU

2015-07-24 14:33

South Africa should have kept Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir, who is accused of genocide, in the country, says Hans van Baalen, chairperson of a delegation of the European Union’s parliament to South Africa.

Sudan politicians publicly flogged

2015-07-07 21:43

In a rare political sentence, 3 Sudanese politicians have been flogged for endorsing an election boycott.

ICC asks Security Council for help to ensure Bashir's arrest

2015-06-30 08:52

A top ICC prosecutor has called for the UN Security Council to ensure Sudan’s compliance with a court order for the arrest of President Omar al-Bashir.

Court to give reasons for Al-Bashir ruling

2015-06-24 06:38

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to give its reasons for its ruling that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir be kept in South Africa and arrested.

Al-Bashir cements SA’s shift away from West

2015-06-18 12:43

The government’s ill-conceived actions in wilfully ignoring its own judicial authorities by allowing Omar al-Bashir represents another example of a foreign policy pivot away from the West towards, writes Daniel Silke.

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