Egypt, Sudan vow not to aid opposition groups

2017-04-21 11:18

Egypt and Sudan said on Thursday they will not harbour or support opposition groups fighting their respective governments, as top diplomats of the two countries vowed to boost bilateral ties.

5 Sudanese troops killed in Yemen: army

2017-04-12 10:03

The Sudanese army has said that five of its troops have been killed while fighting for the Saudi-led Arab coalition against Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen.

Sudan and Saudi Arabia boost ties with joint air force drill

2017-04-09 19:02

President Omar al-Bashir says a joint Saudi-Sudanese air force drill has boosted relations between the countries, two years after Khartoum broke ties with Iran.

Top Africa stories: Bashir, Nigeria, Gambia

2017-04-08 07:25

SA has told the ICC that it had no obligation to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2015, and the party of Gambia's new president has won the majority of seats in a crucial parliamentary vote.

AS IT HAPPENED: SA appears before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan’s Bashir

2017-04-07 14:00

Get the latest details as South Africa appears before the ICC to defend its failure to arrest Sudanese President Oma al-Bashir who is wanted on charged of genocide.

SA in dock for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

2017-04-07 08:19

South Africa is set to defend its failure to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who is wanted on charges of genocide, at an unprecedented hearing before international war crimes judges.

Sudan tortured British news crew seized in Darfur: Amnesty

2017-04-05 17:16

Amnesty International has accused the Sudanese authorities of torturing a British journalist and his translator who were seized in war-torn Darfur while investigating suspected chemical attacks by government forces.

South Sudan releases 6 aid workers accused of smuggling arms

2017-04-03 14:09

Six aid workers arrested by South Sudan's military in January and accused of smuggling arms have been released, according to the humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders

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".

SA to appear before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan's Al-Bashir

2017-03-30 14:35

South Africa is set to appear before the ICC next week to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an AU summit in the country in June 2015", a statement says.


Nigeria sees 'massive spike' in death sentences: Amnesty International

2017-04-12 11:02

Nigeria handed down an astonishing 527 death sentences in 2016, three times more than the previous year, in what Amnesty International has described as a "massive and worrying spike".

Visa for Egyptians aimed at preventing 'terrorists': Sudan

2017-04-11 11:59

Sudan says that its decision to make Egyptian men aged from 18 to 50 obtain entry visas was aimed at preventing "terrorists" from infiltrating the country.

Sudan tribal clashes kill 9 in Darfur: local leaders

2017-04-09 07:36

Clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan's conflict-hit East Darfur state have killed at least nine people, tribal leaders say.

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.

SA says it was not obliged to arrest al-Bashir

2017-04-07 11:36

South Africa is insisting to International Criminal Court judges that it did not have to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Johannesburg in 2015.

Sudan likens S Sudanese influx to 'emergency'

2017-04-06 17:25

Sudan is facing an "emergency-like situation" with nearly 1 500 South Sudanese crossing into the country each day to flee famine and war, a top Sudanese official has said.

US wants 'proof' of progress by Sudan's government on Darfur

2017-04-05 11:27

US Ambassador Nikki Haley says the Trump administration wants to see "proof" from Sudan's government - not more words - that it is making progress toward peace and protecting civilians in its vast and troubled Darfur region.

Brothers recount Indian mob attacks leaving Africans fearful

2017-04-01 15:26

The Amalawa brothers were at the mall when the phone rang with warnings from a friend: Hurry home, mobs of Indians are attacking Africans across the area

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.

Over 60 000 S Sudanese enter Sudan in three months: UN

2017-03-29 15:24

More than 60 000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan in the first three months of 2017, says the UN refugee agency, fleeing famine and war in the world's youngest nation.

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