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 threatens to shut South Sudan border

2016-03-17 22:23

Sudan has threatened to shut its border with South Sudan just weeks after reopening crossings, accusing Juba of backing insurgents battling Khartoum.

Sudan security agents seize newspaper

2016-03-15 18:44

Sudanese security agents have confiscated all copies of the Tuesday edition of a newspaper seen as close to the government.

SA soldier killed in Sudan ambush

2016-03-10 12:40

A South African soldier has been killed and another injured after an SA National Defence Force convoy was ambushed in northern Darfur, Sudan, the SANDF says.

Intelligence chief not dead says Shabaab

2016-02-18 16:55

An armed group denies Mahad Karate and 10 other commanders died in air strike, saying the top official is 'safe and sound'.


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.

Chad officer shot in Darfur

2016-03-17 18:06

Gunmen have killed a Chadian army officer serving in a joint unit patrolling Sudan's border with Chad in the war-torn region of Darfur.

South African peacekeeper killed in Darfur

2016-03-10 16:28

A South African peacekeeper has been killed and another injured in an attack on a humanitarian convoy in Sudan's restless Darfur region.

Zuma to pull SA troops out of Sudan

2016-02-24 15:39

President Jacob Zuma is going to pull SA National Defence Force soldiers out of Darfur, Sudan, the Presidency says.

Up to 73 000 civilians flee fighting in Sudan's Darfur: UN

2016-02-17 19:09

As many as 73 000 civilians have fled the Marra mountains in the heart of Sudan's Darfur region since the army launched an offensive against rebels.

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