Sudan rebels pledge to end use of child soldiers

2016-11-24 06:05

A prominent Sudanese rebel group has signed a deal with the United Nations to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers in its ranks.

ANC to mediate in war-torn South Sudan

2014-02-10 11:48

The ANC is reportedly planning to send its Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to mediate in war-torn South Sudan in response to a request by President Salva Kiir to President Jacob Zuma.

UN sees 'positive spirit' in Sudan talks

2013-04-25 13:44

The UN says Khartoum and rebels in South Kordofan have shown a "positive spirit" in opening direct talks towards ending a two-year war which has affected more than two million people.

Sudan rebels shell army stronghold

2012-11-07 10:47

Sudanese rebels say they have shelled the military's headquarters in the main city of the oil-producing South Kordofan state near the border with South Sudan after coming under air and ground attack.

South undermines stability, says Sudan

2012-04-24 12:35

South Sudan's continued support for rebels inside Sudan undermines the north’s stability, despite international appeals for it to stop, Khartoum’s foreign ministry says.

Sudanese rebels to 'free' hostages soon

2012-02-06 11:51

Sudanese rebels say they will release "soon" 29 Chinese workers held in the border state of South Kordofan where the army has been fighting insurgents for months.


UN urges ceasefire as Sudan-rebel talks begin

2014-02-13 10:32

The UN has urged Sudan and rebels, meeting for their first time peace talks in almost a year, to reach an immediate ceasefire so that aid can reach more than one million civilians

Intense fighting in Sudan's S Kordofan

2013-05-27 10:08

Fierce fighting has erupted between Sudanese government troops and rebels near Kadugli, the capital of South Kordofan, with both sides giving contradictory figures of casualties.

SPLM alleges air strikes ahead of talks

2013-04-18 14:21

Sudan's air force has carried out air strikes that wounded civilians in South Kordofan, rebels say ahead of peace talks next week.

Rebels say resume shelling of Kordofan

2012-10-10 14:07

Insurgents say they have shelled the main city in Sudan’s oil-producing South Kordofan state near the border with South Sudan, the second time this week.

Khartoum accuses S Sudan in rebel attack

2012-02-27 08:45

Khartoum has threatened retaliation after accusing breakaway South Sudan of backing a rebel attack inside its territory, adding to tensions which have sparked international concern.

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