US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged

2019-06-14 05:26

US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan appoints new peace envoy to S Sudan

2018-10-18 09:13

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has appointed a peace envoy to South Sudan, mired in conflict since it won independence from its northern neighbour in 2011.

Sudan says South Sudan rival leaders reach deal on security

2018-07-06 19:46

Sudan's official news agency says South Sudan's rival leaders have reached an agreement on security arrangements as talks continue on a peace deal to end a five-year civil war.

PICTURES: US envoy to Sudan pushes for aid in ex-rebel bastion

2017-06-20 16:10

The top US envoy in Sudan has pushed for more access to deliver humanitarian aid to Golo as he visited the former rebel stronghold in war-torn Darfur under tight security.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir , DRC

2017-05-18 08:28

President Robert Mugabe's party has reportedly shipped in brand new cars worth millions of dollars for election campaign, and Zimbabwe’s national airline has been barred from flying to Europe.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Rwanda

2017-03-27 19:49

A popular Tanzanian rapper has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, and cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills.

Darfur rebel groups retreat to Libya, South Sudan: UN report

2017-01-17 16:32

Two rebel groups driven out of Darfur by a Sudanese military offensive now operate mostly in Libya and South Sudan but hope to return to fight again, says a UN report.

Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks

2016-09-29 10:05

Rights group Amnesty International has accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.

Government's disregard for al-Bashir court orders points to a large problem - Justice Malala

We're joined in studio by Justice Malala to talk about his new book We Have Begun Our Descent: How To Stop South Africa Losing Its Way. Watch.

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HEADLINES: Durban shooting, bus petrol-bombed & Bashir's return

In today's news headlines: three killed in Durban taxi rank shooting, two killed in Cape Town bus bomb & Omar al-Bashir could return to SA this year.

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President of war-torn South Sudan to mediate Sudan peace talks

2018-11-05 21:02

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones.

South Sudan foes agree to withdraw forces from 'urban areas'

2018-07-07 18:00

South Sudan's government and rebels agreed to withdraw troops from urban areas, a Sudanese official has said, as they signed a security deal aimed at ending a four-and-a-half year war.

Sudan frees dozens of activists detained after protests

2018-02-19 14:44

Sudan released dozens of opposition activists arrested last month in a crackdown on protests against rising food prices, an AFP correspondent has reported.

Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

2017-05-24 20:33

Egypt has denied the announcement by Sudanese President Omar el-Bashir that Egyptian armored vehicles were used by rebels in recent attacks in the Darfur region

Genocide-indicted Bashir will be at Saudi summit with Trump: Sudan

2017-05-17 18:33

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been charged with war crimes and genocide, will attend the same summit in Saudi Arabia as US President Donald Trump, Khartoum's top diplomat has said.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

2017-01-19 14:17

Who are the nine longest-serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?

Sudan bans 3 more dailies reporting on general strike

2016-11-29 16:03

Sudanese authorities have banned three more independent newspapers and seized all copies ahead of distribution as a general strike against fuel subsidy cuts and price hikes continued for the third day

Bashir, wanted by ICC, 'very welcome' at Rwanda's AU summit

2016-07-14 19:48

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the world's top criminal court, is "very welcome" in Rwanda for a summit of the African Union, the country's foreign minister said.

ANC: Govt must take Bashir ruling to supreme court

2015-09-16 13:46

The ANC has disagreed with a court decision not to allow government to appeal a ruling that it acted unconstitutionally when it did not arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan arrests opposition politicians

2015-09-05 22:27

Sudanese security agents have arrested four opposition politicians in Khartoum for giving a speech criticising the government, their party chief says, as President Omar al-Bashir presses for a national dialogue.

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