Darfuris rejoice as Sudan agrees to hand Bashir to ICC

2020-02-17 13:23

In Sudan's sprawling Camp Kalma, people who fled the Darfur conflict are overjoyed at a pledge by the country's new authorities to finally deliver ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court.

Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir gets two years' detention for corruption

2019-12-14 13:36

A Sudanese court on Saturday ordered former president Omar al-Bashir to be detained for two years in a correctional centre for corruption in one of several cases against the ousted autocrat.

Sudan court charges Bashir with holding illegal foreign funds

2019-09-01 08:07

A Sudanese court has charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds.

Sudan's Bashir 'got $90m from Saudi royals'

2019-08-19 19:18

Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial.

Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer

2019-08-01 05:43

The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session.

'What protests?': Sudan's desert nomads untouched by Bashir's downfall

2019-07-14 14:16

Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades.

African Union and UN back civilian-led Sudan transition

2019-05-07 11:08

AU Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat said there is no question of sustaining the ruling military council.

Sudan protesters demand 'immediate' civilian rule

2019-04-15 11:49

Sudanese protesters demanded the country's military rulers "immediately" hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice.

Sudanese protesters defy curfew, day after military coup

2019-04-13 07:19

Sudanese pro-democracy protesters who spent four months on the streets rallying against the country's autocratic president pressed on with their campaign for a civilian government.

A timeline of key events in rule of Sudan's al-Bashir

2019-04-11 18:32

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military following nearly four months of protests against his rule.


Bashir to face ICC for war crimes as Sudan vows to hand over ousted autocrat

2020-02-11 17:37

Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum's ruling body said on Tuesday.

Thousands of Sudanese call for dissolving Bashir's party

2019-10-21 21:57

Thousands of Sudanese rallied in several cities including the capital Khartoum, urging the country's new authorities to dissolve the former ruling party of ousted Islamist leader Omar al-Bashir.

Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues

2019-08-25 07:15

Sudan's deposed President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his legal team asked for his release on bail.

Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact

2019-08-19 11:36

A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule.

Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis

2019-07-17 14:17

The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir.

ICC prosecutor: Omar al-Bashir must answer for Darfur abuses now

2019-06-20 18:16

Sudan's overthrown president is wanted by the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide.

Sudan's Bashir transferred to prison - family source

2019-04-17 13:27

Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP.

Sudan intelligence chief resigns: military council

2019-04-13 13:28

The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country's new military rulers said on Saturday.

Currency chaos that toppled Sudan's al-Bashir holds lesson for autocrats

2019-04-12 12:00

One of the root causes of the 75-year-old’s downfall was his inability to manage a shortage of foreign exchange that sent inflation soaring and hammered living standards.

Sudanese officials say army forced president to step down

2019-04-11 18:20

Sudan's armed forces were to deliver an "important statement" and asked the nation to "wait for it" on Thursday, state TV reported, as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down.

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