ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL BASHIR

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.

LATEST: Sudan vote slated in two years as Omar al-Bashir is toppled

2019-04-11 14:08

Sudanese defence minister confirms that Omar al-Bashir has been removed as president.

Sudanese vow to keep protesting as president digs in

2019-03-15 06:28

Three months after Sudanese protesters rose up against President Omar al-Bashir, the longtime autocrat has bound himself more tightly to the military and refuses to bow to their demands.

Fresh protests in Sudan call for ouster of Omar al-Bashir

2019-02-13 07:04

Hundreds of demonstrators are gathering in different Sudanese cities, protesting against autocratic President Omar al-Bashir.

Bashir orders reopening of Sudan border with Eritrea

2019-02-02 08:10

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday announced the reopening of his country's eastern border with Eritrea, which has been shut since last year.

Fresh protests in Sudan call for al-Bashir to step down

2019-01-29 18:43

Activists say hundreds of demonstrators have gathered in and around Sudan's capital calling for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir and marching in memorial for those killed in past protests against him

Sudan's embattled president to travel to Qatar, seeking aid

2019-01-22 17:28

Sudan's embattled al-Bashir to visit Qatar, his first trip abroad since protests against his rule began nearly five weeks ago

 

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.

Group says 60 killed in protests against Sudan's president

2019-04-06 08:05

An international rights group says Sudan's security forces have killed at least 60 people in more than three months of street protests calling on Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir to step down.

Sudan protesters remain resilient, but Bashir unbowed

2019-02-20 06:41

Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December.

Sudan protesters chant 'freedom' as police fire tear gas

2019-02-04 19:35

Crowds of Sudanese protesters chanted "freedom, freedom," as riot police fired tear gas on anti-government rallies in the capital and its twin city of Omdurman, witnesses have said.

Top Africa stories: Zim cleric freed on bail, DRC rebel leaders surrender

2019-01-30 08:24

Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has been freed on bail, and at least three rebel chiefs have surrendered in a show of support for DRC's new president Felix Tshisekedi

Egypt's president hosts Sudan's embattled leader

2019-01-27 18:35

Sudan's embattled President Omar al-Bashir has traveled to Cairo and met with his Egyptian counterpart as popular demonstrations against his 29-year rule continue to shake the country

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

2018-12-29 07:28

Sudanese police have fired tear gas on hundreds of worshippers who staged a demonstration after Friday prayers outside a mosque in Omdurman, as opposition groups urged for more anti-government protests.

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