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Sudan's Bashir to visit Russia Thursday: Kremlin

2017-11-20 16:51

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by The International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes related to the Darfur conflict, will visit Russia,says the Kremlin.

US says Sudan cutting trade, military ties to North Korea

2017-11-17 14:04

The United States has said that Sudan will cut all military and trade ties to North Korea, a move that would be a significant victory in the Trump administration's efforts to isolate the Stalinist nation amid increasing tensions over the North's testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Top US official in Sudan to push for human rights

2017-11-16 16:44

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan has arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit to push for human rights and religious freedom, weeks after Washington ended sanctions against Khartoum.

Ugandan civil society seeks arrest of visiting al-Bashir

2017-11-16 09:08

Ugandan civil society will be approaching the country's courts to have Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, arrested.

Sudan's ICC-wanted president is set to visit Uganda

2017-11-10 17:08

Sudan's president, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes, is expected to visit Uganda on Sunday at the invitation of Uganda's government.

Top Africa stories: Malawi, Zim, S Sudan

2017-11-03 08:30

A Malawian court has found three suspects guilty of illegally exhuming the body of a 16-year-old girl living with albinism, and the IMF says Zimbabwe is among the most fragile economies in the world.

Bashir tells Kiir keen to solve disputes with S Sudan

2017-11-02 11:50

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has told his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir that Khartoum is keen to resolve all pending issues with South Sudan in a bid to improve relations, a report says.

Demolitions leave S Sudan refugees in Khartoum homeless: UN

2017-10-26 19:30

Thousands of South Sudanese refugees have been left homeless in Khartoum after Sudanese police demolished their shelters over the past few months, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Sudan frees editor jailed over president family graft allegations

2017-10-25 08:37

Sudan has freed a newspaper editor, jailed over an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of corruption, after a local journalist union paid off his fine.

EU offers $124m in humanitarian aid for Sudan

2017-10-24 06:10

The European Commission has announced a $124m aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent humanitarian assistance in the African country.

 

US official calls on Sudan to stop 'church demolitions'

2017-11-17 19:44

A top US official has called on Sudan to stop demolitions of "mosques and churches" as alleged by campaign groups, insisting that Washington will push for human rights and religious freedom in the country.

US keen on 'expanding' ties with sanctions-free Sudan

2017-11-16 21:43

The United States is keen to expand relations with Sudan that have gained a "positive momentum" after Washington lifted its trade embargo against Khartoum, a top US diplomat has said.

Sudan journalists oppose new law curbing media freedom

2017-11-16 09:08

Dozens of Sudanese journalists have demonstrated in Khartoum against a proposed new press law that aims to tighten restrictions on media freedom in the African country.

Sudan's president, wanted by the ICC, visits Uganda

2017-11-13 20:17

Sudan's president, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, has arrived in Uganda on a two-day official visit

Sudan's Bashir says time to empty camps of Darfur displaced

2017-11-06 21:30

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said it was time to shut camps hosting millions of displaced people from the conflict in Darfur as the war in the region had ended.

Kiir accuses Sudan of being 'source of weapons' in S Sudan war

2017-11-02 20:32

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has accused Sudan of being a "source of weapons" fuelling the brutal civil war in his country as he met leader Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum.

S Sudan's Kiir in Sudan to ease 'tense' relations

2017-11-01 20:18

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit aimed at resolving border disputes and addressing mutual accusations of supporting rebels in each other's territory.

Clooney donates $1m to combat corruption in Africa

2017-10-25 20:32

George Clooney has donated $1m to combat war crimes and corruption in Africa.

EU vows to aid Sudan for 'as long as it takes'

2017-10-24 17:26

Even as global donors reduce their aid offerings to war-torn Sudan, the European Union has vowed to provide the African country with humanitarian assistance for "as long as it takes".

Sudan editor convicted after Bashir's family accused of graft

2017-10-23 18:30

A Sudanese court sentenced a prominent newspaper editor to six months in jail for publishing an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of corruption, the journalist has said .

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